How to Hire (And Keep) Employees That Will Grow With You

Whether your agriculture company is an established brand or a startup, you can’t afford bad hires. Employees whose overall vision and goals do not align with your business will not be happy, and therefore do not stick around for the long run. It is challenging to continue moving your company forward if you do not… Read more »

How to Create a Strong Company Culture that Attracts Top Talent

Recruiting top talent is no longer just about the size of the paycheck you offer. The best candidates tend to value a strong company culture first and foremost. Positive company culture is a crucial part of your business, affecting everything from employee satisfaction and productivity to attracting the best candidates in the agriculture industry. These… 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 »

Fastest Growing Agricultural Sectors in 2021

Surprisingly to some, agriculture is one of the largest industries in the United States. Its sectors are diverse and range from farms and forestry to textile manufacturing and foodservice. In fact, America is one of the world’s top exporters and the largest market for agricultural products. This nation is the #1 producer and exporter of… Read more »

How to Find Passive Candidates for Your Agricultural Jobs

Finding the right candidate to fill an open position can be challenging. Naturally, you want to source the highest-quality talent. The problem is the best agricultural candidates are likely already taken. There is the common misconception that pursuing these employees is off-limits. However, seeking out passive candidates is often your best hiring strategy. This is… Read more »

How to Deal with the Age Gap in Agriculture

Did you know that the average person working in agriculture is 58 years old? The alarming fact is that there is an age gap crisis that must be addressed if the agriculture industry is to be sustainable for generations to come. Let’s look at why there is an age gap and tips for bridging the… Read more »

Three Ways to Solicit Honest Feedback From Your Employees

When you think about feedback in the workplace, you probably think about the constructive feedback you give your employees. However, honest feedback given to you from your employees is important, as well. Just as feedback helps employees improve performance, their feedback can help you and your organization improve its performance. Here are three ways to… Read more »

Interviewing for a Cultural Fit

Hiring the right person for a role requires more than simply matching skills to the job. In order for employees to succeed and do their best work, they need to be aligned with the culture of the company. Use these strategies to determine whether a candidate is truly a cultural match for your organization. Values… Read more »