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John Deere training centre manager Richard Halsall says a good CV can make a really positive first impression on recruiters.
“A concise, well-thought-out CV is a must, along with a flawless covering letter. Attention to detail in these documents is paramount,” he says.
Traditionally, John Deere has always looked for candidates with a farming background. But in recent years the company has cast its net wider to seek those with good business acumen, industry passion and a solid education in a relevant subject area, such as business and marketing.
“The candidates who are employed can demonstrate honesty, integrity, enthusiasm, drive, flexibility and passion, and have clear aspirations as to the direction in which they want their careers to travel.
“Working for John Deere can be tough, so we also look for a certain resilience and, of course, a good sense of humour.”
Richard Halsall, John Deere training centre manager