Find and keep the right dairy staff

Summary

This Information Sheet contains the latest tips from the human resource industry to help managers improve the productivity of staff on their dairy farm.

The tips that are explained are:

  • Always have a job description
  • Target your job ad
  • Decide if the position can be filled by a casual
  • References and referees are important
  • Welcome people to your farm
  • Involve your employees
  • Money is not always the only incentive
  • Evaluate your people regularly
  • Enforce strict ‘absence’ procedures
  • Find out why staff leave



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Published: Sep 2007