5 Retention Strategies to Keep Your Top Talent

Turnover can cost your company big money. By some estimates, it can cost double an employee’s salary to replace them. If you have a revolving door of employees coming in and out, those costs significantly eat into the bottom line. If you’ve got a turnover challenge, here are five retention strategies to help keep your… Read more »

The Key to Identifying Top Candidates When Interviewing

The success of your agricultural business depends mainly on your employees. They ensure operations run as smoothly as possible day after day. When filling a vacancy, knowing what to look for in candidates is beneficial. Hiring the best candidate improves your team’s and company’s performance. Bringing aboard the most effective candidate saves time and money… Read more »

Three Traits to Look for in Prospective Employees in the Agriculture Industry

Because it takes a certain type of employee to work in agriculture, you should be looking for specific traits when hiring. These traits include strength, technical skills, and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certification. Look for these three characteristics when hiring agricultural employees. 1. Strength Most agricultural workers spend the majority of their time engaged in… Read more »

Employee Engagement Just Got More Important – Here’s Why

Employee engagement helps you measure and manage employee perspectives about your workplace culture. This impacts your company’s ability to attract and retain members of its workforce. Engaged employees are enthusiastic about their work and committed to their workplace. They put in their best effort and remain productive each day. Significant issues are lowering employee engagement… Read more »

How Is Employee Feedback Important to the Health of Your Business?

As the manager of an agricultural team, your employees need to be your biggest priority. Without them, your company cannot operate. One of the most impactful ways to keep your employees engaged and productive is by regularly asking for their feedback. This helps you cultivate information and perspectives you otherwise might not have. It also… Read more »

How Might a Recruiter Help You Save Time When Replacing a Key Member on Your Team?

When a key member leaves your agricultural team, you need to replace them as quickly as possible. You have to take the time to source, interview, and negotiate a job offer with the right candidate. This process takes time to complete. Fortunately, you can reduce the amount of time needed to hire by working with… Read more »

How Many Interviews Should You Be Having?

  As part of your company’s interviewing team, you want to bring aboard high-quality new hires in as short a time as possible. This saves both time and money and increases the likelihood of hiring your first-choice applicants. As a result, you should be limiting your number of interviews to maximize efficiency. The more you… Read more »

Can a Staffing Agency Make Your Hiring Process Most Cost-Effective?

  As with any company, you want to reduce your hiring expenses as much as possible without sacrificing quality. Although this objective can be accomplished with your HR department, they also have other issues to handle each day. This is why you should consider including a staffing agency in your recruitment strategy. You can achieve… Read more »

5 Ways to Find Hidden Agricultural Talent

Simple Changes to Help You Drastically Improve Your Daily Productivity

  Like many industries, you may be having trouble hiring agricultural employees. This might even more challenging as the Great Resignation continues. To improve your results, you should be using nontraditional methods to find the candidates you need to move your organization forward. Focus on any of these five sources to hire qualified agricultural employees.… Read more »

How Often Should You Be Surveying Your Own Employees?

  As a professional, you understand the importance of providing surveys for your employees. The development of this type of listening strategy provides insight to help make more data-driven decisions, support your workforce, and take impactful action in line with your business strategy. However, you may be concerned about an inability to act on the… Read more »