Human Resources

Ag sector’s reliance on temporary foreign workers is growing December 2016

Canada’s agriculture sector faces a persistent lack of sufficient workers with the right skills and in the right places. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Green jobs eligible for wage subsidy December 2016

The Career Focus Green Jobs program is offering wage subsidies to help employers with an environmental focus hire new graduates. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Poor attitude could mean an unsafe farm August 2016

Could a negative attitude be preventing you from having a safe farm? Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Business owners' guide to stress August 2016

With so many potential challenges (many of which are out of your control), it is important to identify practical ways of coping with stress. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Hiring top-notch farm labor means digging deep August 2016

Recruiting, hiring and keeping the best farm workers require careful planning and knowing how to select the best people for the job. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Farm profile: Investing in win-win labour solutions August 2016

To reduce its on-going labour shortage, VRP Farms has developed a process where it assists Temporary Foreign Workers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Growing labour solutions at Highline Mushrooms July 2016

Highline Mushrooms has flourished to become the largest mushroom grower in Canada with four Ontario growing facilities. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Highline Mushrooms also grows labour solutions July 2016

Highline Mushrooms has flourished to become the largest mushroom grower in Canada with four Ontario growing facilities. Read why. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

When back pain becomes a pain in the neck July 2016

Farming is a physical occupation and it's important that lifting be done properly in order to avoid back injuries and compounding problems. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Helping coworkers can wear you out July 2016

Helping your co-workers too often can lead to mental and emotional exhaustion and hurt your job performance, a new study suggests. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New Farm & Food Care Canada executive elected July 2016

arm & Food Care Canada, a national charity with the mandate to build public trust, has elected a new executive. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Parting ways with employees on your farm July 2016

It's not always easy to part ways with an employee. These steps will ensure you're prepared. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Farmers need, want mental health help: June 2016

Farmers are among the most vulnerable when it comes to mental health, according to a new study from the University of Guelph. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program keeps farms viable June 2016

As a chronic shortage of domestic workers on Canadian farms intensifies, demand is continuing to grow for a 50-year old labour program. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

AgSafe offers Certificate of Recognition (COR) program June 2016

AgSafe offers a Certificate of Recognition (COR) program for large and small employers in British Columbia’s agriculture industry. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Burns Poultry Farm cracks egg labour barriers June 2016

After years of hiring and training people who didn’t work out, Burns Poultry Farm tried something different – and has never looked back. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Sun safety at work June 2016

Canadian agricultural workers are in the highest risk category for sun exposure, according to CAREX Canada. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Survey reveals opportunity gaps for women leaders in agriculture May 2016

Survey results show more needs to be done to increase gender diversity in leadership roles in agriculture. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

SAWA report encourages women to push boundaries May 2016

More needs to be done to increase gender diversity in leadership roles in the agricultural industry. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Hiring strategically April 2016

Where do you go when you need to hire some additional staff? Who do you call when you need an extra pair of hands? Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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