Becoming a Company People Want to Work For

By Rhonda Werner, Recruiting Consultant – Partner Talking with our clients here at Ag 1 Source about becoming a Destination Employer is something we’ve done for years. With even more changes in the work force and how we work, it’s good to revisit what those key areas are to focus on that will have people… Read more »

Onboarding in a Remote Environment

Onboard

By Mike Smith, President/CEO Anytime we onboard someone to our businesses, there are good practices that should be observed. Adding a new worker in a remote environment requires your onboarding process to take this to a whole new level. For remote environment workers, it’s all about the communication. Communication Prior to Start As soon as your… Read more »

Remember Goal Setting Basics to Keep Your Career on Track

By Alexis Stiebe Have you evaluated your goals lately? Setting a goal and achieving it is an important part of keeping your career on track. Learning new skills, completing important projects, and deciding when it’s time to move into a new role all require careful planning. We’ve all set and achieved goals before, but sometimes… Read more »

Company Consolidation: Is My Job Safe?

By Kevin O’Connor, Recruiting Consultant/Training Manager You just got the news. Your company announced a reorganization or a consolidation with another company. You thought your role was essential for the success of the company, but your security is shaken. Do you wait for the awkward meeting with HR and your boss, or take control of… Read more »

Showing Your Value as a New Graduate During a Recession

By Alexis Stiebe Don’t be discouraged new college grads! I know that if you graduated this spring, the future is filled with uncertainty. The sudden recession and unexpected restrictions caused by the pandemic have upended multiple industries. The way this recession mirrors the environment new grads were faced with 10 years ago is clear. Back… Read more »

Maintaining Strong Company Culture in a Remote Workplace

Remote work has taken over business worldwide. We know that this shift impacts the way workers communicate with one another which has a big impact on company culture. How do we maintain company culture in a remote work environment? Remote work has been growing in popularity for years, so this isn’t a new challenge. You… Read more »

How to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile in an Afternoon

Linkedin

When you apply to a job, you know that you need a good resume to get your foot in the door. You’ve probably put a lot of time and care into writing a great resume that truly demonstrates your skills and experience. But, have you put that same attention into crafting an excellent virtual resume?… Read more »

Where are all the Good Candidates?

Hiring

Mike Smith – President/CEO, Ag 1 Source / Career 1 Source Employers in the past three months have really been taking a serious look at their hiring plans. While many have put off or delayed their interviewing until a clearer picture can be seen for how we operate out of this pandemic, others have been… Read more »

Know When to Stop Filling the Candidate Pool

Candidate Pool

By Rhonda Werner When hiring, it’s common nature to want to review as many candidates as possible, right? You want a POOL of candidates and with all pools, the more people the merrier. Not exactly. If a pool sits for too long, without any viable action, it becomes stagnant. Candidate pools are the same way.… Read more »

It’s Time to be the CEO of Your Career

CEO of your career

By Alexis Stiebe Have you evaluated your career goals lately? How far are you along your career path? Career change is the new normal so be sure that the moves you make get you closer to your main goal.  It is up to you to be the CEO of your career. Some recent trends show… Read more »