Are You Waiting For the Perfect Candidate to Fall Out of the Sky?

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By Rhonda Werner, Recruiting Consultant – Partner We are in a state of flux right now due to all the changes Covid-19 has brought in working remotely. But, consolidations are still occurring as well as fallout from consolidations that occurred 18 months ago. Change is certainly in the air. Will good candidates be caught up… Read more »

Flexible and Remote Work Options Reveal a Bright Future

Video Interview

By Alexis Stiebe This year has brought major changes to how we operate at work and conduct our personal lives. Short-term adjustments have turned into long-term, more permanent changes. The way we work has been transformed. As we get back to our new normal and find new ways to conduct “business as usual” many organizations… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »