In last week’s post I reviewed some of the findings from this year’s Food Packaging Trends study.  One surprising trend is that, despite the economic downturn, industry executives are committed to increasing sustainability initiatives. But while it’s easy for a food packaging company to say they’re “going green,” some experts claim these businesses are “walking… Read more »

Every year, the Food Packaging Trends study helps us stay abreast of important shifts in North America’s food and beverage industry.  This year’s results reflect the impact of economic constraints on operations, as well as the importance of improving sustainability and flexibility. Here are some of the study’s key findings: Tighter belts.  45% of survey… Read more »

Congratulations – you’ve been invited in for an interview with a leading food & beverage employer.  This opportunity really has potential, and you want to nail the interview.  Now what?  Review this list of tips to make sure you have all your bases covered: Revisit your resume.  Make sure you know dates of employment, responsibilities,… Read more »

What business isn’t looking to control expenses? Staffing firms offer many effective solutions for reducing overhead, managing operating costs and improving organizational performance. Used effectively, staffing services can save you more than they cost. Here are some key ways you can use staffing to reduce costs in your organization: Convert fixed expenses to variable. Develop… Read more »