4 Actionable Tips to Support Your Teams This Year

When trying to sum up what 2020 did to businesses, the term “tumultuous” doesn’t seem to do the year justice. How else can you sum up how so many events, packed into such a short time, could completely change the employment landscape for possibly every American employer?  While bottom lines and productivity rates will always… Read more »

Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Your Workplace

Attracting and retaining diverse leadership in agriculture

Tomorrow’s top executive, leadership, and management talent in agriculture are in short supply. In today’s candidate-driven market, the top talent is looking for companies who’ve taken a proactive approach to create a welcoming, inclusive culture.  This blog will serve as a guide to organizations looking for actionable, effective ways to promote and foster a truly… Read more »

Best Reads from 2020: Improving the Hiring Process

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As the year wraps up, let’s revisit the content our readers found the most helpful in 2020. This year has certainly been full of unique challenges. However, organizations have found ways to meet the challenges prevented by Covid-19 and working remotely. Our most read articles from the past year show that the biggest challenges for… Read more »

Show Gratitude to Build a Stronger, Happier Workplace

Employee Apprectiation

By Alexis Stiebe Thanksgiving may have looked different this year. Gatherings were smaller and relatives may have been far from home. Even in trying times, there are small things that others do for us that make life a little easier. In 2020, we should be even more aware of showing gratitude and appreciation to those… Read more »

Company Consolidation: Is My Job Safe?

Company Consolidation - Is my Job Safe? - Agriculture recruiting agency

By Kevin O’Connor, Recruiting Consultant/Training Manager You just got the news. Your company announced a reorganization or a consolidation with another company. You thought your role was essential for the success of the company, but your security is shaken. Do you wait for the awkward meeting with HR and your boss, or take control of… Read more »

Showing Your Value as a New Graduate During a Recession

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By Alexis Stiebe Don’t be discouraged new college grads! I know that if you graduated this spring, the future is filled with uncertainty. The sudden recession and unexpected restrictions caused by the pandemic have upended multiple industries. The way this recession mirrors the environment new grads were faced with 10 years ago is clear. Back… Read more »

Hottest Topics of 2020: Remote Work and Improving the Hiring Process

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By Alexis Stiebe As we head into the long weekend, let’s review the topics our readers found most interesting so far in 2020. This year has certainly been a roller-coaster. Business leaders and their employees have faced the challenge of working from home without sacrificing productivity or service to their customers. This worldwide shift has… Read more »

Daily Life After Covid-19

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By Kevin O’Connor Nothing brings Americans and the world together like a common enemy. 9/11, Ebola virus, and the expansion of ISIS terrorism each unified people around the world and proved that focused collaboration can overcome seemingly insurmountable challenges. New levels of cooperation and leveraging technologies in creative ways not only addressed the immediate challenges… Read more »

Bulletin: Message to Job Seekers

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Thank you for visiting Ag 1 Source with an interest to see what is available today.  We live in unprecedented times, with this virus outbreak, and our hearts go out to those needing to make substantial adjustments, but I want to personally assure you of a few key things during this time. Recent surveys of… Read more »

How Partnering with a Recruiter/Career Coach Can Help You Reach Your Career Goals

Success with a Recruiter

Over the past year we’ve talked about identifying your prime motivators and developing your value proposition to help you achieve your future ambitions. Those tools are an integral part of selling your story to a potential employer, but they are not the only tools in the box. Your resume, communication style and interview skills and… Read more »