Farms have been struggling to attract top-shelf talent for several years, and the current state of wage inflation is making their job much tougher. That leaves a tough choice for farmers with jobs to fill: either pay up or train up.
Ag's HR Coach
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by Lori Culler , DTN Farm Business Adviser
by Katie Micik Dehlinger , Farm Business Editor
There are no legal restrictions on incentives employers can offer to encourage their workers to get vaccinated. DTN's HR Coach offers tips on how to establish an enticing program, create appropriate policies to handle any potential side effects or illness and how to think about it in the long...
With the rush of the harvest season upon (most of) us, taking time to review your farm's safety procedures and discussing with employees what steps to take in an emergency can go a long way to prevent, or minimize, the impact of an accident.
There's no shortage of sources for conflict in a family-run business, but there are strategies you can employ to minimize their impact, leading to healthier, happier relationships and working conditions.
Many of the 36 million Americans that have claimed unemployment since the coronavirus pandemic began would prefer to work for a family-owned company, preferably in a stable industry like agriculture. With an expanded talent pool, now is an excellent time to hire.