Livestock Careers

  • Ag Recruiter Highlight June 2016: Ron Hayden

    Ron Hayden has been with Ag1Source for 4 ½ years. He is a Livestock Industry Specialist, recruiting in the Great Lakes and Northeast Regions of the U.S. Ron’s office is based in Cassopolis, MI, where his lives with his wife of 30 years, ElAyne. Ron also has two grown children Rick and Cameron. Rick works for Heinold, Inc. and Cameron will be ...

    Posted at June 1, 2016 | By : | Categories : Ag 1 Source News | Comments Off on Ag Recruiter Highlight June 2016: Ron Hayden
  • Bret Mortensen To Join Animal Health and Livestock Team

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ag 1 Source Announces Bret Mortensen to Join Animal Health/Nutrition & Livestock Production Team Hesston, KS – April 28, 2016– Ag 1 Source, the most trusted and reliable recruiting firm in the agriculture industry, today announced that Bret Mortensen, based in Blackfoot, ID, will join the Animal Health/Nutrition and Livestock Production industry practice team. With more than 20 ...

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  • 9 Things That Make Good Employees Leave

    It’s been shown over and over that money is not the #1 reason good employees often seek new career opportunities. Now, it is true that for someone to make a move, they often expect a bump in compensation, but the reason they start looking to make a change is not money. In the article 9 Things ...

    Posted at January 7, 2016 | By : | Categories : Ag 1 Source News | Comments Off on 9 Things That Make Good Employees Leave
  • Greg Heidemann To Join Livestock Production Team

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ag 1 Source Announces Greg Heidemann to Join Livestock Production Team Hesston, KS – September 26, 2014– Ag 1 Source, the most trusted and reliable recruiting firm in the agriculture industry, today announced that Greg Heidemann, based in Twin Falls, ID, will join the Livestock Production industry practice team. “Greg matches our company’s high integrity, strong work ethic, and teamwork approach so very well,” says Mike Smith, President/CEO of Ag 1 Source.  “We are thrilled ...

    Posted at September 26, 2014 | By : | Categories : Ag 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • Mike Koenecke To Join Ag 1 Source Team

    Ag 1 Source To Strengthen Destination Employer Program With The Addition of Mike Koenecke Hesston, KS - September 24, 2014 – Ag 1 Source, the most trusted and reliable recruiting firm in the agriculture industry, today announced the addition of Mike Koenecke, based in Spencer, IA, as Program Lead for the Destination Employer© Program. The Ag 1 Source Destination Employer© program is a proven process that enables employers to create a high performance environment where employees are ...

    Posted at September 24, 2014 | By : | Categories : Ag 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • Millenial Recruiting Challenges

    The landscaping of talent acquisition is being shaped by a group of people known as millennials.  They are not the two groups the business world is familiar with: Generation X (Born between 1965 to 1980) and Baby Boomers (Born between 1946 to 1964).   Millennials are the new group born after 1980 and entering the work force with some unique characteristics.  Extensive research conducted by the Pew Research Center says Millennials are defined by: Burdened by student ...

    Posted at August 27, 2014 | By : | Categories : Ag 1 Source News,Destination Employer | 0 Comment
  • Destination Employer: Hiring

    In an era of increased competition one of the most critical components to an organization’s success is people. Hiring the right employees will enable you capture the market and take your company to the next level. Hiring the wrong employee can literally cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars. As an interviewer, the questions you ask, how you ask them, and who the person is sitting across from you are all moving targets. At times, this ...

    Posted at July 30, 2014 | By : | Categories : Ag 1 Source News,Destination Employer | 0 Comment
  • Bonnie Lapke To Join The Agronomy/Seed Team

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ag 1 Source Announces Bonnie Lapke to Join the Agronomy / Seed Team  Hesston, KS – July 24, 2014– Ag 1 Source, the most trusted and reliable recruiting firm in the agriculture industry, today announced that Bonnie Lapke, based in La Motte, IA, will join the Agronomy and Seed industry practice team. Bonnie understands the needs of clients and candidates in agricultural sales, marketing and management with her personal roles and experience ...

    Posted at July 24, 2014 | By : | Categories : Ag 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • Mike Smith Quoted in July CropLife Magazine Article

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mike Smith Quote in CropLife Magazine July Article, "CropLife Compensation Survey: Battling Talent Drain" by David Widmar | July 2, 2014 Excerpt from article: ....The lack of importance for candidates from non-agricultural firms is especially interesting and, regrettably, the survey does not dig into the reasons. Whether it is a matter of a lack of interest in the positions from non-agriculture candidates or because retailers have not traditionally reached out to this pool, a perception issue ...

    Posted at July 2, 2014 | By : | Categories : Ag 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • Destination Employer

    Your company’s ability to attract, hire and retain talented employees is one of the most critical components of your business. Organizations that have focused on this aspect of their business have grown into what we call “Destination Employers.” These are organizations that both potential and current employees refer to as some of the best places you can work — the ultimate destinations for your career. We have found one significant similarity amongst all organizations that are ...

    Posted at June 4, 2014 | By : | Categories : Ag 1 Source News,Destination Employer | 0 Comment
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