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Upcoming Webinars & Workshops:

Immigration Advancements & Their Impact on U.S. Ag Employers Webinar

February 10, 2023

 

The Great Resignation was a headlining U.S. economic trend, with over 38 million workers quitting their jobs in 2021. Leading nations are experiencing similar effects and creating pre-emptive immigration initiatives to restore labor forces for the future. Global competition for talent continues despite the pandemic effects of the past couple of years.

 

In this webinar, you'll learn the latest updates on immigration law within the Biden Administration and how it affects agricultural employers. 

 

Biden Administration Updates - Immigration Advancements and Their Impact on Agricultural Companies  

  • Allocation of additional H-2B visa numbers 
  • Expansion of majors that qualify for F-1 STEM status

Overview of Work Visa Options:

  • Seasonal Work Visa Options: H-2A and H-2B Visas
  • Full-time Work Visa Options: H-1B, TN, and others

What Agricultural Companies Should Watch Out For:  

  • Consular visa delays at US Consulates
  • Potential prevailing wage increases for the H-1B, E-3 & PERM programs 

Successful Internship Programs 2023 Virtual Workshop

March 28, 2023 - March 29, 2023

 

Internships are a great resource for building an engaged pipeline of talent for your organization. Getting your internship program right is critical.


This two-part virtual e-workshop for just $299 is an optimal method to keep up-to-speed with the ins and outs of today's students and their desires for an internship. You'll hear invaluable input AgCareers.com collected directly from student interns, and discover ways you can adjust your program.

 

This two-part e-workshop series is a ‘can’t miss’ for those that are looking to develop an internship program or for those that need to re-assess some components within an existing internship program.

 

Part one will focus on tips for a successful internship program, and part two will focus on managing and interacting with interns.

 

Part 1: ‘Do’s and Don’ts’ of Successful Internship Programs
Tuesday, March 28: 10-11 am Central

 

Part 2: Preparing Managers for a Successful Internship
Wednesday, March 29: 10-11 am Central

Webinars Available On-Demand:

 

The trend toward remote working began long ago, but the pandemic has accelerated it, leaving the world of work forever changed. The migration to virtual work has caused unique and unforeseen challenges for leaders, especially in performance management. Peak performance is directly correlated to specific leadership and operational practices, but poor performance can arise even when these are well executed. In this workshop, we will explore both the core leadership strategies that lead to high performance and how to address underperforming remote workers.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • How to establish clarity at the organization, team, and individual level
  • Setting effective goals and aligning them for success
  • Feedback and performance management best practices
  • Correcting poor performance

 

$199, link will be emailed within one business day for established accounts, and upon payment from new clients.


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Hiring managers are usually able to gather an accurate picture of a candidate’s hard skills on paper and in an interview. However, soft skills can be a bit more challenging to gauge. And, as is often the case, they can be the most important to foresee ahead of time in order to make a great hire that will help your business succeed. What are the tactics you can employ in an interview to make sure you are uncovering shining soft skills key to your open role and organizational success?

 

This continued learning webinar will help improve your interviewing technique as well as sharpen your ability to determine the best hires. Get inspiration for more revealing behavioral-based interview questions that will help expose soft skills (or lack thereof) as well as how to craft follow-up questions. Explore other methods to uncover soft skills in the interview, such as assessments and non-traditional interview tactics.

 

$199, link will be emailed within one business day for established accounts, and upon payment from new clients.


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Engaged employees are enthusiastic and fully involved in their work, performing to benefit the organization. Keeping employees engaged should be a top priority in the typical workplace, but the increase in remote workers creates even more challenges for employers. From afar, how do you really know how your employees feel, what they’re accomplishing, and their job satisfaction?  

 

In this webinar, presenter Claudio Toyama discusses how employers can assess off-site workers' employee engagement, methods to improve remote workers' engagement, effective communication practices, talent management recommendations, and maintaining an engaged workforce. 

Learning Objectives: 

· What is employee engagement 

· Measuring employee engagement

 

$189, link will be emailed within one business day for established accounts, and upon payment from new clients.


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Would you like to understand why people are “difficult”? How about receiving some help dealing with the most difficult people in your world? What if we said that dealing with “difficult people” doesn’t have to be so difficult? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then join us for this webinar! 

 

Your workgroup and your company can be the catalyst that motivates your teams to heightened productivity. Utilizing extensive practice in the principles of emotional intelligence, Dealing with Difficult People underscores the importance of self-awareness in developing sensitivity to and better communication with others. You'll leave this webinar well versed in the most effective methods for dealing with difficult people, winning cooperation and trust and ensuring that your people's values and your organization's goals are in sync.

 

$199, link will be emailed within one business day for established accounts, and upon payment from new clients.


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Only 1 in 4 employees are actively engaged at work. The cost of this lack of engagement on your team's productivity and your bottom line is significant! But what does it actually take to create an engaging environment? It takes providing your teams with energy and fulfillment at work, and it doesn’t need to be hard!  

 

This webinar discusses how employers can assess off-site workers' employee engagement, methods to improve remote workers' engagement, effective communication practices, talent management recommendations, and maintaining an engaged workforce. 

 

$199, link will be emailed within one business day for established accounts, and upon payment from new clients.


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Performance Reviews, In-Person & Virtually: A Step-By-Step Process For Conducting Them Meaningfully and Effectively

 

One of the most critical areas of employee relationships—and one of the most considerable challenges management faces today—is conducting effective performance appraisals and determining appropriate merit increases.

 

Learn to give performance appraisals, both in-person and virtually, that help motivate employees to achieve goals and increase their value to the organization.

 

Since both managers and employees often view performance appraisals with anxiety, we must give attention to preparing for and conducting performance discussions that are objective, complete, and defensible. Learn how to get the best possible performance from employees.

 

$199, link will be emailed within one business day for established accounts, and upon payment from new clients.


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