ZimmCast 645 – AgCareers in a COVID-19 World

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This week I’m sharing a conversation with Erika Osmundson, Director of Marketing and Communications, AgCareers.com. Erika and I talk about how the pandemic situation has affected job seekers and ag companies looking for employees. She shares some information from industry surveys they have conducted. I really appreciate her time and outlook for people who …

AgCareers, Agribusiness, Audio, ZimmCast

2018 #FPS18 Bayer Grower Panel on Next Gen Ag

Chuck Zimmerman

The last in the series of Bayer Grower Panels during the Farm Progress Show focused on “Preparing for the next generation of ag – on and off the farm.” Moderated by Pam Fretwell, the panelists included Bob Arndt, Wisconsin farmer, Jill Bramble, Senior Vp & Chief Resource Development Officer, National 4-H Council, Greg Nickrent, Senior Relationship Manager with BMO Harris, …

AgCareers, AgWired Precision, Audio, Bayer, Farm Progress Show, Video

AgCareers.com Offers Leadership Enhancement Workshop

Cindy Zimmerman

AgCareers.com has a Leadership Enhancement Workshop coming up next month in Omaha for managers interested in taking their leadership to the next level. This face-to-face workshop is rooted in sound leadership theory but is paired with a unique hands-on, fun approach to reinforce learning principles in a memorable and enriching manner. Participants will gain a holistic view of the importance …

AgCareers, Education

AgCareers.com Launches Virtual Career Fairs

Lizzy Schultz

AgCareers.com is now providing candidates the opportunity to attend a career fair from anywhere with AgCareers.com Virtual Career Fairs. The Virtual Career Fairs allow anyone pursuing a career in the agricultural industry to attend a career fair with just a computer and internet access. The virtual fairs are free for job seekers, and allow them to network and communicate with …

AgCareers, Agribusiness, Events

AgExplorer.com Helps Students Find Careers

Kelly Marshall

The National FFA Organization, Discovery Education and AgCareers.com are working together to prepare the next generation for careers in agriculture.  Collectively they have created a website, AgExplorer.com, that offers comprehensive career resources that allow students to explore a wide range of job choices. “We’re excited to introduce this transformational resource that will allow students to explore the 235 unique careers …

Ag Groups, AgCareers, Agribusiness, FFA

AgCareers.com Introduces Virtual Career Fairs

Joanna Schroeder

For companies and candidates who can’t travel, AgCareers.com has a new option – a Virtual Career Fair. The company says the online technology provides employers with a time-efficient and cost-effective platform to complement a company’s current recruiting strategy. Employers connect with candidates from their office, using their company computer, during the chat times they designate on the events. Employers may …

AgCareers, Events

AgCareers.com & Ag Future of America to Partner

Joanna Schroeder

A new partnership has been formed between AgCareers.com and Agriculture Future of America (AFA) to continue encouraging college students to pursue careers in agriculture. Through this partnership, AFA industry partners can post their internships free of charge through the AgCareers.com site while AFA will encourage students to seek job opportunities through AgCareers.com. The goal of initiative is to ramp up …

AgCareers, Agribusiness

AgCareers.com Earns User’s Choice Award

Kelly Marshall

AgCareers.com is being recognized as one of the top online employment services.  WEDDLE’s gathered information from job seekers about online sites in 2015 and AgCareers.com was named as one of the best, earning the prestigious User’s Choice Award. Thirty sites from among the 200,000 on the internet today earned this distinction. “There is no higher accolade than the recognition provided …


Promoting Ag Careers With Glycine Max

Lizzy Schultz

In a report from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), jobs that require degrees related to food, agriculture, renewable natural resources or the environment will see an average of 57,900 openings annually over the next five years, which is far more than the anticipated 35,400 graduates in those fields. The Maryland Soybean Board is stepping up to encourage students …

Ag Groups, AgCareers, Education, Soybean, USDA

AgCareers.com Releases New Updates

Kelly Marshall

The AgCareers.com Job Seeker mobile app has gotten an upgrade on both its Apple and Android platforms.  New updates mean significant changes to enhance the search process. The app, which as been available since 2013, now includes better search criteria, equating to more accurate results.  Seekers can narrow down available jobs through keywords, location, industry sector, industry type, career type and …

AgCareers, Agribusiness, Apps