How to Attract Candidates Who Aren’t Currently Looking For a Job

Passive candidates can be a strong choice for employers looking for employees who are experienced, in demand and able to ramp up quickly. But they can be a challenge to recruit. The benefits of looking at both active candidates and passive candidates are clear, as you are able to broaden your scope and even generate… Read more »

5 Employee Appreciation Tips

Nobody works hard for a manager they feel doesn’t appreciate them. While you may think that at the end of the day, it’s their salary and their employment that motivates team members, it’s actually more likely the people they work for and with who drive employees to do their best work. Here are several things… Read more »

Why Your Management Style Might Be Costing You Your Best Employees

Hiring and retaining great employees is challenging, even when you’re doing everything right as a manager. But if you’re doing something wrong, you’ll likely see retention rates drop. The hard truth is that your management style might be costing you your best employees, especially as corporate culture evolves and industry leaders are looking for more… Read more »

10 Motivational Quotes to Energize Your Ag Team

Motivation is a tricky thing to chase. Without it, your workday can seem like a true burden, when in fact it should be a blessing. Your work is something that helps define you. When approached with a positive mindset and an engaged heart, your work should help sustain you financially, as well as emotionally. If… Read more »

Why a Bad Hire Could Be Bad News For Your Business

Recruitment and hiring unavoidably cost companies a substantial amount of money. Reducing turnover and retaining talent is a common goal for many employers. But occasionally even the most experienced hiring managers onboard someone who they may come to regret hiring. A bad hire can be someone who is not as experienced or qualified, as they… Read more »

Is Your Team in a Summer Slump? Give Their Attitudes a Boost With These 4 Tips!

The summer slump can be a tough time for teams. Employee morale may be dragging as the weather heats up. Short of encouraging your team to take some time off to recuperate, here are some morale boosting workplace policies and practices to incorporate into your summer strategy. Team Building Events Summer is a great time… Read more »

Did Your Top-Performing Employee Quit? Here’s How to Bounce Back

Making sure you have the right team members to help you keep your business on the right track can be a real challenge. Between tough competition with other companies over the industry’s top talent and bridging the skills gap, losing a key team member can be a significant challenge to overcome. But it’s one challenge… Read more »

Why Poor Leadership Skills Cause Your Best Employees to Quit

It might come as a surprise to hear, but many people attribute their leaving a company to poor leadership. As a leader yourself, you know the cost of turnover is one of the highest that any organization faces. But the good news is if you focus on providing the great leadership that top talent needs… Read more »

3 Tactics to Ensure All Members of Your Ag Team Are Following Necessary Safety Procedures

Establishing a safety culture in your Ag business is simple if you know where to start. The top-down approach is a reliable method because when workers see their leadership values or enforces their safety policy, they are inspired to take on the responsibility of safety on an individual level. Mistakes are less likely to be… Read more »

The Importance of Showing Appreciation to Your Staff

How often do you show your appreciation to your employees? If it’s been a while, it’s time to show up for them. Showing appreciation to your employees is one of the best ways to help motivate them towards their goals. Appreciated people work harder than anybody else in the room. Once you start creating that… Read more »