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Finding and Retaining Talent in the Food & Beverage Industry

May 10, 2023
We’re rounding out our workforce series with Jennifer D’Angelo, who is back on the podcast to talk about how food and beverage companies can upgrade a few of their practices for better workforce retention.

We’re capping off our conversation about food and beverage workforce issues with return guest Jennifer D’Angelo.

Jennifer, who is a vice president at Catena Solutions, was on back in March  talking about the correlation between the supply chain and workforce issues in the food and beverage industry. On today’s episode, we dig a little bit deeper about those issues and about the future of work for food manufacturers.

From interpreting job-fulfillment data to rethinking and retooling job descriptions, onboarding, and mentorship, you won’t want to miss this tip-filled episode. 

Follow along by the time stamps below

The future of work for food & beverage companies 1:33

Why food manufacturers seem resistance to change 2:34

Taking a closer look at job-related data 3:25

Conducting a brand audit 5:25

Retooling job descriptions 7:00

Onboarding flaws and how to fix them 8:22

Improving new-hire experience 9:48

Importance of mentorship in onboarding experience 12:14

The value of ‘stay’ surveys/interviews 14:31

Companies using best practices 19:10

About the Author

Erin A. Hallstrom

Erin Hallstrom oversaw our digital content strategy for the Food Processing brand from 2008-2023. She is now the Associate Director of SEO Strategy for Endeavor Business Media, where she holds technical certifications in both website analytics and search engine optimization. Most recently, she was named the 2022 Marianne Dekker Mattera Award Winner

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