Displaying items by tag: employment

Wednesday, 20 November 2019 09:55

‘Useful’ recruitment tool

Employers say a Government-backed free website, Work the Seasons, is becoming a useful part of their seasonal recruitment toolbox.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 November 2019 09:55

More RSE workers still needed

HortNZ says the Government is moving in the right direction with its increase in recognised seasonal employers (RSE) workers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 November 2019 10:55

Back to school for farmers – to teach!

Farmers and others in the agri sector need to speak at schools if New Zealand is to get more young people choosing agri careers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 09 October 2019 10:55

Eyeing up ag’s opportunities

In an electronic world, getting teenagers interested in careers in agriculture or horticulture is an uphill struggle.

Published in General News
Thursday, 03 October 2019 11:41

App junks job sheet jumble

A new task management system allows farmers and agricultural contractors to keep track of job and time records with an app, helping reduce mistakes and saving time.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 24 September 2019 12:55

Work visa changes welcomed

Regional New Zealand will benefit most from changes to employer assisted visa settings, says BusinessNZ chief executive Kirk Hope.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 September 2019 11:35

Sector aims to train Kiwis

The tractor and machinery industry is welcoming a challenge by the Minister of Agriculture to train New Zealanders rather than continue relying on seasonal migrant workers.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 13 September 2019 11:55

Apple industry housing workers

Hawke's Bay's apple industry will spend $30 million on building accommodation totalling 1500 beds for RSE (recognised seasonal employment) workers.

Published in General News
Thursday, 29 August 2019 11:22

Website unites employers and wannabe workers

Four years ago, Sharon and Wayne George decided they would quit the corporate rat-race to travel New Zealand in their nine-metre motorhome.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 16 August 2019 07:55

Pay people better – O’Connor

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor has urged growers to pay people better. 

Published in Agribusiness

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