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  • 4 Critical Requirements Of An Employee Promotion

    By: Mark Waschek The words “I was passed over for a promotion” are all too common in my line of work. Each week, I visit with a disgruntled individual who wants to leave their current employer due to a promotion opportunity that passed by. While some individuals may have a valid concern, my guess is that many do not. Many of these employees feel ready to take the next step in responsibility since they ...

    Posted at January 15, 2014 | By : | Categories : Ag 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • Boom or Bust: How to know when you are expendable.

    How often do you hear of a professional athlete that was in the spotlight last year, but no longer even mentioned in conversation today? It happens all the time. Take a major league pitcher for example. Sometimes it takes years to make it to the majors, but when they do, they had better perform, or very quickly they are demoted back to the minors in one short phone call. Today it seems everything is measured and ...

    Posted at June 14, 2013 | By : | Categories : Candidate Newsletter | 0 Comment
  • Shannon Worrell Featured in DRIVE Magazine

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: "Gain an Edge and Nail the Job" article featured in the November/December issue of DRIVE magazine showcasing an interview with Ag 1 Source Recruiting Consultant Shannon Worrell.   ...Making Yourself Stand Out Shannon Worrell is a recruiter for Ag 1 Source, a company that matches job seekers with high-profile companies.  She also grew up on an active Angus ranch that hosts dozens of collegiate livestock judging teams each year. When one particular judging member graduated from college, she had ...

    Posted at November 2, 2012 | By : | Categories : Ag 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • Mark Esfeld & Mark Waschek featured in Crop Life Magazine

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: "Thinking Ahead Today For Tomorrow's Sake" article in the November issue of Crop Life Magazine written by Ag 1 Source Recruiting Consultants Mark Esfeld and Mark Waschek. Thinking Ahead Today For Tomorrow's Sake Although not discussed on a day-to-day basis, succession planning is definitely something to consider for companies that plan to be in business for the long haul. A big challenge that many ag retailers face today is succession planning. The notion ...

    Posted at November 15, 2011 | By : | Categories : Ag 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • Mark Esfeld & Mark Waschek featured in Crop Life Magazine

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: "Getting Onboarding" article in Crop Life Magazine written by Ag 1 Source Recruiting Consultants Mark Esfeld and Mark Waschek Onboarding is a human resource (HR) practice gaining traction throughout the ag industry. This is a process focused on engaging new hires in their job and helping them understand and embrace overall company vision. However, many of us in the retail agronomy business are left asking a ...

    Posted at September 9, 2011 | By : | Categories : Ag 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • Improve Your References!

    Why are references so important to a candidate referral?  Occasionally, I run across a candidate that is a reluctant to share references until there is certainty an offer is going to be forthcoming.  Or, they may provide references, but ask that they not be contacted because they are very busy professionals and the candidate is uneasy about having someone contact them regularly.   Perhaps, there is a fear that the call will be a ...

    Posted at June 17, 2011 | By : | Categories : Ag 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • Narrow Your Focus For Job Search Success

    Picture this: It's late in the evening, you're researching job opportunities, and out of nowhere you hit THE MOTHERLOAD. You've just discovered a great organization that has 10, 20, or maybe even 100 job openings. Some are in your area, some are far away. Some positions require skills you've never even heard of, yet other openings are for jobs you would never want to do. You might be tempted to apply to them all to show ...

    Posted at February 1, 2011 | By : | Categories : Ag 1 Source News | 0 Comment