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Matt Buyers and Mark Waschek Featured in CropLife Magazine

Posted at March 5, 2014 | By : | Categories : Ag 1 Source News | 0 Comment


“Three Keys to Employee Success” article featured in the March issue of CropLife magazine written by Ag 1 Source Recruiting Consultants, Matt Buyers and Mark Waschek.

Three Keys to Employee Success

Managers want their employees to be successful. It’s easy to recognize that if your employees are performing at a high level, your own results should be improving as well. Maximizing employee performance can be a complicated process that involves many steps. However, if you start with three simple things, increasing performance becomes much easier.

Define Your Expectations

At some point in our careers, we learned the importance of setting expectations or having them set for us. When you understand what you want to achieve, you will be able to recognize when you are making progress towards it.

In sports, the expectation is clear: WIN! The scoreboard tells us at a glance whether we are winning or losing, so we always know where we stand. In business, winning can be defined as increased sales, increased margin, reducing employee turnover and improving customer satisfaction. These goals are scored and can be easily recognized and communicated. But, what about expectations like maintain a clean and professional work environment, communicate effectively with coworkers and work safely on a daily basis? While each one of these items conveys an expectation, many employees don’t have a good understanding of what they need to do to meet those expectations. How clean is “clean and professional?” What defines “effective communication?” With this in mind, you can see why it is critical that you define exactly what you want your employees to achieve, why it is important and what they need to do to achieve it. CONTINUE READING


About Ag 1 Source Founded in 2002, Ag 1 Source has grown into a premier recruiting organization serving the needs of agricultural organizations and job seekers throughout the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Asia, and Europe. With recruiting consultants strategically positioned around the U.S., they are committed to exceeding the expectations of clients.

Ag 1 Source is a trusted partner in the job placement process.  With repeated investments in technology and training, they are continuing to add highly talented recruiting consultants in an effort to better serve our candidates and clients in key agricultural markets.  Their continued success is proof that Ag 1 Source is the most trusted and reliable recruiting firm in the Agricultural industry.