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‘Help Wanted’ – Top Equine employers share secrets on how they attract and retain quality workers. by Jennifer O. Bryant
Reprinted with permission from Stable Management Magazine
The horses in your barn depend on their caretakers. Inattentive or inexperienced workers can jeopardize their health and well-being and may even cost you valued clients. But you have [...]
Words of Advice from the founder of Equimax:
“It just seems to me that all these people that want jobs in the horse industry are a bunch of gypsies”
I hear statements like this about bad experiences with employees almost every day… I have listened to the complaints of both job seekers and job providers. One thing [...]
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?
Have you ever been fired or left a job?‚ It is kind of like ending a bad relationship.‚ There is a lot of hurt, blame and anger left swirling around long after the relationship has been severed, even it it was all for the best.‚ Sometimes it is hard to look for [...]
Interviews are a two way street.‚ Yes, The employer is interviewing the job seeker BUT the job seeker should be using this time to interview and suss out the employer too.‚ Is this a good match of work style?‚ Personality?‚ Location?.. and more.
I loved this article from Career Hub and just [...]
Sometimes it is not the horse, but the horsepower that is a real danger on the farm or around the barn.
In‚ 2010 alone, There were 22 work related deaths on Alberta farms in that year. Of the 22 fatalities, 19 were males, 12 were 60 or over, and 3 were children. Four incidents were electrocutions, [...]
Special webinar available for FREE tonight.
I am excited to join in on tonight’s webinar‚ hosted by‚ www.EquestrianProfessional.coma website for horse business owners.‚ Tonight’s webinar is entitled‚ - “Finding, Managing, and Keeping Great Employees for Your Horse Business.”‚¬
Date:‚ March 14, 2011
Speaker: Jane Seigler
Time:‚ 5:00 pm Pacific, 7:00 Central,‚ 8:00 Eastern
Format:‚ Simulcast – attend [...]
When should you use a “functional” Resume and why? Sometimes your typical list of work experience isn’t enough or relevant enough to get you in the door for an interview let alone land you that dream job!
Your Social Insurance Number is a very valuable piece of personal identification used by the government to identify you accurately for government use.
Do you carry your SIN card in your wallet?‚ Do you know when and to whom you should provide your SIN number without putting yourself at risk of fraud or identity theft?
One of the most frequently asked questions that we receive here at the HorseJobs.ca office is..
“How do I get started in the horse business?”
The‚ reality is that working in a horse barn is not an easy job.‚ In general, entry level barn jobs consist of long hours of hard work in‚ ALL weather conditions…Managers [...]