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Sharpen your human resource skills

Part 2: Performance management

I hear you saying, “Why can’t people just do what they are supposed to do?” Ah yes, the frustration of performance management (PM). As the manager and the human resource professional for your operation, you need to manage people’s performance. PM is an ongoing process (not a yearly event called performance review) and requires communication, […] Read more

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Sharpen your human resource skills

Part 1: Create a plan

Human resources management is imperative to a successful cattle operation. You manage crops, livestock, machinery, money and land, but you also manage people. You’re a human resource (HR) manager, whether you like it or not. And as an HR manager, you have to ask yourself, are you managing this resource by default or design? Here […] Read more