Human resources management
HR management certification
Establish yourself as a globally-recognized human resource expert by earning the new certification standard. Spring 2019 dates coming soon! Check the MTI page for other offerings.View Program
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Event date: Sept. 15, 2020 - Sept. 23, 2020
This series of course work is designed to enhance your supervisory skills. Careful consideration has been given to the design of this series to ensure participants will be engaged in their learning and fully participate through skills practice, ...
**Note: This event is not currently scheduled, but this educational training can be facilitated in your organization. Complete our online form(opens in new window) for more information.** Have you ever hired someone you thought was going to be an ...
News & articles
- Published: Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension recently released its 2017 Farm Labor Guide.Finding and keeping dependable workers is one of the largest challenges today for farm owners and managers, says MU Extension agricultural economist Joe ...
- Published: Friday, July 22, 2016
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Current high heat puts the public at risk.Since 1980, heat waves in Missouri have killed more people than lightning, tornadoes, thunderstorms and floods combined, says University of Missouri Extension climatologist Pat Guinan.Guinan ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 2019
In a farm or other agribusiness, employees are important resources. The decision to hire additional labor begins by recognizing a work need. From that point, employers must make many decisions and create a fair, effective process to attract job ...
Publication date: Feb. 1, 2019
This report examines the characteristics of Missouri’s veteran population. It also highlights characteristics of the veterans that utilize employment services from Missouri’s Division of Workforce Development and the types of work they wish to ...
Publication date: Jan. 9, 2019
The workplace is an important venue to address nutrition and physical activity issues. The WorkWell Missouri Toolkit was developed to assist businesses in starting, adding to or maintaining a wellness program for their staff. Unlike other resource ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 1996
Have you ever experienced any of the following? A father and daughter argue over the use of the family car. Two brothers disagree about whose job it is to take out the trash and demand that a parent settle their argument. A couple strongly disagrees ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 1993
A farmer who employs one or more persons has the legal responsibility to assure safe and healthful working conditions under the William-Steiger Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. An amendment to the act also prevents the Occupational Safety ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 1993
Two major tasks are involved in the successful completion of a new farm building — choosing the right building and selecting a good contractor to build it.Most buildings constructed today are "pre-engineered," or package-type, ...
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- Patricia Barrett COUNTY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST IN AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT View Profile
- Stephanie Schindler COUNTY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST IN 4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT View Profile
- Cathy Galland COUNTY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST IN 4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT View Profile
- Jeremiah Terrell FIELD SPECIALIST IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT View Profile
- Rae Lyon ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, MISSOURI TRAINING INSTITUTE View Profile