Printer Friendly
The Free Library
22,725,466 articles and books

Moving on up the food chain.

Professionals in the food industry say career progression progression, in mathematics, sequence of quantities, called terms, in which the relationship between consecutive terms is the same. An arithmetic progression is a sequence in which each term is derived from the preceding one by adding a given number, d,  is the most important factor in deciding to apply for a job, according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.

2. In keeping with: according to instructions.

 the latest survey by Leading Edge, IGD's development and networking forum for managers in the food and grocery industry.

Close to half the respondents In the context of marketing research, a representative sample drawn from a larger population of people from whom information is collected and used to develop or confirm marketing strategy.  (45.6%) rate career progression as the main reason tot applying for fobs, above other factors such as challenging work, training and development opportunities or an effective graduate programme.

Over three quarters of respondents (79%) also say that opportunities for career progression will encourage them to stay with their current employer, ranking above feeling appreciated (72%) and money and perks perk 1  
v. perked, perk·ing, perks

1. To stick up or jut out: dogs' ears that perk.

2. To carry oneself in a lively and jaunty manner.

Leading Edge Business Development Manager Shanna Ritchie Ritchie as a name is a surname, and may also occur as a given name or diminutive. It may refer to:
  • Albert Ritchie, governor of Maryland, 1920-35
  • Allison Ritchie
  • Andrew Jackson Ritchie
  • Andy Ritchie, English footballer (b.
 says the results reflect improved perceptions of career opportunities in the food and grocery industry. "The rapid pace of change and growth in the industry in the past few years provides previously unthought-of career opportunities.

"The old perception that jobs in food and grocery are simply about stocking shelves is dying rapidly, as the UK's best and brightest minds are attracted by the opportunities to progress," she says.

Ritchie adds that for companies to attract and retain the best, most ambitious candidates, they need to give employees the skills to climb the ladder ladder

walking under one can bring only misfortune. [Western Folklore: Leach, 598]

See : Luck, Bad


stood upon by Joseph to remove nails holding Christ to the cross.
 and develop networks across the industry.

"This includes making contacts, exchanging ideas at events and using online resources to create virtual networks. Leading Edge is uniquely positioned to develop skills, knowledge and networks for professionals in the food and grocery industry."

Leading Edge's new website provides professionals across the food and grocery industry with an online resource to upskill and create virtual networks.

"Leading Edge is creating an online community for food and grocery skills development. We are encouraging Leading Edge members to get involved and make the most of these opportunities," concludes Ritchie.

Contact Leading Edge IGD IgD
immunoglobulin D


immunoglobulin D. See immunoglobulin.
 (Tel) 01923 857141 Visit (Web)
COPYRIGHT 2007 Food Trade Press Ltd.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2007 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 Reader Opinion




Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:INFORMALIA
Publication:Food Trade Review
Date:Apr 1, 2007
Previous Article:Vandagraf generates new report.
Next Article:Events.

Related Articles
New food safety regulations and standards set the food industry a new challenge.
Food processing companies asked to take advantage of booming Peterborough agri-food sector.
Culina Logistics.
Food and drink trends.
Tipping towards fair wages.
The other fast food nation: organic choices for people on the go.
Sustainable food policy research project.
Allott link up with Food Chain at University.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters