Friday, 08 March 2019 08:43

The struggle for a good worker

Biosecurity aside, most farmers will tell you the biggest challenge facing the primary sector is a shortage of good, qualified people.

Published in General News
Thursday, 22 November 2018 08:55

What makes staff join and stay?

What attracts staff and makes them stay longer? Two Pāmu Farms human resources staff have found out.

Published in General News
Sunday, 18 February 2018 08:55

Attracting good staff: what sets you apart?

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. 

Published in Management
Friday, 26 January 2018 08:55

Pay your workers right or pay for it

Notable cases of employment breaches by large companies have cropped up recently, some appearing to be unintended short-changing of employees. 

Published in Management
Thursday, 29 October 2015 16:51

AgResearch confirms science staff reductions

AgResearch chief executive Tom Richardson confirms scientist and technician staff reductions.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 10:45

Get staff to work harder not smarter

WHETHER MOTIVATED by profitability or a drive for continuous improvement, growing staff productivity is an ongoing challenge facing all businesses. 

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 25 October 2013 15:15

Great staff equals farm success

Investing in the relationship with farm workers can boost productivity and improve farm performance according to a visiting academic.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 12:05

More border staff strengthen defences

Twelve new frontline border staff will help New Zealand's biosecurity defences stay strong, says MPI.

Published in General News
Thursday, 26 April 2012 11:55

Dairy staff workshops

The Dairy Women's Network Autumn Dairy Days begin on May 4 with participants given the tools to get orientation of new staff or contractors and refocusing of existing staff correct from day one.

Published in General News

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