One of the areas I regularly hear that needs improvement is communication with employees. Some managers and bosses do a better job of communicating with employees, and it shows with employee longevity, moral and farm profitability. Outlined below are tools you can use when communicating with employees.
One of the most important resources a dairy can develop to enhance and grow employee communications and retain employees is an employee handbook. A handbook can be as simple as the job description, lists of benefits including paid time off, medical insurance, expectations of each employee and the employees hourly wage.