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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

Refining the Relocation

Hiring the best of the best? In many situations and for many roles, a commitment to employing the best candidates possible can sometimes involve relocation. Whether this a commonplace occurrence or one that is only approved under the most unique circumstances, there are copious and essential components of a successful relocation that can be refined [...]

By |2019-07-17T10:40:33-05:00May 13th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Professional Attention Deficit Disorder

In the manufacturing economy, time was the currency. Systems were designed for maximum efficiency, and effectiveness was simply how much time could be dedicated to the process. The assembly line is a perfect example! In today’s information environment, directing our attention in the right places for the right amount of time and focus is the [...]

By |2019-07-17T10:40:34-05:00April 10th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Loss Aversion

Imagine this scenario: a colleague offers to flip a coin and give you $20 if it lands on heads. If it lands on tails, you give him $20. Stop and ponder; would you accept that bet? For most of us, the answer is no. Behavioral science experts Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman performed an experiment [...]

By |2019-07-17T10:40:34-05:00March 6th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The Next Generation of Leadership

The success of any organization is largely reliant on the strength of the leadership; conveying a vision, formulating strategy, and ultimately driving the direction of a company is no small task. Thus, having a sustained and committed leadership development program can be a key differentiator in the trajectory of a firm. Although bringing in talent [...]

By |2019-07-17T10:40:34-05:00February 6th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments