Food manufacturers that are struggling to hire and retain talent would do well to look to Mars, the only food manufacturer to be recognized by Fortune on its 100 Best Companies to Work For list, coming in at #98....
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...
By Daniel Sztutwojner, chief customer officer and co-founder of Beekeeper As the state of the world remains in flux due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the path forward is still unknown for many companies. The food industry has had a unique...
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...
By Ryan Haines and Benjamin Esparza, safety consultants for Sentry Insurance a Mutual Company. When viruses like COVID-19 first make news, people often ask whether it can spread through their favorite foods. Thankfully, current research shows that the risk of...
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...
Do you feel like you’re swimming in COVID-19 guidance with no clear idea of how to operationalize it? This is a common problem in the food industry right now -- between the CDC, and OSHA, and the FDA, there’s...
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...
Food manufacturing continued its trend of adding jobs last month, according to the latest employment numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The sector added 6,200 jobs, for a total of 1,620,100. This contributed to a 638,000 net job...
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...