5 Tips on Having a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Did you know chronic stress is one of the most common health issues in the workplace? Living a healthy work-life balance reduces stress and helps prevent burnouts. Work-life balance looks different for everyone; however, we’ve compiled 5 general tips to help you find the best work-life balance for you: Create a Daily Journal Creating a […]

3 Tips to Become Confident in an Job Interview

When you hear the words job interview, what comes to mind? Are you excited or scared? Job interviews can be uncertain. While you’re trying to make a good impression, the company is trying to figure out if they’ll hire you. Often, companies won’t contact candidates until after they’ve interviewed all candidates. The entire process can […]

5 Body Language Tips for Your Next Interview

You can say all the right things at a job interview, but your body language might be telling the interviewer a different story. Body language and tone of voice can expose your true feelings, so it is important to take control of your body language. Here are 5 body language tips to help you nail […]

Tracklet™ on AgHires.com Saves You Time

AgHires uses Tracklet™ to help keep your job search organized; and not just on AgHires.com, but on other job sites as well. This tool acts as a virtual career assistant that “lives” in your browser’s bookmark bar. This tool will auto-populate job application forms, allow you to easily email and retrieve saved resumes and cover […]

Growing Need of Agricultural Job Seekers

The U.S. sells more food and fiber to the world than it imports, which contributes to a positive trade balance. About 31% of U.S. gross farm income comes from exports. Agriculture is the most important industry in the United States employing approximately 24 million workers which is about 17% of the total work force. The […]

How to Quit Your Job

When it’s time to quit your current job for a new position, you want to do so professionally. This isn’t the time to burn bridges. You never know when you will need to use someone from the organization as a reference or a contact. Follow these tips to keep your resignation professional. 1. Write a […]

Why a Resume is Important

Even in the agriculture industry having a resume is important. You may have gotten by for years without one because you worked on the same farm for 15 years. Or maybe you always got the job because you knew the manager’s cousin and they know your skills. However, in this industry jobs can be competitive, […]

Your Ultimate Resume Guide

The average hiring manager spends about six to ten seconds scanning a resume for the first time. They’re looking for specific keywords that show the candidate could be a fit for the job. Most of the time it is the hiring manager or recruiter’s initial impression of you. You know what they say, first impression […]

What Sets You Apart from Other Candidates

One of the toughest questions some candidates have trouble answering is “What sets you apart from other candidates?” You thought you were prepared, but you stumbled on this question. It’s hard to compare yourself to other candidates when you don’t know any of them. How are you supposed to answer this question? We’re here to […]

Find a New Job in the New Year

It’s easy to put your job search on hold during the holidays, but it’s important you get your momentum back in January. The new year is the perfect time to start looking for a new job or to continue your job search a little more aggressively.  The end of the year can be slow a time […]