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By Leah B. Thibault, CEI Capital Management It’s one thing to be the kind of company that people want to work for – maybe you offer competitive pay, good benefits, and a great working environment. It’s another thing to be...
When you think of American cities where the food industry flourishes, a large market like Chicago probably comes to mind. But Eric Doden, CEO of Greater Fort Wayne Inc. (GFW), is on a mission to challenge the idea that...
An increasing number of food incubators and accelerators have been popping up across the country, all with one common goal: to innovate on every level of the food supply chain. The masterminds behind the scenes are small startup companies...
Is your organization looking for talent? Or are you in the market for a new job? Finding great employees is one of the biggest challenges facing the food industry today. This challenge appears across the board, from foodservice providers seeking...
Workforce challenges have been top of mind for the food industry for a while now as manufacturing has struggled to appeal to a new generation of workers. According to a new analysis by finder.com, the labor shortage might soon...
The oldest members of Generation Z (Gen Z) are already in the workforce, and more will quickly follow in the next 5 to 10 years. But don’t expect these new workers to be the same as the Millennials before...
Forty-eight percent of food manufacturers plan to add employees, while another 33% expect to maintain current employee levels in 2019, according to Food Processing’s 18th annual Manufacturing Survey. One of the biggest concerns is finding enough people to fill...
Women were 29% of the U.S. manufacturing workforce in 2016, even though they made up 47% of the overall labor force, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. As food and beverage companies attempt to address the shortage of...
With unemployment low and competition for employees fierce, the food industry is struggling to attract and retain top talent. Every year, Forbes surveys workers to discover which employers are doing the best job of creating an environment where people...
Clif Bar & Company, Conagra Brands, General Mills, Keurig Dr Pepper, and The Hershey Company are standouts when it comes to community-mindedness, according to nonprofit organization Points of Light. These five food companies made this year’s The Civic 50,...