Ag Warriors is a program that assists military men and women in the search of careers within the agriculture and food industries.
The International Agri-Center launched the Ag Warriors program in 2012 and asked AgCareers.com to continue the growth of the program. AgCareers.com is honored to be chosen to continue this important effort. Since that exchange, AgCareers.com has led this important effort to experience growth,to inspire military men and women to find their callings in agriculture and inspiring agricultural employers to see the value of hiring a veteran. Click here to read an update on the Ag Warriors program.
Ag Warriors opens the door for both employers and veterans to connect regarding real-time employment and career opportunities within the agribusiness and food industries via AgCareers.com.
Military men and women seeking employment - Get started!
We encourage you to post your resume in the AgCareers.com resume database and select ‘Ag Warriors’ as an affiliated organization. Begin by setting up a job seeker account under “Job Seeker Tools” on AgCareers.com. From there you will have an option to “Post a Resume.” Be sure to tag your resume with ‘Ag Warriors,’ listed as an affiliated organization. Beyond posting your resume, utilize the site to search, review and apply to positions that interest you. Also, check out the helpful career resources under “Career Success Library.”
Companies Supporting the Ag Warriors Program
Translating Military Experience into Civilian Speak for Employment
Military experience can be difficult to articulate and explain how it translates into workplace skills valued by employers. In June 2014 AgCareers.com hosted a free webinar for military professionals and veterans interested in learning a few tips to make their experience resonate with potential agribusiness employers. Lisa Rosser, Lieutenant Colonel, USAR RET and founder of The Value of a Veteran, presented the webinar. You can watch the recorded webinar below:
Other Resources for Military Professionals & Veterans
Employer involvement with Ag Warriors
If interested in supporting the Ag Warriors program and the talented individuals that will be a part of this initiative, contact your AgCareers.com account manager. Search for Ag Warriors and valued veterans using the AgCareers.com resume database. Find a list of comprehensive keywords to use in your search here.