Hiring Managers, How Prepared are You for Video Interviews?

Video Interview

By Rhonda Caughlin Werner, Recruiting Consultant – Partner The speed of adoption of video interviewing has increased far more than most of our industry was ready for!  Most feel like overall it is a great tool and had served its purpose well during Covid and will probably continue to be used at a much higher… Read more »

Start Your Search Now to Prepare for Spring

Executive Search

By Alexis Stiebe Spring is still a few months away. You have plenty of time to consider making some new hires in the new year, right? Why wait? We encourage you to start this planning process early. Top talent is available right now and your competitors may be ahead of the game if you wait.… Read more »

Every Top Manager Needs a Professional Recruiter on Speed Dial

Hiring

By Kevin O’Connor, Recruiting Consultant/Training Manager Hiring and training talented people who will succeed in the job role and environment may be the most important task of a manager. Speaking from experience, carving out the time to locate, screen, facilitate interviews, and call references of candidates from a busy schedule of putting out fires and… Read more »

Employee Management: Dealing with the DUI Issue

Employee Management

By Mark Waschek, Vice President – Agronomy A number of billboards popping up across the country intend to shock passersby about the cost of a Driving Under the Influence (DUI). In Texas, a popular billboard lists $17,500 as the cost of a first DUI, while an Ohio sign trumpets a total first-time cost of $14,750.… Read more »

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

Find Candidates

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 »