Monthly Archives: May 2011
Modern day resumes are more than just a piece of paper with a chronological list of work experience but do these creative approaches work in the equine industry or are we behind the times?
Building a great relationship with your horse means being safe, but not so safe that you don’t take any risks. Relationships require risk. Without risk, there is no relationship. This is true with horses just as much as it is with people. Here’s a video that really puts vulnerability and relationships in perspective.
The most common way to sabotage a job search is to put too many limits or requirements on your search. Horse industry employers are not in business to provide your dream job. It is amazing to me how many equine job seekers think that a job should be something made to order with [...]
I have been a slave to time at some times in my life. I have been anxious about having enough time, about being late, about not managing time well. This has lead me to constant time checking, looking at my watch to see how much time I have, how close I [...]
Periodically I come across especially good articles from the computer industry that apply to the horse industry. This article on “10 Toxic Character Types” comes from the blog at Tech Republic. Whether you are a horse industry boss or employee, you will want to read this article about the people who make your [...]
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2011 FEI awards
Horse industry employers are always under a lot of financial pressure. Even when the best financial practices are followed, it is easy for employers to slip into cash flow problems without much warning. When employers are looking around for ways to conserve cash, it is very tempting for some employers to [...]
HorseJobs.ca offers it’s FEATURED APPLICANT option to job seekers. Get instant notification of new job postings in the equine industry.
Interviewing for a new horse job can make you anxious and stressful. Here are five tips to keep you on track during interviews:
1. Do your homework. Find out as much as you can about the employer, before you interview. Use the internet to do your research. [...]
Good leadership is not rocket science but neither is it automatic for lots of people. The horse industry needs good leaders. Here are nine qualities to encourage in yourself and your leaders.
1. Understanding business goals and having an emotional investment in them. Failing to understand business goals or [...]