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Conference recap: How Bayer CropScience created an internship program with a 99% satisfaction rate

On first glance, it may seem like Canada’s agriculture industry and the businesses operating within it are facing some impossible talent attraction challenges.

As Bayer CropScience HR Business Partner Tara Fowlie explained in the opening for her presentation at the 2013 TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards and Conference, the world’s population (and its demand for food) continues to grow exponentially while, at the same time, the amount of farmland is decreasing. Continue reading

Communicating career paths: How retention can start with campus recruitment

We’ve all heard this tired, old Generation Y stereotype:

“They expect to start as an intern on Monday and be the CEO by Friday.”

While it’s not necessarily true, it does tap into students and recent graduates’ strong desire to know where their careers will take them – not just at the entry level, but also in the stages to follow.

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