GrainCorp seeks biggest harvest workforce since 2016

As Australia’s biggest bulk handler, GrainCorp is looking for up to 3000 harvest casuals in total to work at sites in NSW, Queensland and Victoria. ..Read More

Grain Central, June 30, 2020

Australian grain industry critical for regional jobs

A new report has revealed a strong correlation between Australian grain production and jobs in regional areas – about one job for every 1000 tonnes of grain produced…Read More

Grain Central, June 29, 2020

Recruitment: The state of women’s careers in the ag workforce

The contribution of women in agriculture has been historically ignored in Australia, even when at least 49 percent of real farm income in the country is produced by females. ..Read More

Grain Central, June 19, 2020

Recruitment: How effective are you when hiring and on-boarding new staff?

When new staff are appointed, creating a great first impression can be crucial to securing high levels of engagement, productivity, job satisfaction, and, ultimately, employee retention…Read More

Agricultural Appointments, June 15, 2020

Recruitment: Effectively managing remote staff during COVID-19

The big change in the workplace post-COVID-19 will come from how we communicate. This is the heart of success or failure. This means overcoming one of the great barriers: a lack of trust…Read More

Grain Central, June 8, 2020

Recruitment: Beyond COVID-19 – Will there continue to be a shortfall of skills in agriculture?

What implications can we expect due to the rise in national unemployment attributed to coronavirus?..Read More

Grain Central, June 1, 2020

Recruitment: Remuneration – a challenge to future ag industry growth?

An annual survey conducted by recruitment specialists, Agricultural Appointments found average salary growth in the agricultural industry improved over the 20 years between 1995 and 2015…Read More

Grain Central, May 25, 2020

Recruitment: How to attract and retain staff when skills are scarce

For those employers who are seeking to attract the skills for the future, it is a time to rethink what the skill sets for the future look like, how to attract them and how to retain them…Read More

Agricultural Appointments, May 18, 2020

Recruitment: Are you paying attention to your ‘employer brand’?

Employer branding, whether developed through through social media, career portals, company newsletter or more formal corporate policies, or  is a key component to the success of any supply chain agribusiness…Read More

Grain Central, May 8, 2020

Recruitment: More effective communication of WH&S risks in ag

New guidance around communicating more effective messages about workplace health & safety have emerged. They are a simple, easy-to-use resource…Read More

Grain Central, April 27, 2020

Recruitment: Managing employees through the COVID-19 crisis

What exactly are your options as an ag-sector employer if your business is adversely affected by COVID-19 and you do not have the work to sustain your current workforce?..Read More

Grain Central, April 17, 2020

Ag training for high school students, but not as you know it: AITC

A unique approach to high school education is helping to fill an agricultural training void left by the closure of specialist rural colleges…Read More

James Nason, April 16, 2020

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