Employers come in all shapes and sizes. But according to Gary Maas, co-owner of AGRI- careers, talented managers incorporate the following steps into their management structure.

* Maintain a positive motivational working climate.
* Make certain the public is aware of your positive image as an employer.
* Design simple, yet effective job descriptions.
* Create profiles that identify the attributes of effective personnel within defined job descriptions.
* Know and understand the work styles and values of employees and potential employees.
* Invest necessary time and resources that base the selection process on scientifically identifying the best person for the job.
* Conduct compensation surveys to maintain competitive, fair salaries.
* Use streamlined policy structures and handbooks.
* Make communication a top priority. Effectively communicate with employees at all levels.
* Maintain a fun atmosphere in the workplace, while carrying out the mission of high professional standards.