Job Hopping is a Great Idea!

A decade of recruitment in the Food & Beverage industry qualifies me to say that if you have less than a year maybe two of employment at one company–employers see a red flag. Work experience and education Read More …

Innovating Food with Post-Secondary Institutions

Innovation is critical to the long-term success of food businesses. Whether it’s developing a new disease-resistant strain of crop, modifying product ingredients, or redesigning packaging, consistently innovating products or processes will help to remain competitive Read More …

How I Became A Campus Ambassador For The Food Industry!

Last Tuesday night, I attended the Food Science Club meeting at the University Guelph. As part of the Food Science Student council, I’m at every meeting anyway, but this night was a little more special. Read More …

Top 6 Reasons to Hire a Recent Graduate in the Food & Beverage Industry

My time in university, looking back now, were the most enjoyable years of my life. The increased challenge of my studies combined with a significantly amplified social life led to rapid changes that made me Read More …

Do We Ever Really Know (For Sure) What We Want To Do?

Kathy shares her food career story.  By taking charge of her health she took control of her career.  For now she leaves the ‘career door’ open, because you never know where your passions may take Read More …

My Ticket to The World

“If you live an ordinary life, you have ordinary stories. Live a life of adventure and you will have the most exciting stories.” Exotic places, journeys of discovery! These were just stories to a young Read More …

I Just Graduated, What’s The Best Advice For Negotiating My Salary?

Hey Team FoodGrads! Maybe you have this question, or maybe you know someone who has the same dilemma?  I have a question about salary negotiations. I applied to a company that was in a great Read More …