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Spring Hiring Campaign Kicks Off to Tackle Labor Challenges

Image collage of photos related to spring hiring in the floral industry, including florists, greenhouse workers, researchers, and growers.

Help for Spring hiring is here! We are launching a Spring Hiring Campaign to tackle labor challenges in the floral industry. By promoting the trusted AFE Career Center, this initiative aims to connect employers and job-seekers during the busy season. This effort not only fills positions, but also builds the floral community through networking and collaboration.

The AFE Career Center provides valuable online career tools, resources, and industry guides tailored to both individuals seeking opportunities in the floral industry and employers looking to expand their staff. The Center provides the most up-to-date job listings, real-time job alerts, networking opportunities, and free tools to help both candidates and employers during the job search. Since its launch in 2020 by AFE, engagement has more than doubled in both job views and active applications. 

Calling All Job-Seekers!

Explore an array of resources including resume tips, reviews, and a centralized job openings hub at afecareercenter.com. Be entered to win 1 of 3 $50 Amazon gift cards by uploading your resume by April 23rd! Uploading your resume means employers can reach out to you directly with inquiries or offers.

Calling All Employers!

The AFE Career Center is a comprehensive platform to help streamline your spring hiring process. Connect with eligible employees, review resumes, and post job openings. As part of the Spring Hiring Campaign, take advantage of a special deal: Receive 24% off your job posting by using code SPRINGHIRES24 before April 23rd!

Job seeker applying for a job on the AFE Career Center during the spring hiring campaign

“As the AFE Career Center continues to flourish, it becomes a dynamic hub connecting numerous qualified candidates with employers,” remarked Debi Chedester, AFE Executive Director.

“This platform is more than just a job board; it’s our way of providing every possible resource for both those dreaming of a future in this vibrant field, and current companies struggling with labor issues.”

With such a diverse array of opportunities within the industry, there’s undoubtedly a fitting role for every individual. The floriculture sector is expansive and continuously evolving, offering prospects that extend beyond traditional floral design or grower roles. 

“I believe this tool is invaluable for both industry members and newcomers,” emphasized Ken Young, Phoenix Flower Shop Owner and AFE Chairman. 

Candidates of all backgrounds, experiences, and education levels are encouraged to upload their resumes and explore the diverse array of available positions. There’s a role for everyone in the floral industry.

Visit the Career Center Today!