Hottest Topics of 2020: Remote Work and Improving the Hiring Process

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By Alexis Stiebe As we head into the long weekend, let’s review the topics our readers found most interesting so far in 2020. This year has certainly been a roller-coaster. Business leaders and their employees have faced the challenge of working from home without sacrificing productivity or service to their customers. This worldwide shift has… Read more »

Daily Life After Covid-19

Daily Life after Covid-19

By Kevin O’Connor Nothing brings Americans and the world together like a common enemy. 9/11, Ebola virus, and the expansion of ISIS terrorism each unified people around the world and proved that focused collaboration can overcome seemingly insurmountable challenges. New levels of cooperation and leveraging technologies in creative ways not only addressed the immediate challenges… Read more »

Bulletin: Message to Job Seekers

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Thank you for visiting Career 1 Source with interest to see what is available today. We live in unprecedented times, with this virus outbreak, and our hearts go out to those having to make substantial adjustments, but I want to personally assure you of a few key things during this time. Recent surveys of our… Read more »

Good Reads from 2019: Tips for Employers

As 2019 comes to a close, we reflect back on the year. The goals we set, the goals we met and the goals that still need some work. Hopefully your goals were achieved in 2019 and you are eagerly setting new goals to meet, and exceed, in 2020! To help you reach those new goals,… Read more »

Texting and Technology – Bridging the Generational Gap

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The search process is often frustrating and time consuming. Factoring in a generational gap between experienced management and new, young talent introduces further challenges. We’ve heard from many employers that the increase in potential job candidates texting the hiring manager, instead of emailing or actually calling on the phone, is particularly frustrating. Approaching the Generation… Read more »

Your Value Proposition is the Key to Reaching the Next Level

Your value proposition is the unique combination of skills and experience you bring to your employer, coworkers and customers. To craft your value proposition, you need to determine a few key points. What is your vision and what are you doing to get there? Define your vision It is hard to follow a path with… Read more »

Keeping Talent: How to retain your new hires

Choosing the right candidates and hiring the best fit for your company culture and job needs is the first step in building a winning team. But how do you keep that team together? The Bureau of Labor and Statistics reports that the average tenure for an employee is 4.7 years. That’s a big change from… Read more »

Kevin O’Connor brings expertise to Career 1 Source

Kevin O’Connor, a life-long passionate advocate for agriculture, joins the Ag 1 Source / Career 1 Source Talent Services group. Kevin’s successful track record in sales, sales management, recruiting, and training development is a great fit into the role of Training and Development Manager for the Ag 1 Source / Career 1 Source team. One… Read more »

Your Resume Needs to Prove It!

Often times we have candidates call in wondering if anyone has seen their application. You sent your resume in, why won’t anyone look at it? Would you like to know how to get your application seen by the right people? Make sure you have listed your “quantifiable accomplishments”. Without the numbers, many resumes read like… Read more »

A Memorial Day Tribute

By Jim Whitt, Purpose Unlimited As this was our first trip to France we suffered from a perpetual state of directional disability. And that is how we met Michel. We wandered through the gate of a small cemetery not a stone’s throw from Omaha Beach in Normandy.  Michel did not speak much English but fortunately,… Read more »