DAMATE Group is a Russian agricultural holding company holding company, involved in three businesses: turkey production and processing, dairy farming and milk processing.

23 February 2019

DAMATE launches an on-line HR project

On May 16, DAMATE Group launched a new online project for dealing with universities "New Generation Damate". The aim of the project is to form a staff reserve of the company from talented students, selecting them in the course of grant assignments of different levels of complexity. The project will allow organizing systematic work with young people from 6 to 20 years.

Interaction with the teaching staff and students will pass through social networks and on the basis of the internal specialized educational portal DAMATE, which will greatly simplify the registration and participation in the project for the younger generation. The assignment will be recorded strictly in electronic form; all students will have the opportunity to communicate with mentors from DAMATE through the most modern means of communication.

"The project was started, we will involve new universities, gymnasiums and schools into the work on each new stage," noted Deputy CEO for HR Management at Damate, Polina Konnova. "Against the backdrop of the rapid growth of the company, we create more than 800 jobs in a year, so working with a new generation, forming a personnel reserve is becoming our priority. The project will establish a creative environment of innovation and motivate young people to solve specific problems related to modern agriculture."

The first educational institution where DAMATE launched a new project was the Penza State Agrarian University, whose leadership fully supported the initiative of the company.

On May 16, more than 250 students and teachers of 1-3 courses of agronomic, technological, engineering faculties took part in the event dedicated to the start of the project. The rector of university Oleg Kukharev declared about the beginning of the project. After a detailed explanation of conditions and rules of the participation, the experts spoke about the use of innovative technologies at the enterprises of DAMATE Group and the challenges that modern specialists face in the field of agribusiness. All students had the opportunity to go online on the training portal for registration, as well as to ask experts questions before the start of the execution of case assignments.

It is given 5 days to complete the first level tasks, after which the online decision-making will be closed. The expert commission will sum up the results and determine the winners in each direction. The company announced cash prizes for the victory in each category. Participants who showed non-standard thinking and proposed the most interesting solutions will be offered various formats of interaction with the company. The winners will be able to take part in solution of the project tasks jointly with the company's managers, will have an opportunity to pass internships and write a thesis on the basis of DAMATE as well as take part in volunteer and corporate events. The best ones will receive an employment offer at DAMATE Group.

Follow the link for registration in the project https://vk.com/damate.generation

May 16, 2018