If the Food Industry is Growing, Why Aren’t Employers Hiring Students?

Thank you Anthony for this honest account of your job search experience ….. Being enrolled in a highly demanding academic program is difficult in itself.  However, I wouldn’t have chosen any other area to specialize Read More …

Should I work for a small or big company?

The food industry is in a transition period. The number of small companies are increasing because consumer curiosity has allowed many food markets to open. This openness has become an incubator for food start-ups, increasing Read More …

You Can Still Contribute With Limited Work Experience

I recently read an article written by Veronica Hislop who is also a FoodGrads Campus Ambassador and a Food Scientist like myself (but majored in Chemistry). Her article titled, “Learning the hard way-Lessons I have Read More …

Best Advice for Newcomers to Canada

The Newcomers Centre of Peel and Taste Your Future + FoodGrads hosted a panel of Food & Beverage professionals.  Each of them moved here from another country. Determined to work in the Food & Beverage Read More …

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 …

Where to Get the Best Work Experience

You probably have to earn money anyway and if you goal is to work in the Food & Beverage industry, get a job in a restaurant. Here’s why. Relevant Work Experience When you graduate you Read More …