Rural Business Focus Podcast

Recruitment and Good People Management – with Becki Leach

Becki Leach is a Senior Consultant at Kite Consulting and in charge of their ‘people’ team. 

Kite Consulting website – Kite Consulting – The UK’s leading dairy consultancy

01:04 Intro begins

02:54 Becki Leach enters and talks about Kite Consulting, her role in it and her experience when it comes to people management.

04:52 Ben and Becki discuss recruitment

08:14 How important is setting the right salary?

09:45 What are candidates looking for now?

13:29 How regularly should you be checking in with staff?

16:16 How important is listening?

19:25 What are the key mistakes that employers and managers make?

23:25 Working environment

26:11 Becki’s book recommendations

28:49 Becki promotes Future Farmers of Yorkshire

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