’s Guest Writer Deb Calvert Makes a Case for Training and Development

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Leadership expert and trainer, Deb Calvert shares her wisdom on why now is the best time to be investing in training and development.'s Guest Writer Deb Calvert, President of People First Productivity Solutions

Developing your staff now will give you the competitive advantage needed to reap the rewards of industry projections., a website dedicated to career minded food and beverage professionals, welcomes leadership and training expert Deb Calvert, as its first guest writer for 2012. Calvert, who is the president of San Francisco Bay area-based People First Productivity Solutions is known in numerous industries and has worked with leading agriculture and produce organizations across the United States and throughout the food producing world including Mexico, Chile, Australia, Portugal, Spain and the Netherlands.

In today’s featured article, entitled "It’s a Prime Time for Training & Development in Food & Beverage Companies," Calvert shares industry statistics and feet on the street wisdom for investing in training and development right now. According to Calvert, “Both employers and job candidates may think that holding off until the economy improves is appropriate.” But Calvert continues, “There isn’t a single part of the food chain -fresh, packaged, manufactured, retail, wholesale, or food service that is not expected to grow. Developing your staff now will give you the competitive advantage needed to reap the rewards of industry projections."

In addition to corporate advantages, the article points to the projected growth the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects in food and beverage industry related job opportunities. Taking personal responsibility for professional growth can be the key to ensuring a satisfying career and provides any individual with a competitive advantage.

About: Food And Beverage People Media Group, LLC and its premiere website is for and about the people that drive the food and beverage industry in the United States. Industry professionals at every stage of their career will find the latest industry news, newsmakers, jobs and industry trends that will help inform their business and career decisions.


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