Hottest Topics of 2020: Remote Work and Improving the Hiring Process

hot topics

By Alexis Stiebe As we head into the long weekend, let’s review the topics our readers found most interesting so far in 2020. This year has certainly been a roller-coaster. Business leaders and their employees have faced the challenge of working from home without sacrificing productivity or service to their customers. This worldwide shift has… Read more »

Staying Connected to a Remote Workforce

Remote Worker

By Alexis Stiebe It is likely that your workforce recently made a sudden shift to working from home. This shift brings many new challenges and changes. It has surely brought new challenges to your leadership strategy. What worked in the office may not work from your home. In this article I share some tips for… Read more »

Interview Response Time Affects Your Reputation

Company Reputation

We know that response time after the interview has a big impact on the entire hiring process. The extent of that impact is even larger than we thought. Last year we surveyed job seekers on the length of the hiring process and received interesting results. We’ve talked about how time matters based on results from… Read more »

The Start of the Remote Work Revolution

Remote Work

By Rhonda Werner, Recruiting Consultant – Partner Not sure that anyone saw the revolution of working from home starting as abruptly as it did, but as states are slowing talking about easing people back into the work force, where does this take the future of remote working? Many industries had embraced remote working well before… Read more »

NOW is the time to Interview – Tips for Conducting a Seamless Video Job Interview

Interview

By Rhonda Werner, Recruiting Consultant – Partner Think about it. You, as a hiring manager, more than likely have more time on your hands than normal.  So do many of the most talented people in your field right now.  There’s probably never been a better time to access top talent than right now and most… Read more »

Pinpointing Your Passion

Passion, Motivation, Career

By Alexis Stiebe We are all adjusting to today’s new normal and how it has changed our careers and our lives. Recent events may cause us to think about what’s truly important to us. Whatever your current employment situation is right now, you have the potential to change and grow in your career. What is… Read more »

Daily Life After Covid-19

life after covid-19

By Kevin O’Connor Nothing brings Americans and the world together like a common enemy. 9/11, Ebola virus, and the expansion of ISIS terrorism each unified people around the world and proved that focused collaboration can overcome seemingly insurmountable challenges. New levels of cooperation and leveraging technologies in creative ways not only addressed the immediate challenges… Read more »

Bulletin: Message to Job Seekers

job seekers

Thank you for visiting Ag 1 Source with an interest to see what is available today.  We live in unprecedented times, with this virus outbreak, and our hearts go out to those needing to make substantial adjustments, but I want to personally assure you of a few key things during this time. Recent surveys of… Read more »

Take Control of Your Career Path

Do you have a clear career path in your current organization? Career pathing is a plan you make with your employer that charts your path and development within the organization. It should include milestones you need to reach, and skills you should learn, to reach the next stage in your career. These can be promotions… Read more »

Stress Can Be Measured

Stress in Business

By Mike Smith, President/CEO Stress is getting more attention all the time, especially in today’s world, as a leading cause of workplace dissatisfaction, poor performance, and turnover. There are numerous articles outlining novel ideas for stress reducing activities including yoga, relaxing techniques, and some companies even endorsing a nap or siesta time. Six Major Environments… Read more »