Thanks for stopping by our new blog. We're pretty excited to
finally get this thing launched. We're also pretty new at blogging, so we're
getting a bit of istance. However, what we ARE good at is finding some of
the best agricultural positions out there, all over the country.
Why choose a career in the Ag world?
This is one of the number one questions we get asked. Did you know that over 1/4 of the United States GDP (Gross Domestic Product) is Agricultural-related? There are millions of people who don't know this. Here are some more benefits of choosing a career
in the agriculture field:
Stability - When you think about it, people have
to eat every year. Period. Farmers' will always be planting and harvesting
Diversity - the multiple sectors in agriculture field
require varied ag backgrounds and skill sets.
The agriculture field is international in scope, which increases the number of job locations.
The United States is the world leader in agri-business. As mentioned above, 1/4 of the US GDP is from agriculture. People all over the world rely on this constantly evolving industry.
Cutting edge technology and new innovations are
constantly being developed.
Compensation has steadily been increasing. We'll
talk about salary negotiations soon.
The culture and people of agriculture make it a
great place to work.
Most of us have grown up in this industry. You could call it
a way of life. What we're here to do is give you the most current information, give you hot jobs of the week, and help you walk into your Ag career with your eyes wide open by giving strait-forward resume and interviewing tips.
Welcome to your one-stop shop for all things
When a person goes off to college and has to answer that one question that everyone asks, "What do you want to do with your life?" or "What do you want to declare as your major?" It can be completely overwhelming. Seven years ago, up to 80% of college freshman did not declare a major. With so many areas of study and so many different fields, it's hard to make a decision. So, since we know agriculture, we're going to fill you in on what we know about that.
In one of the first blog posts we ever wrote, we talked about agriculture and why choosing a job in this field was worth it because over 1/4 of the United States GDP (Gross Domestic Product) is Agricultural-related. This translates to jobs. And Career Solutions is one of the best places to find these jobs.
But to answer that question on what type of jobs a degree in agriculture can get you, I've done some research and here's a couple of good resources I found.