Soft Skills, Transferable Skills, Technical Skills….Confused?

Have you been told you need to work on your ‘Soft Skills’?  Do you nod in agreement and then wonder what the heck that term ACTUALLY means?  What are employers really looking for? Looking for Read More …

And The Winner is….

The Taste Your Future campaign has announced the winners of its bursary contest! Students from across Ontario submitted their ideas for a new food or beverage product, or for a process that could improve food Read More …

Don’t Become a Food Scientist if You Don’t Like to Talk!

I think that one of the biggest misconceptions about scientists–including food scientists–is those that are on the research side of the industry don’t need or desire to develop good communication skills. This issue comes up Read More …

My Journey From Animal Science to Nutritional Science

Adults love asking children, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”. Up until my freshman year of college, my faithful response was, “A veterinarian!”. Despite my commitment to pursuing a career in Read More …

Time To Re-Think Your Hiring Methods?

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner knows a thing or two about hiring.  LinkedIn is a little business-related social networking website you might of heard of, with over 430 million members!  If you’re going to take advice from anyone, Read More …