The Hook

Choosing the BEST References

Most hiring managers will ask for references once you make it past the interview process, with some asking before the interview. How do you know who to list?

To Say ~ or NOT To Say

Interviews are an important piece of the hiring process. But sometimes candidates make statements that don’t sit so well with the interviewer. If you want to avoid them in the future, check out these tips & tricks.

~Farming Takes a Family~

Thank-you to Rachel Granstra from Litte House on the Feedlot for allowing us to share this from her social media page. It’s so true – FARMING TAKES A FAMILY – especially during the crazy Harvest season!!

Harvest Hand Signals: How to Decode

Enjoy a little humor as we are starting to see the fall harvest begin!! Learn how to read minds and become a master interpreter of hand signals for the sake of your farm and all who grace it with their presence during the blessed season of harvest.

How Do I Know It’s Time to Make a Change?

Identifying what motivates you and what is most important to your career and your life is essential. This insight will allow you to make career decisions with confidence.

You Never Know Until You Try!

It’s funny where life can take you. For instance, a young man from Iowa, a soil sampling & crop scouting intern, never planned on completing an internship with a cooperative. In fact, he never planned on pursuing agriculture at all.

Look Around, Recognize, And Celebrate A Job Well Done

Recognition is a fundamental human need. At the most basic level, it makes us feel valued, which is what inspires us to stay all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed at work. Out of all the things that matter in the workplace, helping employees feel appreciated is the most important one.

Millennials – Different Work Ethic – Still Valuable!

Are you still trying to figure out how to vibe with your millennial coworkers and employees? Don’t worry; there’s more to them than social media.

Why the Best Leaders Are Great Followers

Nearly everyone sees him or herself as a leader…..but where are the followers? I would suggest great followers share at least five characteristics….

What will dealing with a Wet Season mean for your crops?

In many parts of the country, a wet fall and snowy winter were the norm. And while farmers always want plenty of moisture in their soil profile for optimal crop growth, excessive amounts could cause challenges for crops.