As part of its effort to develop the next generation of tech-savvy agricultural workers, Western Growers will be hosting AgTechX Ed at Reedley College on August 25 -26, 2021.

This event will bring together universities and colleges, farming and agricultural partners, and technology companies across California for a series of educational sessions on how to transition the agriculture workforce to master rapidly developing agricultural technology.

Stephanie Metzinger

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has recently announced a new filing deadline for Employer Information Reports (EEO-1). The new deadline is Monday, August 23, 2021.  Due to the impacts of COVID-19 this reporting period will include both the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 forms.

By asking the right questions employers can gain a wealth of information about the job candidate and their qualifications for the position sought. Interviewing also allows an employer to compare potential candidates with one another so that it can choose the applicant that best fits its needs. Below are some tips and suggestions for conducting a successful interview.

Teresa McQueen


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