Grain Careers

  • 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
  • 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
  • Mike Smith Featured in Kansas Farmer Article

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Ag 1 Source's Mike Smith Featured in the Kansas Farmer article, "Company is agriculture matchmaker" Getting a job in a troubled economy is tough. For the past year, the national unemployment rate has hovered around 9%, and though there are signs of recovery, numerous résumés are stacked on desks around the country. In Hesston, résumés and their owners are considered every day for positions in the agronomy, grain, energy, livestock and ag equipment industries. The team at ...

    Posted at August 31, 2011 | By : | Categories : Ag 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • What Does Your Online Reputation Say About You

    Have you “Googled®” yourself lately? Perhaps there was a time you did a search for someone that you were or have been close to.  Were you shocked at some of the information you turned up? The internet is an amazing source of information, but the internet also doesn’t forget much.  It’s like that saying, “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas,” unless it was put on Facebook®, Twitter®, YouTube®, etc.  Nothing at all seems to ...

    Posted at July 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