Farm Employment in Saskatchewan
Last Update: February 2007
When looking for part-time or full-time labour, consider advertising with:
In order to attract applicants who meet qualifications, advertising in larger centres and in magazines, as well as newspapers, may help. The ad should include:
The Saskatchewan Department of Advanced Education and Employment provides a resource for both employees and employers.
The Canada-Saskatchewan Career and Employment Centre (CEC) provides a listing of CEC offices, and access to advertising and application options for various jobs in Saskatchewan.
SaskNetwork - Saskatchewan’s career, employment and labour market information website.Private Employment Agencies
Private agencies assist employers searching for qualified applicants. These agencies are primarily used for temporary or casual positions. The agency receives an employer's recruitment request and then seeks employees who may fill the position, often through advertising or walk-ins. Applicants are screened and qualified persons are asked to report to the employer.
The level of service provided by each agency varies. Fees charged by private agencies are paid by the employer and vary based on the level of services provided.
A list of private employment agencies may be found in the yellow pages of your telephone directory.
Placement offices recruit summer students, co-op students (work education programs), or recent graduates. Job openings are posted at the school or campus placement offices and may be available on their websites as well. Students who express interest in a particular job can meet with potential employers to discuss employment opportunities and their suitability for the position. If a placement or recruitment office is not available, counselors and teachers may help with leads to suitable applicants.Evaluation of Recruitment Process
Employers should evaluate the effectiveness of their recruiting process regularly, including:
For further information, contact: