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Special Report: Growing the Workforce

The Processes & Challenges of Hiring International Ag Technicians

Brent Bazin, corporate service manager at Young’s Equipment, shared the dealership’s history with international recruitment and why they see it as a valuable option when looking for new employees.
A talented technician cannot be found overnight. When there are not enough near your dealership looking for work, you need to come up with a new strategy to bring in a good technician.
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Why it’s Important to Keep Employees Energized and 10 Ideas to Accomplish It

Owen Palm, CEO of 21st Century Equipment, discussed the importance of keeping employees energized and how he does that in the second part of a leadership development series.
Keeping your employees energized is an important part of running your dealership. Having energized employees increases productivity, improves retention and results in lower absenteeism. It also is important in improving ROI and creating higher customer satisfaction.
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Dealer Financials Improving, But More Work Needed

While dealers’ bottom lines are looking better, they must improve overall operations if they hope to enhance their profits in the years ahead.
Based on the results of the Western Equipment Dealers Assn.’s 2018 Cost of Doing Business Study, North American farm equipment dealers are making progress in improving a number of metrics typically used to measure their financial performance.
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Premier Equipment’s Brett Barriage Talks Defining and Refining Leadership

Brett Barriage discusses how he and Premier Equipment view, determine and refine leadership.
In order to make one’s dealership better, investing in leaders is crucial. Brett Barriage, CEO of Premier Equipment, a 10-store John Deere dealership based in Ont., discussed this during the first of a two-part leadership development presentation at the 2018 Western Equipment Dealers Assn. (WEDA) International Dealer Conference, Scottsdale, Ariz.
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WEDA International Dealer Conference

11/19/19
Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, Phoenix-Scottsdale
6902 E. Greenway Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ
United States
The annual conference is a meeting of top industry leaders, Owners, Dealer Principals, Directors, manufacturers, and other key players in the equipment dealer industry and is packed with priceless information, networking and possibilities. Read More

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