How to Become an Employee CEOs Don’t Want to Lose

Most managers will say that there’s no such thing as an irreplaceable employee. However, in every company there are people whose skill set, not just experience, is highly valuable to some critical business processes. The simple reason for this is that people with experience in a specified field could be found more easily than those who possess a required set of skills.

Agriculture Jobs May Be Plentiful, But New Grads Are Scarce

Close to 60,000 jobs are set to open up in agriculture, food and natural resource sectors each year for the next five years, according to a report from Purdue University and the USDA, reports Luke Runyon/Harvest Public Media on Newsworks.org.

How to Get a Job

With the current unemployment rate at 5.5% in the United States, one might argue that finding a job in today’s work force is only an uphill battle. However, Bryan Kooi, a job recruiter (“headhunter”) for Great Plains Consulting, would disagree. He believes there are plenty of jobs available— the job hunter just might not be looking in the right place…

7 Job Interview Do’s and Don’ts for the Class of 2014–Erg, 2015

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.

What your interviewer is really thinking

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.

Get The Job You REALLY Want

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.

The Three Best Predictors of On-the-Job Success

Clarifying job expectations before the person is hired is not only the secret to great hiring, but also great management.

7 Things To Think About Before You Accept or Turn Down A Counteroffer

As enticing as a counteroffer may be, career experts say there are a few things you’ll need to think about before you make a decision.

Beware of the Top 5 Interview Mistakes

If you worry you’ll be a disaster in an interview, we have tips to help you survive.

What To Do When the Boss Begs You to Stay

You sit down with your boss to tell him you’ve been offered a job elsewhere and that you’ll be leaving the company in a few weeks. It will probably be an awkward conversation, and it’ll become even more uncomfortable when he asks you to stay.