With the war for talent becoming more intense in this job seekers’ market, retaining employees is increasingly becoming a top concern in order to remain competitive. AgCareers.com conducted the “Retention Practices in the Agriculture Industry” survey asking HR and recruitment professionals to benchmark their current retention efforts and provide insight into impactful tactics.
A New Year is just around the corner and many people will set (or are at least talk about) resolutions. Most of us are notorious for making New Year resolutions and quickly forgetting them by mid-January! But, you can’t afford to call it quits so soon when it’s career goals we’re talking about.
When you first start a new job or are just beginning your career, you’ll want people to like you and respect you right off the bat. The key to earning a good reputation quickly lies in working hard and remaining humble. Here are five recommendations to build a solid reputation at work quickly.
The fact of the matter is, we need agricultural careers. You’ve heard it said that we need to feed millions of people, but we also need to satisfy changing taste buds and produce much more with much less while minimizing negative effects to the environment. The careers needed to solve these challenging tasks at hand will need to be filled by people from all walks of life and all backgrounds.
AgCareers.com is offering a unique way for job seekers and employers to connect without having to stand in line or travel! The Careers in Agriculture Virtual Career Fair scheduled for September 5 is an efficient way to make connections from anywhere in North America. Virtual career fairs utilize chat rooms in lieu of the traditional career fair booth allowing for multiple conversations during the event.
Agriculture has a range of opportunities for all different education levels. For some, heading straight into the workforce after graduating high school is the best option. Others may need a bachelor’s degree from a university to achieve their career goals. But if the best fit for you is to spend two years acquiring an associates degree, there are still plenty of suitable jobs in the agriculture industry. Here are five rewarding agriculture jobs that only require a two-year degree.