A Few Tips to Save When Hiring New Talent in 2023

As The Great Resignation continues, you likely will have hiring challenges throughout 2023. Handling inflation will further impact your hiring, onboarding, and training costs. The longer your jobs remain open, the more productivity you lose. Asking your employees to take on additional tasks decreases engagement and performance. Having your employees take on job duties and… Read more »

Worried About Staffing Costs for the New Year? Here’s How a Staffing Firm Can Help

Staffing costs are among the expenses your company needs to manage in 2023. This is especially important due to inflation and the ongoing recession. One of the most effective ways to reduce your staffing costs is by partnering with a staffing firm. This can eliminate your initial hiring costs and reduce your turnover costs. These… Read more »

Why Retaining Employees Will Be More Important Than Ever In 2023

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The Great Resignation is expected to continue throughout 2023. As a result, retaining employees will be more important than ever. According to the iCIMS 2023 Workforce Report, 33% of workers will look for new jobs before the year ends. This is especially impactful for small and medium businesses. Losing an employee in a smaller workforce… Read more »

Can You Navigate This Candidate Driven Market?

As we begin a new year, Morris Bixby would like to share some trends we are seeing in this candidate driven market and how we can help you find the candidates you need to succeed. Over the past three years the hiring market has shifted. In 2020 when Covid hit, agriculture hiring reduced substantially and… Read more »

The Best Ways to Check Candidate References During the Hiring Process

Checking candidate references is an important part of the hiring process. Verifying the information your top candidate provided ensures its accuracy. This helps prevent unpleasant surprises from coming up after the candidate accepts your job offer. Talking with the candidate’s previous supervisors, managers, colleagues, and coworkers provides a clearer idea of what working with the… Read more »

A Few Tips for Improving Your Team’s Time to Hire

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Your team’s time to hire is the amount of time that passes between a candidate applying for a position and accepting a job offer. This is one metric used to determine your team’s hiring success. The faster your time to hire, the better the candidate experience. This positively impacts your employer brand. As a result,… Read more »

5 Ways to Find Hidden Agricultural Talent

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  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 »

How to Calculate New Hire ROI

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  Hiring an employee costs a significant amount of money. The salary and benefits, employment taxes, and time needed to onboard and train quickly add up. This is why knowing your return on investment (ROI) for hiring an employee is important. You must be able to clearly define what you want your new hire to… Read more »

Recruiting to Onboarding: How to Maximize the Transition

  The first few weeks after bringing aboard a new hire are the most challenging. You need to help your employee adjust to their team and get comfortable in their role. Because this can be overwhelming for them, you need to make the transition as smooth as possible. The better your new hire can adapt,… Read more »