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Expert Ag Career Transition Tips for New Grads

March 29, 2024

Congrats grad! You’ve traded your textbooks for tractor manuals and your campus for the open fields. But wait, transitioning from college to an agricultural career isn’t just about swapping one backdrop for another. It’s a journey that comes with its own set of hurdles. Buckle up, because we’re here to steer you through how to…

How to Boost Emotional Intelligence and Transform Your Ag Career

March 1, 2024

How to Boost Emotional Intelligence and Transform Your Ag Career Technical expertise and knowledge are undoubtedly vital to any career in agriculture, but they’re not enough on their own to guarantee success. There’s another crucial factor that can significantly impact your personal and professional growth: emotional intelligence (EI). As an ag industry pro, cultivating strong…

How To Show Off Your Accomplishments on Your Resume

February 8, 2024

Ready to elevate your resume from a list of tasks to a bouquet of achievements that will stand out from the crowd? We’re here to help you plant the seeds of success and show potential employers what a superstar you are. It’s time to dig deep into the art of showcasing your accomplishments, quantifying your…

How to Nail the Job Application Follow-Up

January 18, 2024

How to Nail the Job Application Follow-Up So, you’ve fired off those job applications and now it’s that nerve-wracking time: waiting for a response. But guess what? You’ve got a secret weapon up your sleeve – the follow-up. With a well-timed follow-up, you can show off your enthusiasm and stellar communication skills. A follow-up is…

9 Tips To Negotiate Your Salary Like a Pro

December 28, 2023

You nailed your interviews and the company wants to offer you a job – now it’s time for salary negotiation. Is it just us or does this part sometimes feel the most intimidating? Don’t worry – we’ve got 9 tips to help you negotiate your salary like a pro and secure a paycheck and benefits…

What Emotional Intelligence Can Do for Ag

November 24, 2023

We’re all familiar with the five senses, but what if there were a sixth? In fact, while unofficial, we say there is one – emotional intelligence! Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to recognize, understand, and manage your own emotions, as well as the emotions of others. It’s like having a sixth sense for feelings.…

8 Tips On Addressing Employment Gaps in a Cover Letter

November 1, 2023

Eyeing your dream job in the agriculture industry but have an employment gap or two in your work history? Don’t sweat it. We’re here to break down how to tackle those gaps like a pro in your cover letter. These eight down-to-earth tips will help you address your employment gaps while sowing the seeds of…

Why Mentors Matter in Ag and How to Find One

October 5, 2023

  Picture this: you’re in the vast expanse of the agriculture industry, a world of growth, innovation, and challenges. Now, imagine having a mentor by your side – a seasoned expert who knows the lay of the land and is ready to guide you through every twist and turn. Having a mentor is like having…

Growing Your LinkedIn Network 5 Strategies for Connecting with Ag Professionals

Growing Your LinkedIn Network: 5 Strategies for Connecting with Ag Professionals

September 14, 2023

In the ever-evolving world of agriculture, having a strong professional network can be a game-changer for your career growth and success. LinkedIn is a great place to maintain relationships with the ag professionals you have worked with in your career and to connect with like-minded individuals, gain industry insights, and explore exciting career prospects. Whether…

Considering a career change into agriculture?

Considering a career change into agriculture?

August 24, 2023

Considering a career change into the agriculture industry? Making a career change can be a rewarding and fulfilling decision. Whether you’re coming from a completely different field or looking to explore your passion for agriculture, embarking on this journey requires strategic job search techniques tailored to your unique transition. Here, we’ll explore job search strategies…