The Benefits of Hiring Project Managers for Your Sales Team

Sales is a volatile profession in any field. Even the most skilled pros can be derailed by unforeseen changes in the market. When it comes to sales in the ag business, the volatility increases significantly. From market factors to technological changes to the forces of Mother Nature, agriculture companies must constantly strategize and innovate new… Read more »

Why Didn’t You Get the Job?

As a sales and marketing professional, you understand the value of feedback in helping you grow and improve on the job. Feedback is equally important to a job search but it is difficult to know what went wrong or where you could improve because you never receive feedback from a hiring manager. If you don’t… Read more »

Job Search Mistakes Even the Most Experienced Candidates Make

In today’s tight agriculture employment market, competition for sales and marketing jobs can be fierce, and making a single mistake can put you out of the running. Even if you’re an experienced candidate, you could be making mistakes you’re not aware of. Here are some practical ways to avoid those mistakes, so you can remain… Read more »

Should You Hire Project Managers on Right Fit or Right Impression?

As a hiring manager for agricultural sales, you know candidates never get a second chance to make a first impression. As humans, we make snap judgments about everyone we meet – including job candidates. It’s natural to judge appearance, manner of speaking, confidence and preparedness. However, it is important to look beyond your first impression… Read more »

How to Encourage Your Team to Improve Productivity

If you took a quick poll of your sales and marketing teams, most people would probably tell you that they are extremely busy. And it’s likely true. However, there is a difference between being busy and being productive, which often leads to a disconnect between management and the workforce. If you want your team to… Read more »

How to Think Like a Candidate

Today, the candidate experience matters more than ever before. First and foremost, a good experience tells candidates what they can expect from you if they accept an offer. A poor candidate experience signals a poor employee experience. If you offer a poor experience, candidates can review your company online on sites like Indeed and Glassdoor… Read more »

How Can Your Team Achieve More?

Every leader wants their team to be more productive, but simply demanding higher output and greater focus won’t get you very far. To get a handle on how your team should spend their time in order to achieve more, you must outline specific goals. Goals allow you to decide what “productivity” really looks like and… Read more »

Should Your Business Hire Project Management Professionals?

Sales and marketing are constantly evolving fields, and it can be challenging to find candidates who can help your agriculture business stay ahead of trends, hit targets and increase revenue. Savvy companies are overcoming their hiring challenges and accessing top talent by offering flexible work options like temporary assignments and project management roles. Why Professionals… Read more »

What is Your Work Style?

During job interviews, hiring managers will likely ask you about your work style. No, they aren’t looking for a rundown of your office wardrobe. Rather, they are hoping to uncover clues that will help them discern your fitness for the role. Matching your work style to your employer is essential for your success. If your… Read more »