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Industry Updates
April 11, 2024
4 Minutes
Disruption of Supply: First, It’s Chocolate, Then What

Climate change is turning chocolate into quite an expensive little treat. Find out why and how Canadian food manufacturers plan to adjust to rising costs.

Industry Updates
March 21, 2024
4 Minutes
Canada’s Next Meal: Pushing Food Innovation Further

Canada’s appetite for food innovation is insatiable! Which is okay when you’re putting it to good use. Find out how food innovation is pushing the envelope.

Industry Updates
March 12, 2024
4 Minutes
How To Reduce Food Recalls Outside Of Food Traceability

Food traceability isn’t alone in the fight to reduce food recalls. To be more effective, food manufacturers are incorporating other techniques and strategies.

Function Innovations
February 27, 2024
3 Minutes
Plastic Pollution: How Food Manufacturing Can Help

The plastic pollution crisis continues to rage on, but food manufacturing doesn’t plan to stay on the sidelines. Find out how Canada’s food manufacturers are reducing their plastic usage and which jobs play a vital role.

Career Development
February 8, 2024
3 Minutes
Top 3 Most In-Demand Food Manufacturing Jobs

We took the liberty of sifting through Canada's numerous food manufacturing jobs to present you with the top 3 most in-demand positions and which qualifications hiring managers need the most.

Career Development
February 8, 2024
3 Minutes
Food & Beverage Manufacturing: A Solid Career Choice

Looking for an unshakeable career in uncertain times or wondering if you made the right choice? Find out why food manufacturing is a solid career choice.

Industry Updates
January 11, 2024
4 Minutes
Food Processing 2024: What’s To Come

The new year is here, and we’re ready to share 2024’s food manufacturing trends! Find out how technology and consumer preferences will impact the industry.

October 13, 2023
Avoid These Common Mistakes Candidates Make When Job Searching

3 common mistakes job candidates Make when job searching and how to avoid them.

October 5, 2023
Why Applicant Tracking Software is Limiting Your Job Prospects

Do you want to advance your food and beverage manufacturing career? Here’s why talent acquisition platforms are the perfect starting point.

Career Development
September 18, 2023
3 Minutes
Top 3 Job Boards In Food & Beverage Manufacturing

The top 3 food and beverage manufacturing job boards all food processing professionals should know about. And why you should or shouldn’t use them!

Career Development
September 15, 2023
3 Minutes
General Principles Of Food Safety In Food Processing

Food and beverage manufacturing requires strict food safety protocols. We explore the top guidelines for maintaining proper sanitary levels at your plant.

Career Development
September 12, 2023
3 Minutes
How to Write an ATS-Friendly Resume For Food And Beverage Manufacturing

Getting your resume in front of a hiring manager can make or break your food and beverage manufacturing career. Here’s how to write an ATS-friendly resume.

Career Development
August 31, 2023
4 minutes
How To Use LinkedIn In A Food And Beverage Manufacturing Job Search

LinkedIn can help speed up your job search if done right. Here’s how food and beverage manufacturing professionals can use LinkedIn for job hunting.

Career Development
August 22, 2023
3 Minutes
Best Food Safety Certifications For Food Safety Professionals

Are you looking to level up your food safety career? We explore the top training, courses, and certifications that can propel your career forward.

Career Development
August 9, 2023
4 Minutes
When You Should Decline A Job Offer

When looking to fill a food and beverage manufacturing position, feel free to reject an offer that seems off to you. Discover the red flags to avoid.

Career Development
July 26, 2023
3 Minutes
5 Social Media Tips For Your Food & Beverage Processing Job Search

Social media is a potent tool for job search and professional networking. Find a job on social media with these job-searching tips.

Career Development
July 10, 2023
2 Minutes
Top 6 Risk-Management Skills You Need to Be a Successful Maintenance Manager

Food and beverage maintenance managers handle risk daily. We explore the 6 Top risk-management skills maintenance managers needs to succeed.

Career Development
June 20, 2023
2 Minutes
7 Ways Regulatory Managers Stay Up to Date With Regulation

Food safety regulations can change overnight. We explore the top 7 ways regulatory managers can keep abreast of the latest food safety regulations.

Industry Updates
June 16, 2023
2 Minutes
Alternative Protein: Raising Edible Insects In Canada

Insects are growing as an alternative protein source. Here’s what the edible insects market means for Canada’s processing industry.

Industry Updates
May 31, 2023
3 Minutes
How To Showcase Your Technical Skills To Non-Technical People

How you showcase your technical skills to a non-technical hiring manager can make or break an interview. Here are our 3 tips to get it right.

Career Development
May 19, 2023
3 Minutes
5 Best Skills to Learn For Your Role As A Supply Chain Manager

What skills will the supply chain manager of tomorrow require? We explore the top 5 skills every supply manager will need to know to future-proof their career.

Candidate-Employer Relationship
April 28, 2023
4 Minutes
Food And Beverage Manufacturing: How To Know If I’m Getting Paid Enough

Many food and beverage manufacturing workers often earn less than their colleagues. Learn how to prove you are underpaid.

Industry Updates
January 31, 2023
2 Minutes
Robots Coming To Canada And What It Means for Meat Processing Professionals

The idea that robots coming to Canada’s meat processing workplace will replace workers is misplaced. Robots will bring other jobs while replacing manual work.

Candidate-Employer Relationship
January 26, 2023
3 Minutes
Handling Harassment In The Food And Beverage Manufacturing Industry

Promoting a safe workplace is critical. We discuss tips and resources for recognising and addressing abuse in the food and beverage manufacturing industry.

Industry Updates
January 24, 2023
3 Minutes
The Labour Shortfall Facing Canada’s Meat Processing Industry

Critical labour shortages are impacting Canada’s meat processing industry. We explore what this means for qualified meat processing professionals.

Candidate-Employer Relationship
January 19, 2023
4 Minutes
How to Discuss Your Career Growth with Your Boss

Not sure how to discuss your career goals with your plant supervisor? QTalent provides the top tips on effective discussions to ensure your success.

Industry Updates
January 17, 2023
3 Minutes
Are Canadian Meat Processing Workers Being Exploited?

Meat processing professionals have experienced their share of exploitation in the Canadian meat processing industry. Discover the state of this gloomy recruitment landscape.

Industry Updates
January 12, 2023
4 Minutes
Plant-Based Dairy Alternatives: Cure To Canada’s Dairy Issue

Can plant-based milk be the answer to Canada’s dairy processing problem? Explore the impact of plant-based dairy alternatives in the dairy processing industry.

Career Development
January 10, 2023
4 Minutes
How To Return To Work After The Holidays Stress-free

Getting back to work after a long break breeds anxiety and fatigue. It’s essential for food & beverage processing workers to learn how to return to work after the holidays stress-free.

Industry Updates
January 5, 2023
3 Minutes
Canada‘s Agenda To Increase Red Meat Exports

Canada's meat processing industry is increasing red meat exports. We explore the new opportunities this opens for highly-skilled technical talent.

Candidate-Employer Relationship
January 3, 2023
5 Minutes
Questions to Ask at the End of an Interview

QTalent explores the best questions to ask at the end of an interview to set you up for a successful food and beverage manufacturing career.

Industry Updates
December 27, 2022
4 Minutes
PPE: Gender Bias in the Canadian Workplace

PPE for women in Canadian workplaces has become a severe bone of contention. We explore the problem and likely solutions.

Industry Updates
December 20, 2022
4 Minutes
The Increase In Medical Food Production

The medical food production industry is perfectly positioned for ambitious food scientists looking for a challenge. We explore why.

Career Development
December 15, 2022
3 Minutes
How To Tackle Job Rejection

Struggling to handle job rejection? Here is how top food processing technicians tackle job rejection and come back to achieve career success.

Industry Updates
December 13, 2022
5 Minutes
Top Food Recalls In 2022

QTalent looks at the top food recalls across Canada in 2022 and how an Effective Traceability System can improve food safety and mitigate food recalls.

Industry Updates
December 8, 2022
5 Minutes
Canada's Mission On Sustainable Packaging

Plastics have proven a considerable menace to our environment for a few decades. Find out how Canada is dealing with it through sustainable packaging.

Career Development
December 6, 2022
5 Minutes
How To Make Your Cover Letter Captivating

Writing a cover letter for food and beverage manufacturing job positions can be daunting. We explore the dos and don’ts of writing a cover letter for a resume.

Industry Updates
December 1, 2022
3 Minutes
Career Development
November 29, 2022
4 Minutes
Health and Wellness Tips For Employees in the Food & Beverage Manufacturing Industry

Physical and mental health is first and foremost for longevity at the workplace. Learn some health and wellness tips in the food & manufacturing industry to help you thrive.

