How to Identify Your Prime Motivators for Change

Are you considering looking for a new position at a different company? Perhaps you’re ready to further your progress down your chosen career path. You could be searching for greater responsibility, better pay, or a move geographically. Maybe you’re unsure what’s causing your wandering eye. It’s important to identify what we call your “Prime Motivators”… Read more »

How Can You Find Your Next Career in the Agriculture Industry?

The agriculture industry is an amazing space to work in the modern era. Businesses are looking for the best talent to help them navigate tough issues from low commodity prices to market consolidation. Armed with the right information and a sense of the direction you are looking to grow your career in, you can find… Read more »

Are Your Micromanagement Tactics Too Much for Your Employees to Handle?

A great manager is one who inspires and enables their employees, but many managers who feel pressured to accomplish business goals fall prey to the temptation to micromanage their team. While you’ve likely heard that micromanagement is a poor choice in leadership styles, it can be hard to break that habit. It’s frustrating for the… Read more »

Struggling to Keep Your Employees Engaged This Summer? Use These 4 Hot Tips

Employee engagement is a critical thing to maintain a productive and motivated workforce. Summertime can be a struggle, with distracted employees and vacations taking precedence. But you can adjust your leadership strategy to keep your team focused and on point during the fun summer months. Here’s how you re-engage your team in four easy tips.… Read more »

Are You Welcoming Your Newest Team Members Properly?

The key to a successful hire might seem like it’s buried deep within the recruitment process. But actually, the onboarding process can have a huge impact on whether a new hire thrives in a new position. If you are not actively putting your best foot forward when it comes to welcoming a new team member,… Read more »

Are Negative Attitudes Ruining Your Workplace Culture? Here’s How to Fix It!

Even just one bad apple can ruin the bunch. You’ve probably been there before. The unhappiness or negativity of one employee can make things difficult for the entire team. Workplace toxicity is a real problem, and if negative attitudes are ruining your workplace culture, there are several steps you can take to intervene. Today’s article… Read more »

A Memorial Day Tribute

By Jim Whitt, Purpose Unlimited As this was our first trip to France we suffered from a perpetual state of directional disability. And that is how we met Michel. We wandered through the gate of a small cemetery not a stone’s throw from Omaha Beach in Normandy.  Michel did not speak much English but fortunately,… Read more »

The Key to Becoming a Better Manager: Flexibility!

Flexibility might seem like a required skill of candidates, but it’s also an important skill for managers. Being a leader means being able to understand and get the most out of your employees. Flexibility plays an important role in being a good manager. Here are three ways your flexibility matters to your workforce. Should I… Read more »

How To Position Your Skills and Experience Well When Looking For A New Agricultural Job

Not getting the responses you want based on your current resume? The truth is that a big part of the success of your job application depends on how you have positioned your skills and experience for the role you are looking to win. In fact, a poorly written resume can mean the difference between someone… Read more »

Look for These 3 Skills When Hiring Your Next Ag Manager

A good hire is what every employer strives for. The right candidate will help your business grow, help you accomplish your goals, and boost team morale and productivity. They are going to be invested in the success of the company as well as their success within the company and will help you deliver on your… Read more »