The Key to Identifying Top Candidates When Interviewing

The success of your agricultural business depends mainly on your employees. They ensure operations run as smoothly as possible day after day. When filling a vacancy, knowing what to look for in candidates is beneficial. Hiring the best candidate improves your team’s and company’s performance. Bringing aboard the most effective candidate saves time and money… Read more »

Three Traits to Look for in Prospective Employees in the Agriculture Industry

Because it takes a certain type of employee to work in agriculture, you should be looking for specific traits when hiring. These traits include strength, technical skills, and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certification. Look for these three characteristics when hiring agricultural employees. 1. Strength Most agricultural workers spend the majority of their time engaged in… Read more »

Knowing When You Find Candidates Who Are “The Right Fit”

Finding agriculture candidates who fit your business needs is challenging. The process takes a significant amount of time to establish connections with the best talent. This is why having a hiring plan is so important. Knowing what you’re looking for helps you reach your goal. You can accomplish this objective in a few steps. Follow… Read more »

Three Resources a Recruiter Provides When You’re Looking to Bring on New Team Members

  When you need to add members to your agricultural team, consider working with a recruiter from a staffing agency that specializes in your industry. The recruiter can provide advantages that your company doesn’t have. You gain access to a significantly large candidate network, including candidates with specialized skills. You also save money in the… Read more »

10 Best Interview Questions to Detect Management Skills

  Hiring the right manager for your agricultural team can be difficult. You want a candidate with the right mix of hard and soft skills to thrive in the role. The following examples can provide guidance for the types of questions that may uncover the valuable insight you are looking for from each candidate. Choose… Read more »

Why Aren’t Candidates Clicking on My Jobs?

  Working in recruitment means using analytics to determine how many applications your jobs receive. This helps you optimize your return on investment (ROI) for hiring. Understanding your application volume data is one of the easiest ways to measure the effectiveness of your recruitment marketing strategy. This is especially important if you know the number… Read more »

What Does Your Candidate Experience Look Like?

Simple Changes to Help You Drastically Improve Your Daily Productivity

  Your candidate experience is the series of interactions a job seeker has with your company throughout your hiring process. These interactions include all communication that a candidate receives from your brand messaging, software systems, or employees. You want each of these interactions to be as positive as possible so that the candidates want to… Read more »

Torn Between 2 Candidates? Here’s How to Choose the Best One for Your Business

Hiring in the current competitive talent market makes it a challenge to find even one great candidate for sales and marketing jobs in agriculture. So when you have the opposite problem and you must choose between two great candidates, it can seem at first like a good problem to have. But it‘s still a problem. Which do you choose? How do… Read more »