Setting Up a Successful Inclusion Program
September 15, 2021
What does your current inclusion program look like? Do you have a strategy around inclusion and diversity in your workplace?
Join us to learn more about strategies and programs that are working for other agri-food organizations.
Navigating a Virtual Career Fair
August 17, 2021
Interested in attending a virtual career fair and not sure what to do or what to expect? Join us for this informative webinar and learn tips and tricks of how to succeed at networking and finding a job at a virtual career fair!
Making the Most out of an Entry-Level Position
August 11, 2021
Have you started your career in the Agri-food sector but wanting to move up the ladder? Starting at an entry-level position can give you opportunities to grow and expand your knowledge of the business and of your role. Use this entry-level job as a launching space for your career and ultimate future goals.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Career & Internship Opportunities
July 14, 2021
Learn about career opportunities in the agri-food sector. Hear from interns at a variety of agricultural companies in Ontario and see what careers might await you! These interns will share their tips of how they landed their internships and you will learn more about the broad range of career options available in Agriculture and Food.
Partir sa petite entreprise maraîchère
February 23, 2021
Nous vous avons présenté une proposition de parcours pour la création d’une entreprise maraîchère. Nous avons discuté de processus efficaces, de la “bonne façon” de faire les choses et de l’amélioration continue. Nous avons passé en revue toutes les étapes qu’un entrepreneur doit franchir. Pour chaque étape, nous avons discuté des tâches à accomplir et des recherches supplémentaires nécessaires.
Jeremy Colbeck est agriculteur et membre co-fondateur de la BeetBox Co-operative Farm à Ottawa. Il a raconté l’histoire du lancement de BeetBox en conjonction avec les éléments de sa présentation.
The Evolving Workplace
January 29, 2021
It’s not your grandparent’s workplace anymore—in fact, it’s likely today doesn’t even resemble your 2019 workplace either! Workplaces were changing, but nothing pushed their evolution as fast as the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this free webinar for employers, AgCareers.com will discuss the pandemic’s impact on agri-food employment, including temporary and long-term changes for employee recruiting, hiring, and management. Discover how the agricultural workplace is evolving, and how your business needs to adapt to stay relevant.
Quatre saisons sur la ferme
January 20, 2021
Cette présentation portera sur les activités des quatre saisons en agriculture. Les événements clés de chaque saison seront décrits et expliqués afin de mettre en valeur la charge de travail d’une année, dans la peau d’un agriculteur canadien.
Jessica St-John est titulaire d’une maîtrise en Sciences, et est la coordonnatrice de la formation et de la santé animale de la ferme laitière biologique de recherche Ferca.
How to Train a New Employee Without an Agriculture Background
January 19, 2021
Are you considering hiring employees that are new to Agriculture? Is it important to your organization for them to have a stronger knowledge of the agri-food industry? What should you do to help them to develop the knowledge of the industry so that they can understand the customers and clients they will be serving?
Standing Out in a Virtual Interview
December 18, 2020
Virtual recruitment is the new normal, with the virtual interview becoming an essential part of the hiring process. Face-to-face interviews efficiently adapted to video platforms, while hiring and onboarding are going virtual too. Sometimes you may get a job offer before ever meeting in-person! How do you assess company culture and job fit virtually?
In this free webinar for job seekers, AgCareers.com will highlight ways to be a standout candidate in an online job interview.
Virtual Career Fair Success Tips
December 1, 2020
Most employers are continuing their recruitment and hiring, despite COVID-19. However, much of the process has gone online – including career fairs, applications, interviews, training, and possibly even the job itself!
In this free webinar for job seekers, AgCareers.com will explore the job market and how to navigate virtual recruitment, specifically virtual career fairs. It might surprise you what has changed and what has remained the same.
Ask the Agri-Food Employer: Panelists from Field to Fork Share Their Insights
October 20, 2020
Join us as we look at current in demand jobs, touch on some employer concerns, and explore career possibilities in the industry.
Retaining Your Farming Team Members in a Competitive Labour Market
October 6, 2020
Join us as we explore the importance of workplace culture in employee retention as well as the impact of workplace culture on job satisfaction and performance. We will also cover how to make your workplace a safe and inclusive space for all and ways to combat unconscious biases.
The New Normal: How Industry has Adapted to COVID-19 and Looking Ahead
September 10, 2020
This video explores the impact of COVID-19, why the supply chain, labour force and industry struggled to adapt, and the effects it might have on the future of the agri-food industry.
Well-being During COVID-19: Supporting Mental Health in Your Workplace
August 26, 2020
This video explores the importance of mental health in the agri-food industry, as well as tips and tricks for navigating employee mental health and resources available to employers.
New to Agriculture: Training and Educating Your Employees
July 16, 2020
This video covers important training information to include for new employees without a background in the agri-food industry. The video covers transferable skills that are useful in the industry as well as employees' frequently asked questions.
Agri-Food Workplace Safety: Learn the Basics
July 14, 2020
This video looks at safety guidelines, employee rights, and tips on how to successfully train in health and safety both on the farm and in the manufacturing plant.
Rules and Regulations: Navigating Employer Requirements
June 29, 2020
This video covers the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) regulations, government hiring requirements, and how to utilize government programs in the future.
Landing a Job in Agri-Food: Tips and Unique Job Opportunities
June 29, 2020
This video explores unique job opportunities, how to stand out, how to craft an agri-food industry specific resume as well as understanding what hard and soft skills employers are seeking.
Crafting Effective Job Descriptions: Targeting Your Ideal Candidate
June 22, 2020
Agri-Food 101: Exploring Your Career Options
June 16, 2020