Employing workers with no farm experience requires thorough training to ensure the employee and the business are protected.
Employee engagement is critical for new farm CEOs’ leadership, as well as for more established farm CEOs to inject new life into their labour force.
Filling your farm team’s gaps in soft skills like communication, teamwork, etiquette and attitude can be more of a challenge than addressing wanting areas of traditional farm work.
Michelle Painchaud, a certified human performance technologist offers advice on managing the farm like a business, motivating employees through leadership and appreciation, and vision and goal setting.
In this BDO Case Study, we look at a farm transition scenario where a childless farm couple find a lucrative option of transferring the farm to their employee.
People are your most valuable asset. Learn how to engage employees and listen to them, so they’ll return the favour.