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 »

How To Motivate A Bored Team

In most cases, employees will not come to you and tell you when they are feeling bored and unmotivated at work. Rather than sounding negative or coming across as lazy, good employees who feel uninspired will press on until it becomes too much to bear, at which time they will begin looking for a new… Read more »

Are You Motivated by Your Career?

Your skills and talents are important when it comes to career success in the sales and marketing field. However, all the skills and talent in the world will get you nowhere if you don’t have motivation. Being self-motivated is a critical success factor at all levels of your career. Motivation drives you to get out… Read more »

Managing a Remote Workforce

Managing a remote workforce comes with some unique challenges. When you’re leading virtual employees, likely from a remote setting yourself, it’s important to embrace digital tools that extend beyond email and understand the nuances of remote team operations. With the right strategies in place, you can manage an efficient and effective remote team. Embrace Digital… Read more »

The Biggest Hiring Challenge of 2017 and 2018

Recruiting and hiring have been a challenge for employers over the last decade. We’ve gone from a boom, to a major recession, to stagnated growth, and it’s all happened in the face of rapid technological advancements and ever-evolving recruiting best practices. Our world is more globalized than ever, workers are demanding more flexibility than ever,… Read more »