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Agri-food companies are challenged by competing industries
Ilka Denker
Results of the IFJ Agri Jobs Survey show that employees now favour a blended working environment. It highlights risks due to better opportunities outside of the agri-food industry. Ilka Denker reports.
24 November 2021 Agri jobs
Recruitment and retention of staff an issue
With labour shortages across most sectors, staffing issues are becoming increasingly problematic within the agriculture and food industry, writes Ilka Denker.
24 November 2021 Agri jobs
Recruitment and retention both problematic for agri-food companies
The jobs market has been fundamentally changed by the pandemic. The challenge for agriculture and food companies now lies in their adaptation to these changes.
What a candidate-driven market means for hiring employees
Human resources manager with Ribworld and Callan Bacon, Joan O’Brien, gives an insight into the current jobs market and the challenges facing the agri-food industry
24 November 2021 Agri jobs
Money Mentor: budget changes for employees and employers
Money Mentor Margaret Nolan outlines some of the budget changes affecting employees and employers.
24 November 2021 Agri jobs
Graduate Profiles: making the transition from student to employee
Three graduates share their experience so far. In conversation with Ilka Denker.
24 November 2021 Agri jobs
Exciting time to work in food industry
Agri-food careers may have lost their shine as the economy prospered but there is a bright future ahead.
24 November 2021 Agri jobs
More and better jobs for rural Ireland key to future
The Government’s new Rural Development Policy sets the ambition and strategy for jobs growth but action on housing, broadband and transport will be key.
24 November 2021 Agri jobs
Increased digitisation and remote working here to stay in a post-COVID world
Big changes have been seen in the wider jobs market but the agri-sector has remained relatively stable despite COVID-19. Katie Barragry spoke to the recruiters to get their take on it.
25 November 2020 Agri jobs
‘Soft skills make you the worker employers want to hire, keep and promote’
When asked to advise those seeking employment, Jack Kennedy, economist with Indeed said that highlighting your skillset is paramount when it comes to recruitment, writes Katie Barragry.
25 November 2020 Agri jobs
Maximising your LinedIn profile
Linkedin is a helpful tool for professional networking online, allowing businesses to expand their connections and helping employees find new opportunities, writes Katie Barragry.
25 November 2020 Agri jobs
Graduate profiles: from student to employee
Three graduates share their experience in the agricultural sector so far. In conversation with Katie Barragry.
25 November 2020 Agri jobs