Our Approach
Litherland & Company is a Canadian-based search management firm specializing in the placement of skilled professionals, managers, executives and board members within the AgriBusiness, AgriFood and Bioproduct sectors. Our founder, Lori Litherland, established the business in 1993.
For Clients
It is essential to gain a thorough knowledge of your needs, the scope of the roles to be filled including their technical and behavioural requirements, then, working with you, we develop an ideal candidate profile. We will:
  • Perform the search – sourcing candidates through direct industry research, our extensive and up-to-date candidate database in Agriculture and AgriBusiness, networking and lead follow-up
  • Share our knowledge of the current marketplace with you
  • Discuss and decide on an advertising strategy if appropriate, write and place ads and review and screen responses
  • In all of our conversations, enhance your reputation and build your employment brand to enable current and future hires
  • Assess candidates based on skills & knowledge, organizational fit and potential
  • Arrange your interviews with the selected candidates. We would also share any requirements such as a non-compete clause or any post employment obligations
  • Provide post-interview follow-up and assist in the decision making process
  • Check references or arrange for third party checking if desired
  • Assist you in securing your chosen candidate and support the candidate in the acceptance of your offer and in their resignation
  • Follow-up with you and the candidate to ensure a successful transition
For Candidates
Wondering what’s out there? Here’s how we add value to your future in agriculture:
  • Share our knowledge of the current employment marketplace
  • Present opportunities including those not publicly listed
  • Share your background and goals with the hiring decision makers
  • Interview preparation and debrief
  • Assist in employment offer process
  • Post-hire follow-up to ensure a successful transition

Upcoming Events
Looking forward to seeing you at these upcoming events:

September 12-14th, 2017 - Canada's Outdoor Farm Show
Woodstock, ON
 
October 4th, 2017 - University of Guelph OAC Job Fair
Guelph, ON
 
October 30-31st, 2017 - Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference - EAST 
Niagara Falls, ON
 
November 29th - December 1st, 2017 - GROWCanada Conference 
Calgary, AB