Getting away from the farm for a break, much less an extended vacation, can be a challenge. Add in family dynamics, and it gets even trickier.
Three human resources experts provide advice on hiring the best person for the job.
Why a solid HR plan should be a key piece of any farm management strategy.
Successful farmers can’t run a large operation alone and must learn to delegate day-to-day operations to others.
How re-thinking ag education, focusing on youth, new Canadians and careers in tech can fill the labour gaps.
An HR audit can help farm managers set clear goals, job descriptions and expectations outlined for new employees.
For farm employees struggling with mental health, employers reaching out to offer support can make a positive difference.
Employing workers with no farm experience requires thorough training to ensure the employee and the business are protected.
Food, agriculture and agri-business employers are looking at new ways to fill the job gaps brought on by the recent COVID-19 pandemic.
Workforce shortages take a toll on the farm. According to the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council, the economic impact of not having workers on Canadian farms almost doubled in four years.