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 »

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 »

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 »

Know When to Stop Filling the Candidate Pool

Candidate Pool

By Rhonda Werner When hiring, it’s common nature to want to review as many candidates as possible, right? You want a POOL of candidates and with all pools, the more people the merrier. Not exactly. If a pool sits for too long, without any viable action, it becomes stagnant. Candidate pools are the same way.… Read more »

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

hot topics

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 »

Interview Response Time Affects Your Reputation

Company Reputation

We know that response time after the interview has a big impact on the entire hiring process. The extent of that impact is even larger than we thought. Last year we surveyed job seekers on the length of the hiring process and received interesting results. We’ve talked about how time matters based on results from… Read more »

NOW is the time to Interview – Tips for Conducting a Seamless Video Job Interview

Interview

By Rhonda Werner, Recruiting Consultant – Partner Think about it. You, as a hiring manager, more than likely have more time on your hands than normal.  So do many of the most talented people in your field right now.  There’s probably never been a better time to access top talent than right now and most… Read more »