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The Joy of “Freely” Giving – by Dave Allen

For people like me who see “shop” as a four-letter word, we sometimes need an attitude adjustment when it comes to gift giving.  Whether in the family or the workplace, gift giving can be approached in a multitude of creative ways and developed all year long without ever becoming a burden. If you dread shopping [...]

By |2020-12-21T11:15:16-06:00December 21st, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

What Are You Thankful For? Contributions shared by some of our friends in the agriculture industry

Recently, we sent an email to some friends in the ag industry asking one simple question, “What are you most thankful for this Thanksgiving?”  Following are their heartfelt responses.  Enjoy reading them, be blessed, and then ask yourself …“What am I most thankful for?” Terry – Thankful that all of our kids have accepted Jesus [...]

By |2020-11-23T08:49:36-06:00November 23rd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Keeping Agriculture Great…Tips for Attracting Quality Talent – Compiled by the AGRI-SEARCH Team

Keeping Agriculture Great…Tips for Attracting Quality Talent Compiled by the AGRI-SEARCH Team The secret to keeping American agriculture the leader in feeding a hungry world lies in attracting new talent into our industry. Over the next decade, this will be especially important to replace a large number of retiring ag professionals. Following are just a [...]

By |2020-10-22T11:36:25-05:00October 22nd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

What is Your Safety Story?

Safety…what comes to your mind when you hear that word depends on the paradigm through which you view life.  We all have an experience, a story, or a recollection about an “incident” that has impacted our life.  What is your safety story?  How did it impact you? On October 7, 1992, my safety story changed [...]

By |2020-08-26T13:36:14-05:00August 26th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Understanding the Value of Your Love Language

For over twenty years as an agricultural recruiter, I have studied the similarities between a successful marriage and a successful employment situation.  The parallels are fascinating.  In both types of relationships, getting to know the other person, maintaining excellent communication, and understanding each other’s strengths and weaknesses all play a key role.  Listening, understanding where [...]

By |2020-04-22T13:33:53-05:00April 21st, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Christmas and Business – Conflict or Co-exist?

Christmas and business often are in direct conflict with each other.  Christmas is supposed to be a season of joy, peace, hope, and great anticipation as we look forward to celebrating the birth of the Christ child and all the activity that surrounds it. But in our businesses, the outlook may not seem quite so [...]

By |2019-12-19T10:17:02-06:00December 19th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

What is Your Value in the Market Place?

  Just how much should I be earning in the position I’m in?  That is a question we as recruiters often hear, and one that doesn’t usually have an easy answer. How about you?  Are you overpaid? Underpaid?  How do you know?  Let’s start with just a sampling of some basic questions to ask: 1.    [...]

By |2019-10-31T09:17:25-05:00October 31st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

A Culture of Confidence

Turns out, there are benefits that come from being a cocky teenager. Although your parents might have been counting down the days until you flew the nest, that swagger means you’ll likely end up earning a higher salary than those of your more modest friends. According to the Journal of Economic Psychology, their “Self-Esteem and [...]

By |2019-09-23T11:12:21-05:00September 23rd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments