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Recruitment campaign won't turn 'flight attendants into dairy workers'

Brent Melville
Mon, 27 Jul 2020

Brent Melville
Mon, 27 Jul 2020
Pivoting unemployed New Zealanders into the agriculture and primary sector won’t turn former Air New Zealand flight attendants into dairy workers or remove the need for specialist skills across the processing sector, according to a change consultant. The comments come as the Ministry for Primary Industries rolls out a $4.5 million recruitment campaign aiming to fill a 10,000-job hole across the agricultural and primary sectors left by New Zealand’s extended border closures through the covid-19 pandemic. The website and marketing campaign,...

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