What to do After You Applied for a Job Opening in Agriculture – AgGrad Live Podcast 002

When applying for jobs, especially online, it can often seem like there’s nothing more you can do to increase your chances of showing your potential employer that you are the best fit for the job description. But, more often than not, there are several things that new professionals can do to increase their chances of getting hired while also learning how likely they are to get the job.

Today, I’m sharing a few tips and strategies you can use to slightly improve your chance of getting hired for a position you applied to. I’ll also share some of the most common mistakes we see many new professionals make when applying for a new job, how to avoid these mistakes, and what you can do to learn where you stand in the employer’s pool of applicants.


“Patience does not mean inaction.” – Tim Hammerich


Today on AgGrad Live:

  • The importance of knowing which jobs you qualify for
  • He importance of a confirmation call or email
  • The importance of being patient during the job-hunting process
  • How asking questions during the follow-up can impact your chances of getting the job while letting you know how likely you are to be hired for the position


Resources Mentioned:

  • AGL001: Leveraging LinkedIn for Your Career in Agriculture


3 Questions to Ask Potential Employers:

  1. What is your timeline on filling this position?
  2. Is it okay to connect with someone who already has this job?
  3. When is an appropriate time to follow-up with you about this position?



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Tim Hammerich

Tim is a strategic communications consultant, founder of AgGrad, and the host of the "Future of Agriculture" podcast. Originally from California, he is now based out of Boise, Idaho.