The REAL Cost of Employee Turnover

The real cost of ag employee turnover

By Kevin O’Connor If employee turnover costs averaged 33% of an employee’s salary for one company segment, but 200% of another employee’s salary in a different segment, would you address turnover differently in those two segments? I’m going to explain why turnover costs can vary greatly, discuss how to find the root causes, and how… Read more »

A Memorial Day Tribute

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By Jim Whitt, Purpose Unlimited As this was our first trip to France we suffered from a perpetual state of directional disability. And that is how we met Michel. We wandered through the gate of a small cemetery not a stone’s throw from Omaha Beach in Normandy.  Michel did not speak much English but fortunately,… Read more »

Having Trouble Finding Agricultural Candidates? Here’s Why You Should Partner With an Agricultural Recruitment Agency!

Why you should partner with an agricultural recruitment agency

Hiring can be tough, especially in the agriculture industry. It takes time and substantial investment of resources to recruit and onboard new staff. But without a solid candidate pool, finding the right person for the right job is like trying to find a needle in a field of haystacks. There are ways to speed up… Read more »

FFA State Officers Visit Ag 1 Source

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Ag 1 Source recently had a visit from the Kansas FFA Association State Officers and Beth Gaines, Executive Director of the Kansas FFA Foundation, at our office in Hesston, KS. “Ag1 source is a proud sponsor of the Kansas FFA program,” Mike Smith, President and CEO of Ag 1 Source said. Smith gave the student… Read more »

Top Agricultural Industry Trends for 2018 (So Far)!

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The agricultural industry is a dynamic and engaging market. Looking to the future of that market, it is often hеlрful tо identify past trеndѕ аnd think how those trends can provide inѕight for the coming months and years. We have seen the business of agriculture is built on so much more than farms and ranches.… Read more »