Get job hunting advice in free e-book Farmers Weekly has compiled a careers e-book packed with advice on securing a job in agriculture.
Included in the online guide are summaries of some of the main farm-based jobs – including shepherd, machinery technician, farm manager and dairy herdsman – outlining the key skills required, likely salaries and tips on how to progress.
The e-book also covers:
> How to use social media to find your next job, with expert advice from David Williams of Country Mile Recruitment.
> How to tackle psychomentric tests, which are becoming increasing popular with employers.
> Do’s and don’ts for writing CVs and covering letters.
> Tips on creating a rapport in face-to-face interviews.
> When it’s appropriate to negotiate a higher salary, and how to do it.