On a fine March morning, Nick Mills walks down a row at Rippon, tasting grapes a safe distance from his…
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The biggest barrier to youngsters choosing careers in agriculture is parents’ thinking that agriculture is “just a dumping ground.”
The ‘big thing’ in employing farm staff is to invest in them, says Dunsandel farmer Michael Woodward.
The best primary sector employers were named at the MPI AGMARDT Primary Industries Good Employer Awards.
What attracts staff and makes them stay longer? Two Pāmu Farms human resources staff have found out.
A government policy of a compulsory stand-down that would send home certain migrant workers after three years is a ‘vote-catcher’ they don’t intend to implement, says immigration law specialist Ben De’Ath.
A farm near Christchurch has been fined $45,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) for exploiting ‘volunteer’ workers, following a Labour Inspectorate investigation.
We all know how hard it can be to attract quality staff, and how great it is when you find someone that works hard, knows their stuff and has the right attitude.