a popular first job, Cox Farms is proud to employ so many teenagers, and they
are crucial to our success. We view this
as an opportunity- and a responsibility- to help young people develop skills
that will help them succeed in the workplace.
We also recognize that parents play a crucial role in the employment of
their children; we are very grateful for the support they provide, from advice
to encouragement to transportation. We
encourage our younger employees to talk to their parents about their jobs and
We will speak only
to you, the applicant regarding the hiring process at Cox Farms, including
interviews, application/reference status updates, paperwork, and the like.
Additionally, you, and only you, should fill out the application. If the application
has been filled out by anyone other than the applicant, it is considered a violation of the Employee Honor Code
and you will not be hired.
we ask that all applicants and employees use their own e-mail address, so that
we can be sure that it is them, and not their parent, that we are communicating
if you are hired, this will be your
job. Part of having a job is communicating with your employers. If you are
unable to attend an open house, want to know the status of your application or
references, we need to hear it from you!
Please take responsibility for initiating such conversations.
way we demonstrate the respect we have for our employees is by speaking with
you directly. Make sure your parents
know that we consider it inappropriate for them to contact us regarding your application,
and that doing so puts your potential employment at risk. You are responsible for informing your
parents about this policy, and for ensuring that they abide by it.
policy extends to all family members, including siblings, spouses, adult
children, etc. Even if an employee has family members that work at Cox Farms,
they must contact us themselves.
last thing: please don’t be shy about introducing your parents! We love meeting the proud parents of our
employees, and we hope that you’re excited to show off your job!
Employee Honor Code
Farms employees and applicants are honor-bound to refrain from cheating,
stealing, or lying regarding issues of employment and the workplace. Any
employee/applicant who has first-hand knowledge of a violation of this Honor
Code must report the violation to a manager immediately. Failure to do so
is considered a violation of the Honor Code. Violations of the Honor Code
will be noted in the applicant/employee’s permanent employment file and may
result in consequences including suspension, termination of employment, and
possible legal action.