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 »

How to Impress as a Project Manager

Working as a remote temporary sales pro is extremely rewarding. You have flexibility, you’re exposed to new businesses and new projects, and in many ways, you get to be in control of your own career. However, remote sales project managers must always be “on.” You don’t have the luxury of slacking off or becoming complacent… Read more »

Why Prioritization is Essential for Your Marketing Team

Most professionals have heard of the 80/20 rule which states that 80 percent of your results come from 20 percent of your efforts. This means that 80 percent of your sales volume is likely generated by 20 percent of your customers; 80 percent of your complaints come from 20 percent of your customers; and 80… Read more »

Networking in the Agriculture Industry

When it comes to finding new job opportunities in the agriculture industry, it’s often who you know that makes all the difference. Connections are important, but many professionals neglect networking because it can be time-consuming and overwhelming. If you’re serious about building your career in the ag business, however, it’s time to get serious about… Read more »

Implement These Tactics to Avoid Burnout on Your Workforce

Sales is a high-pressure field, which means burnout is always a risk. They have to constantly push to meet and exceed goals, and many never fully disconnect from their jobs, making themselves available to clients 24/7, wreaking havoc on work-life balance. It’s important to help your sales team avoid burnout, as it ultimately leads to… Read more »

Help Your Project Managers Adapt to Change Quickly

Remote sales project managers can be an invaluable resource when you have goals to hit and objectives to manage. However, if you don’t help those project managers adapt quickly to change, they might not be as effective as you had hoped. Use these strategies to get your remote sales reps up and running quickly and… Read more »

Identifying Your Hiring Needs

When it comes to hiring, many agricultural companies take this approach: When a position opens, they hire for that job. Simple, right? However, many of those same companies also report a constant struggle to find the right people when they need them. Companies that do an excellent job of sourcing talent don’t take this type… Read more »

Five Traits to Look for in Top Marketing Talent

If you’re hiring marketing professionals, you already recognize the value marketing brings to your organization. Like sales, marketing is a department that will generally pay for itself. But to realize that return on your investment, it’s critical you hire the right marketing professionals. Naturally, you want a candidate who is creative, persuasive and highly motivated.… Read more »

Ongoing Learning for Employees

Keeping employee retention rates high is easier when you have a team of engaged and enthusiastic employees. Implementing programs and activities that encourage employees to keep learning and expanding upon their skills is one way to retain your hard workers and also attract high-quality employees. Providing ongoing learning opportunities not only helps the employee grow… Read more »

What Do Employees Want?

Employee satisfaction is an important element of any career path for employees. Make sure you are catering to the needs of your employees if you want to meet and exceed company goals. Hardworking, motivated and driven employees will help your organization rise to the top and also contribute to employee morale. Taking the time to… Read more »