Recruitment: Growing number of younger employees in ag

Agriculture’s workforce is growing, and getting younger. The number of people working in the sector in Queensland, for example, increased by nine per cent between 2011 and 2017…Read More

Grain Central, May 7, 2019

Recruitment: Don’t underestimate the importance of the exit interview

Exit interviews can be an extremely effective way to obtain open, honest feedback that employers can use to make necessary improvements to enhance company image, aid retention and recruitment…Read More

Grain Central, April 23, 2019

Recruitment: The importance of workplace culture for business success

Now more than ever, employees are choosing workplaces where they feel valued and believe in the overall mission of the business. So it is not surprising that the most successful agribusinesses will always have a solid workplace culture in place…Read More

Grain Central, April 15, 2019

Recruitment: Do you have an employee induction program?

Whether yours is a small business or a larger organisation, you’ll need an employee induction program so new employees quickly understand their role and responsibilities. The investment in time will pay dividends as they settle into their new role…Read More

Grain Central, April 8, 2019

Recruitment: Three ways to make sure a new employee prospect is the right fit

To hire the right person for the job, employers need to look past candidates’ resumes and applications and learn more about them as an actual person…Read More

Grain Central, April 2, 2019

Recruitment: Common hiring mistakes to avoid

Employing the wrong person can have a big impact on any business – large or small – so it is imperative employers take the time and get it right the first time…Read More

Grain Central, March 11, 2019

Employing farm labour: Are you compliant? What is at risk?

With the sourcing of labour from outside the family group now often unavoidable for many farms, knowing and complying with your employment obligations can help minimise the disruption caused by disaffected employees and the consequences that can arise from an unfair dismissal claim.

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Stephen Park, Pacer Legal, March 7, 2019

Recruitment: Four ways to help build a winning team

Building a great team is essential for continued growth in an agri-business and having the right team impacts the bottom line more than people realise…Read More

Grain Central, February 18, 2019

Employing farm labour – what you should know

Proper planning, careful documentation, knowing your obligations and complying with them are the keys to successfully employing farm labour, according to Pacer Legal director Stephen Park…Read More

Grain Central, January 31, 2019

Getting people ‘right’ the real key to farm profit

When it comes to success on-farm, agribusiness consultant Ken Solly has some simple advice: ‘get the people right and production and profit will follow’…Read More

Grain Central, January 30, 2019

Recruitment: How to identify the future team leaders in your business

At the core of every successful agribusiness is a team of good leaders making good decisions. When you set out to identify future leaders to move your business forward, how do you know what to look for?..Read More

Grain Central, January 29, 2019

Recruitment: Staff retention – how to keep your best talent

Here’s five points to consider in helping win the war in attracting good staff and retaining them…Read More

Grain Central, January 21, 2019

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