2021 and the Candidate Experience: Is Yours Good Enough?

Within the past few decades (give or take), there’s been a shift in how employees view their employers.  It used to be that the employers held ALL the power. And while that notion still has truth in some situations, the balance has shifted more in favor of employees. Even since 2010, there has been a… Read more »

The Importance of Understanding Employee Behavior

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People-related issues can tear at the fabric of a company. They chip away at even the most solid foundation built on the best products and services. In our last article, 1 Simple Step To Hiring And Retention In Ag Retail, we discussed the positive impact that behavioral assessments can have on hiring and retention. In… Read more »

1 Simple Step To Hiring And Retention In Ag Retail

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By Mark Waschek There are three significant trends pertaining to the ag industry workforce which merit consideration: A growing shortage of qualified workers, the workforce is increasingly mobile, and human capital is fast becoming the most valuable asset for top-performing companies. As a result, top talent in the ag industry remains increasingly difficult to attract,… Read more »

Do Trendy Benefits and Perks Keep Employees Engaged for the Long Haul?

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The demand for talent is real, and companies are thinking outside of the box to entice talent to join their team, but in the end, does it really help? We’ve all seen them, paid pet insurance, free lunches, boutique fitness classes, on-site childcare (this one may entice me to stay!) but what do all these… Read more »

Use These 4 Retention Strategies for Your Team

4 retention strategies for your team

Recruitment is an expensive undertaking for employers. It requires a significant investment of time and money to find the best candidate for the job. That’s why employee retention is such a critical (and cost-effective) way to manage your team. A more efficient use of resources is to hire and keep talent rather than needing to… Read more »

Lessons Learned From Your Top Employee Quitting

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If you have lost your top performer recently, that can be a real blow to recover from. Your business will likely feel the impact of their departure, as well as their co-workers and the overall morale of your team. But sometimes, there’s nothing you can do but learn from the experience. Not everyone is a… Read more »