Tag Archives: Engagement

How to Attract Young Professionals to Horticulture and Your Company

by in BEST Advisory, BEST Industry News, BEST Recruiting

It’s a fact of life – “I don’t understand this younger generation” is a phrase used by every preceding generation since the dawn of recorded time. However, we live in unprecedented times since there are now (5) generations currently in the workforce – Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X (Gen X), Millennials, and Generation Z (Gen […]

Join Us at the PLNA Education Summit and Get Answers

by in BEST Advisory, BEST Events, BEST Industry News, Certified Value Builder, Exit Planning, Succession Planning

Thank you for joining us at the Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Association’s (PLNA) 120th Anniversary Celebration & Education Summit on February 21-22, 2024, at beautiful Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA. Not only was this a celebration of PLNA and its green industry legacy, but also an opportunity for excellent and innovative education and networking. […]

Join Us at TPIE and Grow Your Business

by in BEST Advisory, BEST Events, BEST Industry News, BEST Recruiting, Exit Planning, Succession Planning

We enjoyed seeing you January 17-19th in sunny Ft. Lauderdale at the Tropical Plant International Expo (TPIE) – THE trade event showcasing the latest trends in foliage, floral, and tropicals. The BEST Team was there with an informative educational session and workshop on the extremely timely topic of green industry succession and exit planning, and […]

Meet with BEST in Baltimore at MANTS

by in BEST Events, BEST Industry News, BEST Recruiting, Succession Planning

The Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) took place in Baltimore on January 10-12, 2024, at the Baltimore Convention Center, and BEST Human Capital & Advisory Group was there! MANTS MEANS BUSINESS, and our Senior Executive Search Advisors, Ben Molenda, PRC, and Paige Franks, PRC from BEST, were there. Their focus was to make themselves available to […]

How Do You Know When It’s Time for a Career Change?

by in BEST Advisory, BEST Industry News, BEST Recruiting, For Candidates

While professional development is viewed differently by everyone and is often driven by a person’s behaviors, the vast majority of people do want to experience continual growth in their careers. A primary rule of thumb is that no matter what this growth looks like, it is important to be going towards something and not running […]

Why is Emotional Intelligence Important in the Workplace?

by in BEST Advisory, BEST Recruiting, For Candidates

In this age of artificial intelligence, social media, remote work, and an increasingly digitized society, we are seemingly moving further and further away from the fundamentals of humanity. We have never had more ways to connect, yet in the wake of this shift, social and emotional intelligence (EI or EQ), or “soft skills,” have declined, […]

    BEST Human Capital & Advisory Group

    BEST Human Capital & Advisory Group is a retained executive search and business advisory/consulting firm that specializes in small-to-medium sized companies, with an emphasis in the horticultural, hydroponics, consumer products, crisis management and business restructuring categories. BEST serves companies nationwide and globally in an active and evolving market. Through a well-connected network of colleagues and a sophisticated predictive behavioral screening system (that we call “BEST Behaviors”), BEST drives our client’s growth and success through a focused and consultative approach.


    5809 N. Post Rd.
    Indianapolis, IN 46216