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 »
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 »
How Often Should My Employees Receive Safety Training?
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets and enforces standards to elevate workplace safety. These standards help protect employees from injuries and illnesses. Employee training on these safety standards must be done at least upon hiring and every year after. Some safety issues require more frequent training. Certain states require additional training as well.… 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 »
Key Calendar Hacks to Optimize Your Daily Schedule
As a busy agricultural manager, you may feel like there is not enough time in the day to complete all the work you want to be done. This can make it difficult to feel like you are accomplishing anything. One way to resolve this issue is by planning how you want to spend your day.… Read more »
How Might You Check In with Your Workforce to Measure Internal Team Morale and Stress?
Team morale is the enthusiasm, excitement, and optimism your team members have about their work and each other. Team morale determines how well tasks are completed, whether the tasks are on time, and how high the quality of the work is. Measurement of team morale can serve as a basis to estimate your team members’… Read more »
Three Ways to Communicate with Your Team This Quarter to Forecast 2022 Personal Goals
Working with your team members on their personal goals for Q2 this year is important. You need to let your team know what they should be focused on and how their goals fit with the strategic business plan. You also must help develop the timelines to reach the objectives and explain how success will be… Read more »
Can a Staffing Agency Make Your Hiring Process Most Cost-Effective?
As with any company, you want to reduce your hiring expenses as much as possible without sacrificing quality. Although this objective can be accomplished with your HR department, they also have other issues to handle each day. This is why you should consider including a staffing agency in your recruitment strategy. You can achieve… Read more »
5 Ways to Find Hidden Agricultural Talent
Like many industries, you may be having trouble hiring agricultural employees. This might even more challenging as the Great Resignation continues. To improve your results, you should be using nontraditional methods to find the candidates you need to move your organization forward. Focus on any of these five sources to hire qualified agricultural employees.… Read more »