Who Guides You? The Coach or the Cheerleader?

Coach and team

By Buck Medley We all need support and advice in our careers. We are, in general, part of teams for a bigger cause. These teams can do great things within organizations. The question is, are you being guided by the cheerleader or the football coach? Which of these teammates is helping you develop and expand… Read more »

Remote Solutions and Achieving Your Pie

remote worker eating pie

Working remotely has many advantages for employees and their employers including lower cost for both, added flexibility, reduced stress, and often improved satisfaction and quality of life. However, a few extra challenges come with managing your desk remotely including: Internet bandwidth and consistency Family interruptions due to easy access Greater dependency on self-motivation Speaking from… Read more »

Experts Agree, Your Resume Should Have These 5 Things

resume writing

Writing a resume can be a challenge. What should be included? What is the best way to present your accomplishments? Even years into your career, you could be struggling to update your resume with the new skills and experiences you’ve gained. If it’s been awhile since the last time you wrote a resume, or if… Read more »

10 Great Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

Interview Questions

By Alexis Stiebe When an employer invites you to interview for a position, you know to expect many questions about your skills and your background. The hiring manager wants to know what experience you bring to the role and if you’ll be a good fit for the company. But you should have questions as well.… Read more »

Your Value Proposition is the Key to Reaching the Next Level

The farm equipment industry is experiencing a period of uncertainty this year which can cause personal uncertainty about your own career success. Navigating this current instability can make it harder to focus on your future goals. Establishing a strong value proposition will keep your career on the right track through industry ups and downs. Your… Read more »

Getting from A to Z: How to Leverage Each Skill to Improve Your Opportunities

You know you are an incredibly skilled employee. But how are those skills serving your career? Do you know? What value are they bringing to each project you take on? Or each company you work for? Sometimes this is difficult to really understand or communicate. But it’s an important part of how you get from… Read more »

How to Align Your Experience to a Potential Role During the Interview

When you are preparing yourself for an interview, an important part of the work is finding ways to align your experience to the needs of the role you are applying for. Beyond focusing on your relevant skills and achievements in your resume, you really need to practice talking about your work experience as it relates… Read more »

Top YouTube Channels for New Managers

As a new manager, it can be intimidating to step into a leadership role. Leadership is a key quality that companies look for in their current and future employees, but it doesn’t always come easy. It’s a learned skill and even those outside of a traditional leadership position can benefit from learning how to be… Read more »

Conflict in The Workplace: Are You the Problem?

Healthy conflict is part of a normal work environment. But the sort of conflict that comes from negativity and unresponsive personality clashes can do real and lasting damage to the work environment and the productivity of your projects. To effectively handle conflict with coworkers, it’s really important to take a step back and evaluate whether… Read more »

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 »