Tips for Implementing a Successful Feedback System

If your team is functioning well and achieving its goals, you may wonder why it would be important to implement a feedback system in the workplace. The truth is, lack of feedback causes employees to self-regulate. Without direction, they may focus energy on the wrong things, or they may even begin to slack off since… Read more »

How to Boost Your Relationship With Your Professional Search Partner

An ag recruiting partner can be an invaluable resource for your business, helping you control costs, improve the quality of hires and ultimately, boost productivity and positive outcomes. However, in order to deliver on those promises, your search partner must get to know as much as they can about your unique business, its culture and… Read more »

How to Focus on the Positive to Be Successful

In any workplace, negative attitudes can spread like wildfire. Once complaining starts, it can seem impossible to reel everyone back in and get them into a positive frame of mind. However, employees who have a positive attitude are more confident in their abilities and are more productive. If you’re ready to nip negativity in the… Read more »

How to Write a Resume to Highlight Temporary Experience

If you’ve worked as a remote project manager, consultant or short-term subject matter expert, you’ve probably faced a classic conundrum. How do you organize your resume to keep it concise while ensuring hiring managers understand your experience? Use these strategies to write a resume that highlights your expertise and experience without extending into a novel-sized… Read more »

Skills to Look for When Hiring Top Marketing Professionals

Marketing is a rapidly evolving field, and it is necessary to hire people with the skills and adaptability to grow as the industry itself grows. Because the landscape changes so quickly, hiring managers find it challenging to locate and hire the talent they need. Here are some of the most important skills and traits to… Read more »

How Can You Hire the Right Candidate?

The war for talent in today’s tight agriculture market is fierce. Companies need sales and marketing talent with specialized skills, but it is difficult to locate and recruit that talent. A niche recruiting partner in the ag industry can help bridge your talent gap by efficiently and accurately connecting you with the talent you need.… Read more »

How to Evaluate a Candidate’s Personality

In the current market, it’s hard enough to find temporary remote sales candidates who have the experience you’re looking for, let alone the personality traits required for success. However, personality plays a big role in sales success – especially for people who hold remote positions. As part of the hiring process, it’s important to evaluate… Read more »

The Benefits of Hiring Project Managers for Your Sales Team

Sales is a volatile profession in any field. Even the most skilled pros can be derailed by unforeseen changes in the market. When it comes to sales in the ag business, the volatility increases significantly. From market factors to technological changes to the forces of Mother Nature, agriculture companies must constantly strategize and innovate new… Read more »

Why Didn’t You Get the Job?

As a sales and marketing professional, you understand the value of feedback in helping you grow and improve on the job. Feedback is equally important to a job search but it is difficult to know what went wrong or where you could improve because you never receive feedback from a hiring manager. If you don’t… Read more »

Job Search Mistakes Even the Most Experienced Candidates Make

In today’s tight agriculture employment market, competition for sales and marketing jobs can be fierce, and making a single mistake can put you out of the running. Even if you’re an experienced candidate, you could be making mistakes you’re not aware of. Here are some practical ways to avoid those mistakes, so you can remain… Read more »