Feeding Your Future: Virtual Career Fair (Southwestern Ontario)

Virtual Event

The goal of this regional career fair is to expose job seekers to employment possibilities in the agri-food industry and connect employers with talented individuals. Employers from across Southwestern Ontario will be present at the virtual career fair to have one-on-one conversations with job seekers, answer any questions and recruit for current or future opportunities.

Developing Resilience: Overcoming the Barriers and Challenges to Becoming Resilient

Visual Presentation (Online)

It is during challenging and uncertain times that we question ourselves, our ability to endure the constant pressure and strain of what we are going through and the feelings of uncertainty going forward. Resilience is more than just the belief that we will “bounce back.” It is about looking hard at how we communicate internally, […]

2021 Annual General Meeting: Strengthening Communities in Middlesex County

Virtual Event

Community Futures Middlesex is passionate about helping entrepreneurs grow and succeed to strengthen our community. Entrepreneurs and small business owners are the foundation of any rural community. When they succeed, the community thrives. From supporting local businesses during COVID-19 to developing an updated strategic plan, 2020 was a transformative year for us. We want to […]

The Rural Edge: Scheduling and Repurposing Your Social Media Content

Visual Presentation (Online)

It is difficult to ignore the impact of social media on the business world. Consumers are increasingly spending more time using their devices, forcing businesses to expand their digital marketing efforts on various platforms. Social media allows business owners to target customers and measure success far more accurately than traditional media. While every business should […]

Youth Job Connection: Virtual Information Session 1

Visual Presentation (Online)

Join Community Employment Choices (CEC) for a virtual information session about the Youth Job Connection! Gather all the information you need about the program, how CEC prepares and promotes youth for job readiness, skills development and learn how to market effectively to employers. If you know or support youth who are unemployed, or if are […]

Youth Job Connection: Virtual Information Session 2

Visual Presentation (Online)

Join Community Employment Choices (CEC) for a virtual information session about the Youth Job Connection! Gather all the information you need about the program, how CEC prepares and promotes youth for job readiness, skills development and learn how to market effectively to employers. If you know or support youth who are unemployed, or if are […]

Information Session: Middlesex Youth Entrepreneur Initiative

Visual Presentation (Online)

Based on our current funding agreement with FedDev Ontario, youth entrepreneurship is one of the key priorities for investment. Through sponsorship provided by RBC and Middlesex County — with support from the Middlesex Workforce Development Partnership — Community Futures Middlesex is hosting the Middlesex Youth Entrepreneur Initiative (MYEI). The MYEI will enroll several Middlesex County […]

The Rural Edge: Adapting Your Workplace to the New Normal

Visual Presentation (Online)

Over the past 18 months, business owners have faced many difficulties and setbacks during these times of uncertainty. Public health measures have prevented businesses from operating normally, but as the province eases its COVID-19 restrictions, business owners are navigating new challenges amidst a fourth wave of the pandemic. Rather than hoping for a return to […]

Coming Out of the Cave: Solutions to Address Return to Work Anxiety

Visual Presentation (Online)

Since the onset of COVID-19, many have discussed the concept of a “cave” — the immense and consistent messaging that accompanied the pandemic of staying safe, remaining distanced and keeping away from large gatherings. We have now entered deep into our caves, otherwise known as our homes, as the danger has slowly eased. Despite this […]

Partnering to Leverage Our Collective Strengths: Agri-Tech Adoption and Food Processing Innovation

Visual Presentation (Online)

Farms and related agriculture businesses are significant contributors to the economic vitality and health of rural communities across Middlesex County. These businesses, however, are under increased pressure to invest in new technology adoption or business models to address the increased demand for their products or secure more value for the primary producer. New opportunities and […]