Tami Dumond, Director of Quality Assurance at Omeat and Founder of Qronika Consulting, discusses her career, how to bring the entire team in on food safety and quality training, and why all jobs and experiences contribute to making you a better leader.
Morrine Omolo, Ph.D., Food Safety Extension Specialist in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota, highlights the challenges—and opportunities—for food safety professionals amidst the burgeoning Cottage Food industry, and shares her journey from the child of a farm manager to a career in food safety research and training.
Coaching is a powerful addition to the classic training and education model. In this article, I will explain what coaching is, how it differs from training, some key benefits and evidence of its effectiveness for food industry professionals.
Steve Min, Executive Vice President of R&D and Quality Assurance at International Dairy Queen (IDQ) reflects on his career path and shares advice for young professionals who are interested in pursuing and/or expanding their careers in food safety.
Melody Ge, Director of Food Safety & Quality at StarKist and Founder of Women in Food Safety discusses her career, advice for young food safety professionals, and how curiosity and compassion fuel her work and life.
Ingrid Munoz, FSQA Manager at the StarKist Galapesca, shares how passion, discipline, determination and a willingness to step out of the comfort zone have propelled her career, and can also propel a new generation of female FSQA leaders.
The 10th Annual Food Safety Consortium took place in Parsippany, New Jersey, on October 19-21, featuring panel discussions and presentations on the biggest challenges in food safety.
Rena Pierami, managing director of Pierami Consulting and former VP of Technical Services at Mérieux NutriSciences, shares her advice on leadership and how to achieve a successful career in management without compromising your standards.
When working with diverse cultures and multigenerational employees, communication and an open mind is key, says Vanessa Lindstrom of United Airlines.
Putting in the work to achieve success includes proactively seeking out opportunities, asking the questions and developing the relationships, says Jennifer McEntire of United Fresh Produce Association.