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The True Benefits of Employee Recognition

No one wants to toil away in obscurity. And while all of us know this, many employers seem to think that their workforce will be content to do a great job without ever being recognized for it. As counterintuitive as it may seem, neglecting employee recognition is a problem in many workplaces. To illustrate why… Read more »

How to Hire (And Keep) Employees That Will Grow With You

Whether your agriculture company is an established brand or a startup, you can’t afford bad hires. Employees whose overall vision and goals do not align with your business will not be happy, and therefore do not stick around for the long run. It is challenging to continue moving your company forward if you do not… 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 »

7 Ways to Earn Your Employees’ Trust

Trust is the key to bringing out the best in your employees. However, it is not something that is freely given. You must earn it. Without trust, productivity and morale will suffer. Employees who trust their supervisors are more likely to feel comfortable speaking up, collaborating, and innovating in the workplace. These tips will help… Read more »

How to Create a Strong Company Culture that Attracts Top Talent

Recruiting top talent is no longer just about the size of the paycheck you offer. The best candidates tend to value a strong company culture first and foremost. Positive company culture is a crucial part of your business, affecting everything from employee satisfaction and productivity to attracting the best candidates in the agriculture industry. These… Read more »

Why Working with a Recruiter Can Save You Money

As a hiring manager, one of your most important job roles is to fill open positions as quickly as possible with top-rated candidates. Finding high-quality talent is just the first step. You must then carry out the interview process, make an offer, and successfully onboard the candidate hired. This is a time-consuming and costly process.… Read more »

Fastest Growing Agricultural Sectors in 2021

Surprisingly to some, agriculture is one of the largest industries in the United States. Its sectors are diverse and range from farms and forestry to textile manufacturing and foodservice. In fact, America is one of the world’s top exporters and the largest market for agricultural products. This nation is the #1 producer and exporter of… Read more »

How to Find Passive Candidates for Your Agricultural Jobs

Finding the right candidate to fill an open position can be challenging. Naturally, you want to source the highest-quality talent. The problem is the best agricultural candidates are likely already taken. There is the common misconception that pursuing these employees is off-limits. However, seeking out passive candidates is often your best hiring strategy. This is… Read more »