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CALGARY (April 4, 2018) – Western Equipment Dealers Association (WEDA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with WorkHorse, an online hub to simplify labour management for the agriculture industry.

With an innovative online platform, WorkHorse aims to help agriculture grow and prosper by providing a real solution to connecting people with the right jobs at the right time.

“We want to change the way work gets done in agriculture by matching talented labour from all over the world to the local jobs that need doing,” says WorkHorse Founder Kristjan Hebert. “We have used technology in all other areas of agriculture, so why not use it for human resources too?”

Agriculture contributes significantly to the economy and can diversify and contribute more, but farmers and agribusiness need access to skilled labour in order to grow and thrive. WorkHorse provides access to skilled labour by matching employees to qualified jobs. Based on the innovative technology of the platform, WorkHorse matches employers to the top people for the job.

“Our dealers are constantly looking for staff members to fill vacancies at their dealerships, from ag equipment technicians to sales to parts to administration. A career at a farm equipment dealership allows young people to live and work in their home town, earning top wages in a very stable industry,” says WEDA Vice President of Canada Larry Hertz

“The labour shortage in Canadian agriculture is a big source of stress for the industry,” says WorkHorse Co-Founder Morgan Knezacek. “The beauty of our platform is how it helps put the necessary human resources knowledge into the minds of its subscribers.”

“Our dealerships are located across Canada and the western United States and can offer excellent career opportunities for skilled agricultural equipment technicians wanting to relocate to North America. We were impressed by WorkHorse’s expertise in immigration consulting and ability to match global job seekers to our industry. This platform will help dealers recruit both locally and globally,” says John Schmeiser, WEDA CEO.

WorkHorse is farmer-designed and built to address the issue of labour shortages across the agriculture industry. The power of the platform puts complete control in the hands of the user and creates a community for the best local ag jobs with the power of global access.

As a special offer to WEDA members. Dealers and their customers can receive a 10% discount coupon by visiting the WorkHorse partner page on the WEDA website.

For more information on WorkHorse or to sign up/subscribe and start building your profile, visit workhorsehub.ca.

About WorkHorse

WorkHorse enables farms and agribusinesses to reach their highest potential through innovative labour management solutions. We match qualified employees to agriculture jobs from top employers by aligning the right human potential – from field to management, for today and into the future – through a globally accessible, collaborative and innovative online hub. A community, a platform and agricultural hub; It’s where work gets done. Connect with us online at workhorsehub.ca.

For more information, contact:
Melissa Huizenga
Melissa.huizenga@adfarmonline.com
403-410-7615