Tools For Employers

PEI HR Toolkit
Introduction In today's changing work environments, the day-to-day duties associated with effective employee management can be overwhelming for many employers, especially small and medium sized employers that do not have access to dedicated human resource professionals. This section provides tools, links and re-sources to help you understand and stay on top of current employment legislation; implement employee orientation; maintain personnel records; and manage employee performance, including attendance and discipline measures.

CAHRC Tool Kit
Get the guidance you need to manage your workforce Your business depends on the people who work for you, but managing and supporting your workforce can be a challenging and complex task. Whether your business is small or large, and whether you have a human resources professional on staff or you manage your staff directly, the AgriHR Toolkit is your foundation for success. The AGRI HR Toolkit is designed to address the unique needs of the agriculture industry. Based on years of research and field testing conducted in Canada and internationally, this toolkit offers everything you need to improve your people-management skills and develop key resources to help you find, retain, and support your employees.

Minister of Agriculture and Land Dedication to Agriculture Award**
Do you have a long tenured employee who has demonstrated outstanding dedication, commitment, innovation and key leadership to your farming operation? If so, nominate them for the Minister of Agriculture and Land's Dedication to Agriculture Award! This award is sponsored by the PEI Department of Agriculture and Land and comes with a cash prize and 2 tickets to the PEI Federation of Agriculture's AGM Banquet on January 30th. The deadline to apply is December 31st, get your nomination in today!

Employee Retention Best Practices Round Table Discussion**
This Round Table discussion was held in January with industry representatives and producers. There are a lot of great points and practices that are discussed. It is well worth a read over.


Looking to Hire New Employees?
Check out our new interactive Employment Opportunities. You can sign up for this free and easy to use service. As an employer you can:

- Post employment opportunities
- Receive employment applications and resumes by e-mail

PEI Agriculture Employee of the Year Award**
Agricultural employers are encouraged to nominate employees for the annual PEI Agriculture Employee of the Year Award. The ideal candidate for this award makes an invaluable contribution to any farm operation. The candidate will have demonstrated a strong work ethic and shown dedication and commitment to the agricultural industry.

The award is sponsored by Kool Breeze Farms. Deadline for Nominations is December 31.

Agricultural Employment Application Form**

The Christmas Bonus- Doing it Right**

Top 10 Ways to Motivate Employees**

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