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Recruiting for Technology

Recruiting for Technology

[Author: Andrew E. Goodman, President/CEO, 03.2017 | Keywords: Executive Insight, Recruiting] The critical issue of recruiting and training top notch service technicians has been addressed in past issues of The Retailer. Traditionally, these articles focused on recruiting community college students or graduates trained to service equipment. However, as equipment continues to become more technically advanced,… Read More »

Career Fairs = Another Tool in your Recruiting Toolbox

[Source: INEDA, 11.2016 | Keywords: Human Resources, Recruiting] Nearly 60,000 high-skilled agriculture job openings are expected annually in the United States, yet only 35,000 graduates are currently available to fill them, according to the U.S. Department of Ag. How can your dealership reach and hire these recent college graduates? What can you do to set… Read More »

WOMEN’S EVOLVING ROLES AT THE DEALERSHIP AND ON THE FARM

[Source: INEDA, 11.2016 | Keywords: Women, Dealer, Recruiting] Denise Nelsen has been with AgDirect since its inception in 1998 as part of her 25-year career in the Farm Credit system. The York, Nebraska-based territory manager said that while it was her dream job from day one, working in a male-dominated industry wasn’t always easy. “I… Read More »

Program Targets Future Workforce

[Source: INEDA, 11.2016 | Keywords: Human Resources, Recruiting] A few years ago, Bruce Logan and Nick Sinn of Logan Contractors Supply, Inc., decided that the industrial equipment industry needed to do more to appeal to future employees entering the marketplace. So, they developed an internship program geared toward high school juniors and seniors interested in… Read More »

Ten Reasons for Employers to Attend Campus Career Fairs

[Source: INEDA, 11.2016 | Keywords: Human Resources, Recruiting] 1. Fifty-four percent of companies who participated in the annual “AgCareers.com Agribusiness HR Review” estimate 1-5% of their current workforce will retire in the next two years. Talent doesn’t grow on trees but it’s growing at colleges and universities across the country! 2. Looking for local talent? According to CollegeBoard.org,… Read More »