Developing Leadership & Human Resource Management Skills: Hiring & Retaining
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
This series brings in nationally recognized industry professionals to guide participants through the legal aspects of employment law, training employees to create efficient teams and operations, setting clear expectations for daily goals, effective communication and performance management skills, and the ability to calculate the true costs of each employee and when it makes sense to hire people versus buy equipment. Finally we will wrap up the series with how to find good employees and create effective new hire training and job descriptions.
Presenter: Pat McCabe is a Human Resource Professional with the University of New Hampshire. Pat will lead the final session that focuses on how to find good farm employees, effective hiring techniques, and how to build skills and train employees so that they succeed in your farm’s culture. Pat will be joined by farmers who will share lessons they have learned on effectively managing their labor force.