Reflections from our First Year Blogging

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What a year! Thanks for reading our blog Talent Harvest this past year. We’ve had a lot of fun providing valuable content for agricultural recruiters and human resources personnel, introducing you to our team members, and AGvocating for careers in agriculture. If you have been keeping up with the Talent Harvest blog and are enjoying our posts, be sure to subscribe to receive updates by email. You can also bookmark us to keep up with’s blogging specific to agriculture employers. Our most popular blogs this year are as follows.


2015’s Most Read Blogs


0001-95233841“Hard-to-fill Roles in Agriculture” by Western Canada Account Manager Carolyn Lee. Carolyn writes about those not-so-attractive jobs that are very difficult to fill. She stresses some important items to remember including focusing on your brand and beefing up the job descriptions, but ultimately suggests being as clear as possible.


“Rewarding Employees for the Holidays” by Eric Spell. A great read for this time of year. President of Eric Spell shares some tips and ideas for rewarding employees at year’s end. There are also some suggestions for incentives to work for more hires.


Weighing Employee Benefits & Perks” by Eric Spell. Another from’s highly experienced President. In this unique blog post for human resources managers, Eric highlights some important and common benefits to offer and which ones are more favorable (with findings included from our 2015 Agribusiness HR Reviews). (By the way, Eric has a slew of great blog posts–check them out on Talent Harvest.)


In 2016, look for more blog posts written by exciting guest bloggers: advocates for the industry, university career services personnel, and agriculture bloggers.


Also, we want to let you know about a special series we will be doing in 2016: if you have questions about diverse recruitment, career fairs, performance reviews, interviews, benefit communication, hiring interns, anything–please share your questions in the comments of this post or email them to Look for answers to your questions in an upcoming post!


From to all employers, recruiters, human resources and career services professionals, we wish you and yours a very special and talent-filled 2016.

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