Guest host Jenny Schweigert talks to Lincoln Thomas about his role as a lab technician. This interview weaves together many of the advice on Seed World PRO from the hiring experts at AgCareers.com and then talent management advice offered by Purdue University. Lincoln lacked the technical experience when he started his job. However, his soft skills and drive made him an excellent hire.
Lincoln talks about what motivates him in this entry-level position. Then Jenny asks Lincoln to take the role of an HR manager. He thinks the most important criterion is looking for employees that will show up every day.