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

Recruitment: Guide to managing risks of working in summer

With summer fast approaching, national workplace safety policy body Safe Work Australia has issued a handy guide for managing the risks of working in heat…Read More

Grain Central, November 1, 2021

Farmers unite in call for harvest certainty

State farming organisations from Queensland, NSW and Victoria have joined with their federal colleagues in calling for an urgent solution to the east coast’s harvest worker crisis…Read More

Grain Central, October 25, 2021

Recruitment: Dealing with employee turnover – how to ‘stop the hop’

In an era when job-hopping is becoming more common, keeping talented employees in the fold has become a foremost business challenge for employers…Read More

Grain Central, October 25, 2021

Recruitment: Deciphering the employment market in Australian agriculture

Increased confidence in the agribusiness sector has seen a corresponding increase in employment, but on the flip-side, many who left during the drought have not returned…Read More

Dr Ray Johnson, Agricultural Appointments, October 18, 2021

Recruitment: How to make sure your next hire is right for the role

Reruiting for a new role on a team can be an arduous process, therefore making sure it is the right person for the team dynamic and the business is extremely important…Read More

Grain Central, October 11, 2021

Recruitment: How to ensure performance reviews are beneficial

Performance reviews – often scheduled at the end of the season – can be highly beneficial not only for the employer but also the employee if done correctly…Read More

Grain Central, September 27, 2021

Labour shortage hangs over bumper winter crop harvest

Grain growers are becoming increasingly desperate to secure labour for the fast-approaching winter crop harvest as COVID restrictions and border closures cut off the usual supply of interstate and overseas workers…Read More

Neil Lyon, September 8, 2021

Recruitment: Three things to remember in successfully delegating tasks to employees

Effective management is key to running a successful business, and a manager who knows how and when to delegate will always be more successful…Read More

Grain Central, August 30, 2021

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