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A candidate has found your job posting and wants to know more about your organization. Where do they look when they are searching for additional information about potential ag employers? First, candidates check out the company website, then conduct online searches; 27% search for more information on social media. This reiterates the importance of an up-to-date career section on employers’ websites and active social media presence. Employers need to be aware of what online searches yield about their company and make efforts to provide positive online content.

Agricultural employers consider industry-specific jobs boards (e.g. to be one of the top methods of reaching prospective applicants, followed by collegiate recruiting, their corporate website, and social media sites. Even if your primary recruitment tools are job boards such as, it is helpful to provide your company website address in postings so candidates can easily click to find out more about your organization. Your company website’s career section may be the first impression on a candidate. In order for your company to compete for the best talent, it is essential to create an enticing career section on your site.

Are you using social networks to support your recruitment efforts? Social job seekers tend to be younger, earn more and have a higher education level. There is close to universal adoption of social recruiting, with 94% of companies reporting that they use or plan to begin using social networks to support recruitment efforts.

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