At the Calgary head office- paid for 7.75 hours including a 30 min lunch break. There are core hours of 9am-330pm but its flexible around those (e.g. you could work 730am-330pm, 9am-5pm, or anything in between as long as you put in your time).
If you were in charge, what would you do to make United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd. a better place to work?
Make company more farmer oriented, after all, they are the ones who founded the company and should be the focus as in the 1990's
How do you feel about the future of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd.?
United Farmers of Alberta is always on the look out to bring the best service / product(s) to their customers - I feel United Farmers of Alberta will reach their goal to be in the top ten list for companies to work for.
What is the interview process like at United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd.?
30 min telephone pre-screen interview, 1 hr in-person interview with hiring manager and HR, possible 2nd interview with another manager depending on the role.
What is the work environment and culture like at United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd.?
The work itself was easy and laid back most employees are very good to work with but overall it’s a business so don’t expect any favours as an employee
What is the vacation policy like at United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd.? How many vacation days do you get per year?
Based on years of employment
0 - 2 2 weeks
3 - 8 3 weeks
8 - 18 4 weeks
18- 25 5 weeks
25 + 6 weeks
What tips or advice would you give to someone interviewing at United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd.?
I highly suggests reading reviews from both sides on Indeed, Glassdoor, and elsewhere before really applying here.
In terms of questions, they will asks you what you know about the company, as well as general and behavioural type questions.
The phone and hiring and HR manager interviews aren't bad. It is the final one where you meet the hiring manger, HR manager, and hiring manager's boss that may provide a negative experience for you - depends on the department though.