We are very pleased to publish this guest post from Marisa Linton. Marisa grew up showing and raising livestock, and currently lives on her family's small farm in Mount Olive, NC. She has a passion for agriculture, and is an agricultural blogger, communication consultant, and photographer.
School, parents, coaches, teachers, internships, mentors, events--these have probably helped develop skills and attributes that make you a desirable candidate for a job. If you have ever grown up showing livestock, you can add that to the list of impacts that helped train you for your career.
From the barn at home to the show ring, many lessons are learned. Whether you realize it or not, showing livestock has developed skills and attributes that will help you succeed in getting a job. Here are 15 attributes that will help you in almost any job...they also make great talking points in an interview!