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 »

Tips to Attract the Best and Brightest from Gen Z

Those from Gen Z were born between 1997 and 2012. They grew up with smartphones, social media, and technology. Members of Gen Z watched their parents make their way through the 2008 market crash. Many members also lost their service sector jobs or struggled to find employment during the coronavirus-related lockdowns. Most people from this… 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 »

Morris Bixby Group Welcomes Mike Eade

Morris Bixby Group, a leading agribusiness search firm providing the highest quality professional recruiting and career advancement services since 2000, is pleased to announce Mike Eade has joined the firm as Executive Account Lead. Eade has served in a wide range of commercial leadership roles in Ag Chem, Seed, and Animal Health. Now based in… 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 »

Can You Prevent Candidates from Ghosting You?

Candidate ghosting involves a candidate stopping communication with an employer during the hiring process. The candidate disappears without an explanation or reason why they no longer are interested in the position. Candidate ghosting continues to become a regular practice during The Great Resignation. Candidates have a significant number of opportunities to choose from. Therefore, many… Read more »

Want Your Employees Back at the Office? Here are a Few Ways to Ease the Transition

HBS Online sponsored a survey for professionals who worked remotely during the coronavirus shutdown from March 2020 to March 2021. These professionals were asked to compare the previous year to the current year. The survey showed that 81% of respondents either did not want to return to the office or preferred a hybrid work model.… Read more »

5 Books Every Professional Should Read This Summer

  Due to the challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, you might be looking at taking a vacation this summer. Be sure you bring a book to read during your downtime. The following are five suggestions. 1. Why Simple Wins: Escape the Complexity Trap and Get to Work That Matters by Lisa Bodell Complexity is… Read more »

The Secret to Making Your Meetings Shorter…and More Productive

  The majority of meetings are long and unproductive. Time often is wasted by searching for audiovisual equipment or trying to get the technology to work. The conversation easily can get off-topic and cause the meeting to run late. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to resolve these issues. The more efficient your meetings… Read more »