Hiring Inexperienced Employees

SwineCast 1056, Finding Good Employees, ASF Risk Assessments, and Social Media For Veterinarians

SwineCast 1056 Show Notes:
  • From 2019 American Association of Swine Veterinarians:
    • Jonathon Hoek from Premier BioSource and Summit Precision Production, shares how to find good employees.
    • Dr. Megan Schnur with Norbrook, Inc. helps us understand the value of reviewing the risks of African Swine Fever coming on to your farm through feed, pharmaceuticals, and nutraceutical products.
    • Megan Kuhn with Elanco on how social media can be helpful for swine veterinarians.

Finding Great People, Keeping Them Engegaed At Work

Where To Find And How To Retain Great EmployeesWhere To Find And How To Retain Great Employees Erin Wagoner, The Maschhoffs, talks about how finding good employees is about developing culture that encourages employees to thrive and share their experiences with those outside the company [video].

Keynote: Evolution And Change

Evolution And Change: Preparing For TomorrowSwine Farm Preparing For Tomorrow Glenn Stolt, Christensen Farms CEO, and Jeff Rusch, Christensen Farms Vice President of Production, Health and Nutrition, walk through the pork operations of Christensen Farms and their extensions into retail food product creation. To get to where they are today, Christensen Farms grew through acquisition and hiring talent. Glenn and Jeff also review inflection points in the last 6 years, including the difficult times of the pork business and environment. Glenn and Jeff wrap up the conversation with their view of the future into 2020 [video].

SwineCast 0344 for October 3 2008

SwineCast 0344 Show Notes:

  • How are Wall Street's problems and your incentive system related?  Dr Dennis DiPietre looks at his recent blog post on the Headliners tab above
  • Higher unemployment numbers may expand your hiring pool but onboarding will have a larger impact on your retention.  And that's what hiring is all about

Hiring Inexperienced Employees

The business of agriculture has matured now to the point that many of the people entering our workforce have no experience whatsoever in agriculture, let alone livestock production.

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