Recruitment: Designing bonuses that are smarter, not higher

AGRIBUSINESS owners and managers need to ensure that their employees are productive and eager to do the best job possible at all times – especially during challenging economic times…Read More

Sheep Central, November 27, 2023

Recruitment: Ag job ads down, but more candidates looking

The latest SEEK employment trends data for the Australian agriculture sector, shows that job ads have decreased by 9.6 percent across all categories except conservation, parks and wildlife, compared to last year…Read More

Sheep Central, November 17, 2023

Recruitment: Three keys to a positive environment for new workers

IT is imperative employers invest in the right induction process, to ensure that after making the effort to find the right new staff member, they are rewarded with a long-term loyal employee loyal who is happy with their workplace…Read More

Sheep Central, November 13, 2023

Recruitment: Smaller ag businesses at risk of greater hardship due to skilled candidate shortages

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

Sheep Central, September 15, 2023

Recruitment & HR: Towards safer farm practices

THE idea that a serious incident won’t happen to ‘experienced’ farmers can be common, but rural paramedic Jess Shepherd wants people working in ag to know that everything can change “in the blink of an eye.”..Read More

Sheep Central, September 10, 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

Sheep Central, March 31, 2023

Recruitment: Reaching out to ‘passive’ job candidates

SOMETIMES the best hires aren’t the ones actively looking for a job. Welcome to the world of opportunity in ‘passive’ job seekers…Read More

Sheep Central, January 20, 2023

Recruitment: Big ag jobs placement drive in New Year

THE first week back after the Christmas/New Year break has seen an avalanche of jobs listings posted on the AgJobs Central recruitment platform…Read More

Sheep Central, January 16, 2023

Recruitment: Attracting and retaining quality staff in the northern zone

As a northern Western Australian station manager and a member of the Kimberley & Pilbara Cattleman’s Association, Shane Dunn is keenly aware of the challenges of staff retention – particularly within remote northern beef operations…Read More

Sheep Central, December 16, 2022

Recruitment: Should you scrap staff performance reviews?

NOT long back, one of the largest companies in the world, Accenture, stopped using performance reviews across its 330,000 employees. ..Read More

Sheep Central, December 2, 2022

Recruitment: Young processor employees discover more on meat

A NEW generation of young graduates and school-leavers are discovering that the red meat industry can provide a challenging and rewarding career path, in an increasingly diverse range of fields…Read More

Jon Condon, November 18, 2022

Recruitment: ICMJ worked for Natalie’s meat industry career

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

Sheep Central, August 12, 2022

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