Like myself, a woman in agriculture, can be a tough, roller-coaster of emotions, uninspiring task; however, at the end of the day, rewarding. Woman working in the agriculture industry take on a endless amounts of pressure day after day. But why? Because all that most of us have ever known was that ‘Dad does it.’ But let me tell you, times are changing and boy are they changing quickly. Even though living off the ground is all Melody has ever known, she too has seen struggles. Read below to see what Melody says…
Your future is hurtling towards you like a speeding bullet and the success you make of your life depends on how soon you get up to speed with career realities.
Like always, agriculture will continually have very high-highs, and some very low-lows. It’s unpredictable. It’s irregular. It’s agriculture. That is the way of life in the agriculture industry and there is no denying it. Let’s see what CropLife.com has to say about the 2014 year.
If you’re an experienced interviewer you may almost always feel it’s a waste of time when you ask the average candidate, “Do you have any questions for me?”
Why? Most candidates don’t actually care about how you answer their questions; instead their only goal is to try to make themselves look good by asking “smart” questions. To them, what they ask is a lot more important than how you answer.
On the other hand, great candidates ask questions they actually want the answers to because they’re actively evaluating you and your company: they are deciding whether they really want to work for you.
Does anyone else write “2014” for about six months before they realize it’s been the New Year already? Anyways, back to the main point–here at Great Plains Consulting, we aren’t all fresh out of college, but those of us who are, can testify to these key Do’s and Don’ts of the interviewing world. Going to an interview for the first time with a business or company can be nerve-racking, but going back for a second? My lanta, might as well pull out the three piece.
Boy, wouldn’t the ability to read minds come in handy during the job interview? At the risk of stating the obvious, who wouldn’t love to know what hiring managers really think about your qualifications or what they consider the perfect answer to a certain question? Armed with this information, you’d be a step ahead of other job applicants.
Even if you can’t pay top dollar, how you hire and the strategies you use to retain people can make a major difference.
A counteroffer is an inducement from your current employer to get you to stay after you’ve announced your intention to take another job.
We should reconsider the out of office designation and use it as it was intended.
Outside of family and friends, work is the most important thing in our lives so it is sensible to make the effort and ensure you are in the right job, working for the right organization, and enjoying yourself.