How to Become a Better Listener as an Executive

Agricultural executives play a large part in the success of your company. Hiring an executive who has excellent listening skills or is willing to become a better listener is crucial to propelling your organization forward continuously. These tips will help executives cultivate their listening skills. Everyone Deserves Respect Even though executives are at the top… Read more »

How To Find Candidates Who Aren’t Looking For a Job

Whether candidates are plentiful or hard to come by, it can always be challenging to attract, recruit and hire exceptional talent. If you rely on traditional, reactionary methods of sourcing talent, you’ll always find yourself behind the proverbial eight ball. The fact is the best candidates are already employed and aren’t actively looking for a job. To… Read more »

Why Culture Matters in The Agricultural Industry 

Your company culture is the personality of your agriculture business and informs the norms of day-to-day work at your organization. While your culture is unique to your company, it is important to understand that your culture has a direct impact on your bottom line.   Culture Influences Long-Term Retention   If you’ve ever worked for a company with a… Read more »

Why Your Brand Is More Important Than You Think

With tens of millions of people out of work, it should be easy to attract candidates in this market, right? Not necessarily. You might get lots of applications, but how many of those applicants are qualified, experienced, and well-aligned with your organization? Talented job seekers can be selective no matter what is happening in the… Read more »

Small Ways You Can Improve Productivity in Your Employees

A productive workforce is a profitable workforce but boosting productivity can often feel like an elusive goal. You can’t simply demand more output – you have to look for ways to improve productivity incrementally. Here are some small ways you can help improve productivity in your employees. Reduce Distractions Phones, email, social media, chat groups,… Read more »