Presentation on theme: "Leadership in the Agriculture Industry. Good Leadership Qualities Integrity –Honesty Courage –Willing to go forward under difficult circumstances Management."— Presentation transcript:
Leadership in the Agriculture Industry
Good Leadership Qualities Integrity –Honesty Courage –Willing to go forward under difficult circumstances Management –Using people, resources, process to reach a goal
Unselfishness –Placing the desires and welfare of others above yourself Loyalty –Reliable support for an individual, group or cause Enthusiasm –Energy to do a job and the inspiration to encourage others
Plan –Able to think through, determine procedures Knowledge –Awareness, understanding Tact –Enjoying and doing the right thing without offending
Leadership is influence- the ability to obtain followers. - John C. Maxwell A good leader should… Know how to organize and manage activities Be self confidant Follow directions Think logically Make decision Solve problems Understand the needs of others Communicate effectively What are your leadership qualities? Brainstorm for 5 minutes
Steps in choosing a career “Consider your interests, abilities, and other characteristics” should be the first step Narrow the field of jobs Study the requirement of the job – get good information Plan for alternative occupations – the first choice may not work out Prepare a plan for career preparation – early career planning can help you take the right courses in high school Be willing to pay the price for success – education, dedication Get work experience – SAE, coop., part-time job
Assignment Choose a career in the horticulture industry List 5 interesting facts about this career Locate a job position in our area that is hiring (Internet research, newspapers job websites…) Find one that suits you. Determine…. 1.What leadership qualities are required? 2.What leadership qualities do you have? 3.Do you match this job?
Factors for your career Determine the following for this position. Pay and location Qualifications required (education, experience, skills, etc) Personal contact (will you work with others) Working conditions (indoor/outdoor) Working hours (year round, seasonal, hourly, overtime, etc) Retirement and other benefits Opportunities for promotion
Homework Come prepared to share your job position with the class on Monday.
Resume assignment Prepare your own resume by filling in the blank information. Use the sample provided For homework, type your resume to look professional and prepare a cover letter
Job Interview Cover letter sent in to assist in establishing an interview date Follow-up phone call is typically recommended to secure interview Resume is sent with cover letter. Typically suggested that the individual bring a copy of resume to interview as well
Job Interview Individual should dress in professional attire Prepare for the interview and application process Practice common questions asked during an interview
Job Interview What are your 3 greatest attributes and strengths? What are your three biggest weaknesses or things you would like to improve upon? Where do you want to be in five years? What leadership qualities can you bring to our company? Why are you the best candidate for job?