Is LinkedIn a Valuable Tool for Individuals and Businesses?

LinkedIn states its mission is simple, “to connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful.” This goes well with our mission at Morris Bixby. Identifying these candidates takes skill. Attracting them takes a personal touch and a deep understanding of the industry and the people who work in it which is where… Read more »

How to Find Leadership Potential in Your Employees

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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 »

5 Unique Tips to Improve Employee Happiness

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Employee happiness impacts engagement, productivity, and performance. Happiness at work also affects job satisfaction, employee morale, and attraction and retention rates. Finding unique ways to improve employee happiness elevates your bottom line. As a result, making your employees happy should be among your priorities. These ideas can help. Choose among these five unique tips to… Read more »

How Do You Differentiate Yourself In a Workforce That Has Never Returned to Normal After Covid?

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According to an article by McKinsey & Company, “COVID-19 may no longer be a pandemic, but the disease likely reduced the availability of the US workforce by as much as 2.6 percent in 2022—a burden on productivity that could last for years. COVID-19 has gradually become a part of the US landscape.” Within that landscape,… Read more »

Are You Aware of and Prepared for Counteroffers in this Current Climate?

Counter offers seem to be more common in today’s current climate. Employers have found they would rather keep their current talent than go through the tough process of hiring someone new. This is particularly evident in the more niche markets where the pool of experienced, talented candidates is even smaller. Companies are weighing the cost… Read more »

Diversity & Inclusion In Staffing: Building a More Inclusive & Equitable Workplace

Diversity is about employee differences in culture, race, ethnicity, age, ability, religion, sexual orientation, and other personal characteristics. Inclusion is about how well employees’ perspectives, contributions, and differences are valued and respected. Equity is about treating all employees fairly and providing access to equal opportunities based on their individual needs. Promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion… Read more »

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?

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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

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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 »