Pork Checkoff Provides Human Resource Assistance

Free employee management webinars offered this fall

Published on: Sep 21, 2012

The National Pork Board is offering six free webinars this fall to help swine managers deal with the challenges of managing human resources. The webinars will help managers discover new methods, tips and tools for working efficiently and effectively with their operations' most important resource – people.

"Investing time to improve employee management displays our commitment to hiring, retaining and educating the pork industry's workforce," shares Mary Langhorst, chair of the Pork Checkoff's Producer and State Services Committee. "This set of free webinars is a great way to gain knowledge without the inconvenience of leaving your farm site."

To participate, you must register in advance, as well as register separately for each webinar. All of the webinars will be held from 3 to 4 p.m., CST. The webinars offered include:

The Pork Checkoff will offer free employee management webinars this fall
The Pork Checkoff will offer free employee management webinars this fall

Interviewing and Hiring: Selecting the best person for your team – Wednesday, Oct. 24

This session will look at how to best conduct an interview, examine strategies for choosing the right person for the job, and identify steps managers can utilize to help minimize legal issues during the hiring process.

Training: Techniques to get team members up to speed quickly – Wednesday, Oct. 31

This session will provide mangers with ideas, methods and tools to teach them how to have efficient, effective and impactful on-the-job-training with employees.

Coaching and Feedback: Help your team understand what to do and how to do it right – Wednesday, Nov. 7

This session will outline an easy and positive way to guide and develop the performance of your employees.