Recruitment: The increasing importance of a best friend at work

Whether employed in the office, in the paddock or online, having a ‘best friend’ at work contributes to a thriving employee experience and to communication, commitment and other outcomes, research shows…Read More

Grain Central, March 4, 2024

Recruitment: Smaller firms at greater risk from skilled candidate shortage

A recent survey of Australian agribusinesses found a marked difference between large-enterprise businesses and small to medium-sized businesses in how challenging they are finding attracting skilled candidates in the current environment…Read More

Grain Central, September 18, 2023

Namoi Cotton launches ginning pathways program

Namoi Cotton has unveiled a pathways program which aims to attract and develop a new generation of talent for the Australian ginning sector…Read More

Grain Central, July 31, 2023

Recruitment: Are your staff Q Fever safe?

While management of Q Fever risk appears to be well advanced within the Australian livestock processing industry, statistics suggest it is still largely overlooked within parts of the beef and sheep production sector…Read More

Grain Central, March 31, 2023

Recruitment: ICMJ provides conduit for unexpected ag career

When Natalie Bell attended her first Inter-Collegiate Meat Judging event back in 2018, she never expected it would one day alter her career path…Read More

Grain Central, August 12, 2022

Viterra joins CBH, GrainCorp in call for harvest workers

Viterra is taking applications for its harvest workforce to handle what is shaping up to be an above-average crop in South Australia. ..Read More

Grain Central, August 3, 2022

GPA offers SA students farm-safety training

Secondary students in South Australia can now access online training on farm safety and related topics offered through a GPA initiative…Read More

Grain Central, April 26, 2022

Recruitment: Attracting next-gen to agriculture

University agriculture researchers are working to create an innovative and skilled meat processing workforce for the future by better understanding school teacher, student and parent perceptions, knowledge and awareness of the red meat processing sector and associated career pathways…Read More

Cath Condon, March 11, 2022

Recruitment: Five tips to secure quality staff in a shrinking resource pool

Hiring the best people for any business is never easy, but some agribusinesses seem to attract quality over and over, and your business can too, with some proven tools and a solid game-plan…Read More

Grain Central, December 6, 2021

Recruitment: Tips to keep staff happy and productive during the holiday season

While December is a time for Christmas cheer and holiday spirit, it can also often be one of the more challenging months of the year, with less man-hours to do work, a drop in employee productivity and potentially, a drop in employee morale…Read More

Grain Central, November 29, 2021

Drive to encourage careers in agriculture on National Ag Day

Grain Producers Australia (GPA) and the NFF are celebrating today’s National Agriculture Day by highlighting some of the exciting and diverse opportunities to work in the Australian farming sector…Read More

Grain Central, November 19, 2021

Recruitment: Why job-seekers should keep up the search during the holidays

It is a common misconception that businesses do not hire at all over Christmas. It could in fact be the ideal time to rev up the job search…Read More

Grain Central, November 8, 2021

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