FAQ

Clients

The intricacies in agribusiness and allied industries vary across the supply chain, for clarity on how our team of consultants can help you manage and grow your enterprise or your career please contact us.

With a large, powerful database and extensive networks regionally and globally, The Lucas Group can access skilled professionals to meet your business needs.

The Lucas Group works on a retained basis, we employ a rigorous process and apply a great deal more due diligence into the definition and execution of the mandate than the contingency model.

Under a retained model, the recruiting process is highly structured and well defined. The retained search model targets the best available talent, not only active job seekers, who do not necessarily possess the necessary skill set.

The perceived disadvantage of the retained search is that the Client has to pay, regardless of the outcome. However, this obligation to pay, by the client, we repay with an obligation to perform. When you partner with The Lucas Group we make a commitment to find the person you are looking for.

The Lucas Group stand by our rigorous and standardised recruitment process. We guarantee each candidate and will replace them at no further cost to your business.

The Lucas Group can develop documents that will detail the role and sell the opportunity after gaining an understanding and insight into your company’s culture, goals and growth plans.

Relevant background checking of a candidate’s employment history will include a summarised written report from someone the candidate has reported directly to and can validate their skills and experience. The duties and responsibilities of the role and the company culture will be explained to the referee and used to determine their suitability for the role. We will also explore areas of what is the best work environment for the candidate to work in, strengths and weaknesses and their management/leadership style when applicable.

We believe this is an effective tool in any recruitment process. We can incorporate job suitability testing into your project and you will be able to develop the assessment to suit your business. Talk to us how we can source the best-suited candidate for your team.

We will be actively involved and engaged with you throughout the recruitment process. We will provide advice and guidance when needed to ensure there is a good “fit” between company and candidate. The Lucas Group will design a Position Description and Person Profile for the role to help identify the key requirements the candidates will need to possess to be successful in and suitable for the role. We can be actively involved onsite on the client’s premises to conduct or facilitate the interviews and selection process for the final stage of interviews.

The Lucas Group will assist with remuneration negotiation and finalising the employment contract if required. We are able to provide high quality and legally compliant employment contracts and engagement letters that have been reviewed by Australian business lawyers if requested.

We will also be actively involved with the review process throughout the probationary period.

Candidates

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Ensure you are well prepared. Ensure you have a clear understanding of your strengths and your key skills that you would bring to the opportunity. Research the company and dress professionally. Practice responses to possible interview questions and make sure you are able to provide specific examples that demonstrate your experience and skills. Be confident and prepared to sell yourself.

We can assist you in identifying potential opportunities through the Agribusiness sector and assist you to identify the skills and qualifications you may require to pursue a career in Agribusiness. For a discussion on opportunities speak to one of our team members.

Yes. The Lucas Group works with a broad range of companies right across the primary production and agribusiness supply chain. Just because you were not successful for a particular role doesn’t mean we won’t have an opportunity for you later. We will let you know if you’re not successful for a role and will ask more questions so we can keep in touch with opportunities that suit your experience and interests, and preferences.

We’re committed to building long-term relationships with highly skilled candidates who have passion and aptitude for the agribusiness industries.

At The Lucas Group, we will only send your personal information to a client after we have discussed the opportunity with you in detail and gained your permission. Our clients sign an agreement to ensure your application is read and discussed in the strictest confidence. You can view our Privacy Policy here.

Please complete this form so we can reach you when we have career opportunities that suit your skills and experience.

The Lucas Group recruits across the agribusiness supply chain from senior management and executive positions to production-focused roles. Talk to a consultant now about how we can assist with your career goals or keep an eye on our Available Jobs.

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