Caleb Cousens
Happy Canadian Agriculture Day WorkHorses ☺ At WorkHorse we are passionate about sharing stories and opportunities in agriculture because we believe there is no industry where you can make more of a difference to your family, community and planet than in agriculture. So we reached out to farmers and influencers in agriculture from far and wide and asked them why they work in the industry that feeds, clothes and fuels the world. Farmer Megz Website | @farmermegzz My passion for agriculture stems from how I define it. To me Agriculture is life; when I plant my crop I am bringing that seed to
Kim Anderson
As a kid growing up on a mixed cattle and grain farm I got to see life come into the world many times - it really is quite a moment that not just anyone gets to experience these days! I rode on an open air combine with my grandpa, baked daily from scratch with my grandma and truly appreciated the importance of family. From working alongside my parents I learned the value and sense of accomplishment that comes at the end of a hard day’s work - so many little moments and valuable life lessons. Jump ahead a few years to life as a young farm wife and business owner. I quickly became the in house
Caleb Cousens
Some days our workplaces can be challenging. Especially in the winter when days are short, the weather is miserable and we may be grumpy. The daily grind of work brings stresses, conflicts and boredom and we can’t wait for our days off. It is during these times that making good, healthy decisions for ourselves is so important. Mental health is such an important topic that affects us all and so making sure we are armed with good strategies to keep our minds healthy should be important for employees and employers alike. Here are five actionable things you can try today. Staying Active Is Good
Aleksandra Koscielak
Have you ever dreamed of skiing down the slopes of the Rocky Mountains? Or skating with your friends on the neighbourhood ice rink? Or maybe you are a family guy who wants to give his children access to one of the best education systems in the world? Canada has so much to offer but a key step in coming to live in this country is finding a job. At WorkHorse, we know that skilled job seekers from Mexico have a reputation of being loyal, smart employees with a tremendous work ethic. More than that, we know that people from various cultures and backgrounds make Canada more diverse and awesome. The
Caleb Cousens
“A company’s employees are its greatest asset.” – Sir Richard Branson The amount of effort, time and money that goes into finding, hiring and retaining the right people for companies is enormous. The right person can turn around a quarter, improve efficiencies and raise the morale of a department. But that right person is not easy to find. People management and the search for the right fit for their teams is a huge topic for Fortune 500 companies and successful start-ups. Sometimes it’s looking for a particular skill-set, sometimes it’s the right person for the culture, whatever it is, it is
Aleksandra Koscielak
Since agriculture is your passion you probably don't spend your spare time pouring over Canadian Immigration Law textbooks and literature. And we don’t blame you! We are here to make life easier for you, we have immigration law experts on the team so you don’t have to. However, with the current labour market conditions in Canadian agriculture, it’s often necessary to consider hiring foreign workers. International Experience Canada (IEC) is one of the programs which allows you to hire talent from overseas without the long and costly LMIA application process . The IEC Program fact sheet below