The Hook

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.

Real Farmers….All Created Differently!

A man in a Pioneer Seed Corn hat is proof that he has to be a farmer – right?  While that is probably very true, God created many different farmers – all with their own gifts and talents – all with a passion to serve others through their day to day work!  

Education or Work Experience – What’s More Important?

When the time comes to fill out a resume, the dilemma comes up – is it better to list your education first or your professional experience?  There really isn’t a right or wrong answer to this question….it pretty much depends entirely on you.

Top 5 Reasons Why the Job Market will FLOURISH in 2019

The U.S. is looking toward its 100th straight month of job gains. Many observers say that the pace of growth, with an average of more than 200,000 jobs created each month, is unsustainable. Some are even predicting a recession before 2020. But that is far from inevitable, according to a new report by ZipRecruiter, authored by labor economist Julia Pollack.

The Option of Working Remotely

Having a home office is becoming a more common option – even in the Ag Industry.  With territories growing and companies expanding, the flexibility this allows is offering more convenience for the employee and growing sales opportunities for the company!  Read further to hear how you can make a home office a place of productivity and success for you!