Trends in the Agriculture World

The ag industry is constantly growing and evolving. New technologies and best practices are continuously being developed. In order to stay on the cutting-edge of your sector, it is vital to stay on top of trends in the agriculture world. The majority of trends at this point are focused on new technology and ways to… Read more »

How to Find Leadership Potential in Your Employees

Employees with the most leadership potential are not going to shout it from the rooftop. It may take a little bit of digging to figure out which of your top-performers have leadership potential. However, if you can spot those who have this unique skill set, your ag company will reap the benefits, and you will… Read more »

Are Fewer Employees Entering into Agriculture?

Unfortunately, the short answer is yes. In fact, in 2020, more than $175 billion of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) came from the agriculture, fishing, and forestry industries. These sectors are responsible for employing more than 2.3 million people. The average age of the agriculture employee is 60. Therefore, it will not be long… Read more »

Companies are Updating Their Employee Benefits: Is Your Business Keeping Up?

These days, job seekers are looking at more than just the salary when considering agricultural positions. The benefits offered are just as important. Benefits strategies are constantly evolving in response to workplace changes (e.g., working from home or flexible work schedules). Is your ag company keeping up? Here is what you need to know about… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Contingency Staffing for Agriculture

Contingent workers are an often underutilized workforce that offers incredible flexibility to small agriculture businesses. Does it fit with yours? This is your guide to everything you need to know about contingency staffing for agriculture. What are Contingent Workers? Contingent workers can be freelancers, contractors, independent consultants, etc. They are not direct employees of your… Read more »

Soft Skills Needed as an Agriculture Executive

There’s no question that hard skills are crucial because they show employees have expertise in agriculture. However, it takes more than hard skills to be successful as an ag executive. It is the soft skills that set great candidates apart from good ones. The main reason is that unlike hard skills, soft skills are not… 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 »

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 »

How Filling Agricultural Job Vacancies With a Recruiter Can Save You Money

Great sales and marketing employees can be hard to find in the agriculture sector, but a single bad hire can eat into the bottom line. The longer you take to fill a vacant job and the more misaligned the new hire is, the more money you’ve wasted. The good news is you can save money… Read more »

Instilling Confidence in Your Team

You can assemble a highly skilled team of people, but skills alone will not guarantee success on the job. In order to be successful, people must feel confident in their abilities. Even a little bit of self-doubt can lead to poor performance. Confident employees are productive and are more like to engage in creative problem-solving… Read more »