The E-Learning Advantage & Upcoming Webinar Schedule

Frequent training is essential for job seekers, employees and employers. Continued learning aids in easier recruitment and retention for employers and allows employees and job seekers to stay up-to-date on the latest information and technology. Finding new, efficient and economical ways to become educated is important to everyone in the workplace and also for job seekers. E-learning has proven to be one way to train many people on a wide variety of topics at a relatively low cost.

Numerous sources cite the lack of face-to-face interaction as the major disadvantage of e-learning. However, it is recognized that the positives most often outweigh the negatives.

E-Learning Advantages:

  • Accessible: available to almost anyone, anywhere with a computer and internet access
  • Affordable: reduced travel expenses; train many people at once
  • Flexible: learn when it is convenient for you
  • Current: Internet technology allows information and sharing to be up-to-date and relevant

Where do I start?

  • Take part in an AgCareers.com Webinar. These hour-long educational webinars provide insight on a range of hot topics in the agribusiness human resources industry. Multiple attendees can gather in one location to access the webinars, thus saving travel expenses and time.
Upcoming 2012 Webinars (click each for more details):
  • Visit the AgCareers.com YouTube Channel to view a variety of free educational videos on topics such as generational differences in the workplace, careers in the pork / poultry industry, or the agricultural labor market.
  • Pursue an advanced degree with online distance education courses from one of our University Partners - Colorado State University, Iowa State University, Kansas State University, Purdue University, University of Guelph or University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Students can take classes on-line in a variety of programs.
Facebook   Have you taken online classes, found a helpful video on YouTube or participated in an AgCareers.com webinar? Tell us about your online learning experience on the AgCareers.com Facebook page!

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