Losing top talent is costly. Losing an entry-level employee can cost upwards of $30,000 and losing managers or specialized talent can cost an entire year’s salary. But retaining top talent isn’t just about saving time and money on recruitment. It’s really about keeping your business competitive. Continuity of staff helps keep customer satisfaction levels high,… Read more »
Reshape Your Onboarding Process In 2023
Your onboarding process significantly impacts your employee attraction and retention rates. It shows new hires what your company culture is like, how they fit with their team, and what is expected of them. As a result, providing the best possible onboarding experience is essential. Everyone involved with onboarding must show new hires they are welcome… Read more »
Tips for Hiring New Talent in Today’s Competitive Market
In the current highly competitive hiring market recruiting new top talent is very important to ensure quality candidates for your company. As a company you need to make some decisions up front and prepare before you begin the process of looking for candidates and then hiring them. There are some key things you can do… Read more »
How Do You Create a Positive Candidate Experience?
When it comes to the important task of hiring for your company, you need to adopt some best practices for improving candidate experience. Candidate experience is the way the people who apply to work at your company view the hiring process. This begins from the first time they come across your company either on a… Read more »
When Should You Use Virtual vs In-Person Interviewing?
In 2020 it became essential for companies to find a way to conduct interviews with prospective candidates when Covid prevented in person interactions. According to a study commissioned by HireVue, a video interview and assessment provider, 41 percent of 1,140 hiring leaders said they plan to use a combination of in-person and virtual interviews. The… Read more »
Morris Bixby Group Welcomes Mike Eade
Morris Bixby Group, a leading agribusiness search firm providing the highest quality professional recruiting and career advancement services since 2000, is pleased to announce Mike Eade has joined the firm as Executive Account Lead. Eade has served in a wide range of commercial leadership roles in Ag Chem, Seed, and Animal Health. Now based in… Read more »
Are Your Expectations Too High When Looking For Candidates?
Are you looking for a candidate with a long resume, but aren’t prepared to pay for one? This approach can and will cost your potentially terrific candidates. It’s easy to understand why you’d want to hire someone with a long list of achievements and years of experience, but savvy employers know that there are diamonds… Read more »
Why Great Leaders Listen and Why It’s So Important
Active listening is one of the most valuable traits of an effective leader. It involves paying attention to what someone says and what they do not say. Focusing on body language and other nonverbal cues provides insight into a person’s emotional state. This sets a foundation for which topics to engage in or avoid. Discover… Read more »
Strategies to Evaluate a Candidate’s Passion During an Interview
Every manager has encountered this frustrating scenario at some point in their career: You hire a candidate with stellar credentials and a sterling track record, only to find that they are unmotivated, disruptive, and disengaged once on the job. Unfortunately, trying to accurately judge how passionate a candidate is, using the interview alone is notoriously difficult… Read more »
Morris Bixby Group Welcomes Louis H. Lucas
Morris Bixby Group, a leading agribusiness search firm providing the highest quality professional recruiting and career advancement services since 2000, is pleased to announce Louis H. Lucas has joined the firm as Director of Business Development Agriculture. Louis comes to Morris Bixby after a 41-year career with Bayer and Monsanto. Over his career, Louis worked in sales,… Read more »