Connecting with Colleges

[Source: INEDA, 07.17 | Keywords: Ag Education, College] What is the average age of your technicians? If your shop matches the national average, thereís a good chance that many of them will be leaving soon.  According to DieselTechJobs.com, as many as half of the mechanics working today are expected to retire within 10 years, which… Read More »

Making Ag Education COOL

Making Ag Education COOL

[Source: INEDA, 07.17 | Keywords: Ag Education, FFA] When Matthew Eddy first started teaching 19 years ago, he never thought it would become a career. “I always say I showed up teaching agriculture by chance but have stayed by choice,” said Eddy, Southeast Polk High School’s ag instructor and FFA advisor. “I discovered that I… Read More »

What About Tattoos, Branding and Body Piercing

What About Tattoos, Branding and Body Piercing

[Source: Bob Evnen, Woods & Aitken LLP, 07.17 | Keywords: Human Resources, HR Policy, Tattoos] Do you have a policy on tattoos, branding and body piercing by your employees? If not, it is something you may want to consider. It has been widely reported that the Philadelphia Police Department implemented a new tattoo policy effective March… Read More »

Get “LinkedIn”

Get “LinkedIn”

[Author: Cindy Feldman, 07.17 | Keywords: Marketing, Social Media, LinkedIn] The Benefits of a LinkedIn Business Profile It’s fair to say that social media has become huge in today’s society, and believe it or not, it has also become a huge tool for businesses. While social media might not be your forte, you may want to… Read More »

Working with Millennials

[Author: Andrew E. Goodman, 07.17 | Keywords: Executive Insight, Millennials, Personal Development] By the year 2020, Millennials – also known as Generation Y – are projected to make up half of the United States workforce. As a result, it is critical that employers understand this generation so they can better enable their personal development. Millennials… Read More »