Recruitment: Migrant workers are critical to agriculture’s future

In the last decade or so, new visa pathways have opened up to attract new immigrant workers and their families to the Australian bush. Increased chances of selection attracts permanent skilled immigrants to accept employment in regional and rural towns…Read More

Jock Collins*, July 12, 2019

Recruitment: New roles emerging in the red meat supply chain

One of the exciting things that is happening in the Australian red meat and livestock industry is the sheer range of new job opportunities that are emerging. In this week’s recruitment article we celebrate the career paths that are opening up in the red meat supply chain – many of which did not exist just a few years ago…Read More

Sheep Central, July 5, 2019

Recruitment: Salaries trend up in Australian agriculture

RECRUITMENT specialist Agricultural Appointments has reviewed salary changes seen in agribusiness over the three year period 2018. A stand-out feature has been the quite significant increases in farm manager salaries, which in part is due to supply exceeding demand for experienced operators in some sectors and may also reflect a growing corporate approach to farming in others…Read More

Sheep Central, June 28, 2019

Recruitment: Four behaviours that define leadership effectiveness

Respected global management advisory company, McKinsey & Co set out to discover what the top behaviours are that successful leaders consistently demonstrate. With a list of 20 distinct leadership traits, it analysed responses from 189,000 people working in leadership roles in diverse organisations around the world. What did it find?..Read More

Sheep Central, June 21, 2019

Recruitment: Where is the gender balance up to in Australian ag?

Latest listings on Jobs Central: Trainee Manager – Smithfield Cattle Co Plant/Infrastructure Maintenance, Couple – ValeraVale Livestock Health Supervisor – Mort & Co Livestock Movement Supervisor – Mort & Co..Read More

Jon Condon, June 14, 2019

Recruitment: Employee retention – how to keep your best talent

AS an employer, people are your biggest asset and the ability to attract and retain talented staff is a reliable predictor of company excellence…Read More

Sheep Central, June 7, 2019

Recruitment: Digital transformation broadens work roles in ag

ADVANCES in digital technology are opening up a range of new career opportunities in agriculture, recruitment specialist Agricultural Appointments highlights in its latest Agribusiness Trends and Salary report…Read More

Sheep Central, May 31, 2019

Recruitment: Do you need an employee induction program?

Whether yours is a small wool or lamb-producing business or a larger organisation somewhere along the food and fibre supply chain, you’ll need an employee induction program. ..Read More

Sheep Central, May 17, 2019

Recruitment: Starting off new employees on the right foot

WHEN you find the new recruit you believe is truly a great fit for your business, regardless of whether it is a small grazing property with only a couple of staff, or a feedlot employing 30 – it’s only then that the hard yards really begin. Welcome to the concept of ‘on-boarding.’..Read More

Sheep Central, May 10, 2019

Recruitment: Growing number of younger employees in agriculture

AGRICULTURE’S workforce is growing and getting younger, according to the latest ABS census…Read More

Sheep Central, May 3, 2019

Recruitment: Attracting uni graduates to the red meat processing sector

The changing nature of the red meat processing industry means there is a greater need today than ever before to recruit university graduates to fill an expanding range of working roles within the sector, a recent red meat training conference heard. ..Read More

Sheep Central, April 26, 2019

Recruitment: Don’t underestimate the value of an exit interview

SOME of the most honest and priceless feedback comes from employees that are leaving an organisation. Although it is typically too late to save that employee, they can provide helpful information for managers to consider improving the work environment for others…Read More

Sheep Central, April 18, 2019

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