Industry Updates
November 25, 2022
5 Minutes
Canada: The Globe's Next Meatless Protein Superpower

Canada has been making waves in the global plant-based meat industry. Discover the factors behind the increased meatless protein production now and in the future.

Candidate-Employer Relationship
November 22, 2022
4 Minutes
Why Your Job Title Is Limiting Your Job Prospects

Food and beverage manufacturing job titles differ from company to company, impacting your job search. Discover how the correct job title can propel your career.

Industry Updates
November 17, 2022
3 Minutes
Emerging Technologies for Processing Food in 2022

Technology impacts the food processing industry. Discover how new technologies impact quality assurance, supply chain, food safety, and R&D careers!

Career Development
November 14, 2022
4 Minutes
Let's Talk Resumes: What to include, what to ditch!

What should you include in your resume? We investigate the proven techniques for writing a successful resume for food and beverage professionals.

Industry Updates
November 10, 2022
4 Minutes
Why Ontario Is The Country's Leading Food & Beverage Manufacturer

Ontario is the leading food & beverage manufacturer in Canada. We explore why Ontario is ideal for highly-skilled food and beverage manufacturing professionals.

Candidate-Employer Relationship
November 7, 2022
3 Minutes
How does the candidate experience help or hinder the hiring process?

Does the candidate's experience help or hinder the hiring process? We look at the impact the candidate experience has on hiring highly-skilled candidates.

Candidate-Employer Relationship
October 28, 2022
4 minutes
Quiet Quitting: What’s The Next Move?

Are you quiet quitting and don’t know it? It can be easy to do, especially in the food & beverage production industry. Find out what is quiet quitting and what to do if you think you are.

Candidate-Employer Relationship
October 25, 2022
4 minutes
What is a Good Candidate Experience?

Your candidate experience is important in deciding the company you want to work for. Find out what a good candidate experience looks like.

Career Development
October 20, 2022
3 minutes
The Headache of Searching for a Job in the Food & Beverage Manufacturing Industry

Finding a job in food & beverage manufacturing can be hard. Don't limit yourself to the same old job boards. We give you tips to job search like a pro.

Candidate-Employer Relationship
October 18, 2022
4 minutes
Top Skills Food Manufacturing Professionals Will Need In 2023

The food and beverage manufacturing industry is changing. Here are the top skills professionals will need to compete in the future workforce.

Candidate-Employer Relationship
October 14, 2022
3 Minutes
Top 5 Things To Help You Understand What Employers Are Looking For

What skills help food and beverage professionals find positions? QTalent lists the five most desirable skills employers look for when hiring experienced candidates.

Candidate-Employer Relationship
October 10, 2022
3 Minutes
Should a Company's Lack of Technology be a Deal Breaker?

Is a company’s level of technology advancement important in the food and beverage processing industry? Discover which technology counts for your career growth.

Candidate-Employer Relationship
November 1, 2022
4 minutes
What The Ontario Agri-Careers Support Initiative Really Means for Employees

Is your potential employer part of the Ontario Agri-Careers Support Initiative? If they are, it could mean better employee benefits and other perks for you.

Career Development
October 6, 2022
4 minutes
Raising The Bar: Top 5 Quality Assurance Courses for Career Growth in Food and Beverage Manufacturing

Are you looking to advance your quality assurance career in food and beverage manufacturing? Discover which certifications can propel your career forward.

Career Development
October 4, 2022
4 minutes
How To Advance Your Engineering Career in The Food & Beverage Manufacturing Industry

If you’re looking to advance your food engineering career in the food & beverage manufacturing industry, take a look at the certifications that could get you ahead of the game.

Career Development
September 29, 2022
3 minutes
The Truth About Career Advancement In Food & Beverage Processing

QTalent’s must-read tips to advance your career as a food and beverage processing professional through certifications and skills development programmes.

Candidate-Employer Relationship
September 22, 2022
3 minutes
How To Negotiate Your Worth As A Food Manufacturing Worker

Applying for a new job as a food and beverage manufacturing worker in Canada? QTalent provides expert advice on negotiating your worth.

Candidate-Employer Relationship
August 31, 2022
3 minutes
Apply To The Company, Not The Job - Here's Why!

Finding the right career fit in the food and beverage manufacturing industry is hard. QTalent’s talent discovery platform lets you advance your career.

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