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2018 Dealership of the Year: Reynolds Farm Equipment

Bringing in the Next Generation

Owner Gary Reynolds and COO Chris O’Neal of Reynolds Farm Equipment (Farm Equipment’s 2018 Dealership of the Year) share insights on how to attract and retain the next generation of talent. For example, new CEO Mitch Frazier was excited to apply his tech skillset to a new industry — but what kept him at Reynolds was the great company culture they always had.
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Wider World of Business

What’s More Important in an Employee, Loyalty or Skill?

When hiring new employees for your business, you may run across two types of candidates during the interview process. One recruit is as loyal as the day is long but doesn’t have the skills needed to fill the role. The other is highly-skilled but is focused solely on making money. How do you choose?
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The Ellens Approach to Finding Good People

A business is reliant on finding and training the best person for the job, however the perfect employee can show up in the last place you'd expect. Linda Ellens, co-owner and controller at Ellens Equipment, further explains this as she recalls how having an eye for character and personality were key in finding someone perfect for the company.
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The Ellens Approach to Finding Good People

A business is reliant on finding and training the best person for the job, however the perfect employee can show up in the last place you'd expect. Linda Ellens, co-owner and controller at Ellens Equipment, further explains this as she recalls how having an eye for character and personality were key in finding someone perfect for the company.
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Special Report: After the Ink Dries

Plan Early, But Have Patience

While Champlain Valley Equipment doesn’t have a script for acquiring another dealership, planning early and addressing challenges as they appear has led to six smooth dealership transitions for the company.
While Champlain Valley Equipment doesn’t have a script for acquiring another dealership, planning early and addressing challenges as they appear has led to six smooth dealership transitions for the company.
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Special Report: After the Ink Dries

Assimilating an Acquired Dealership: Issues & Missteps

Buying another dealership is the easy part. Integrating it into the overall organization is the bigger challenge.
When it comes to either buying or selling a dealership, when the deal is done, the parties on the different sides of the table say they all face the same set of challenges. How the issues are prioritized may differ if you’re the buyer or seller, but the concerns remain the same.
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PFD Summit: Recruiting & Retaining Precision Farming Specialists

Knowing what traits to look for and where to find new employees is only the beginning. Keeping employees is a whole other battle.
Finding the next generation of precision farming specialists is a challenge that almost 40% of dealers reported was among their most important issues in the Precision Farming Dealer 2015 Benchmark Study. First, dealers must identify the traits they’re looking for in potential candidates for their fast-paced, rapidly evolving precision farming departments. Then, they face the challenge of actually finding these recruits.
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