Are You Prepared to Make a Career Change?

Starting a new job is often considered among the top ten stressful life-changing events. When you decide to make a career change you are taking a chance. Here at Morris Bixby, we can help guide you through and prepare you for the risks that you may face. Have you done your research? Will the company… Read more »

How Can an Employer Stand Out to a Candidate In the Hiring Process?

Knowing What to Pay Employees Is Key in Today's Climate Morris Bixby

The efficiency and effectiveness of your hiring process is important. How your company stands out to a candidate in the hiring process impacts whether a candidate wants to work for you. Most candidates want to work for an employer with an excellent reputation. Therefore, they typically read employer reviews to determine which companies to work… Read more »

How to Retain Your Top Talent

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 »

Tips for Hiring New Talent in Today’s Competitive Market

Three Types of Company Differentiators That Actually Work Morris Bixby

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 »

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 »

Are You Asking the Right Interview Questions?

When interviewing sales and marketing talent, you, of course, want to focus on skills. You need people with the expertise to do the job well, but you also need more. You need to identify people who are motivated, passionate and enthusiastic about what they do and who will fit in well with their new team… Read more »

5 Retention Strategies to Keep Your Top Talent

Turnover can cost your company big money. By some estimates, it can cost double an employee’s salary to replace them. If you have a revolving door of employees coming in and out, those costs significantly eat into the bottom line. If you’ve got a turnover challenge, here are five retention strategies to help keep your… Read more »

10 Best Interview Questions to Detect Management Skills

  Hiring the right manager for your agricultural team can be difficult. You want a candidate with the right mix of hard and soft skills to thrive in the role. The following examples can provide guidance for the types of questions that may uncover the valuable insight you are looking for from each candidate. Choose… Read more »