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Food Safety Market Blog
A blog with articles related to food handler certification and education on food safety related issues.
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Good training is an investment in your future, so if you’re looking for food handler certification, don’t be tempted to cut corners. Apart from anything else, your time is valuable. If you’re going to sink hours into a food handler certification course, you need the best on the market.
There are many online food handler certification courses on the market. So many, in fact, that it’s hard to know how to choose a reputable program - one that will arm you with the knowledge you need to get a foodservice job, advance your career, and boost your resume.
Since 1997, the mission of FoodSafetyMarket has been to help businesses protect themselves and their customers through food safety education. Over the years, we’ve seen more than 100,000 food handlers receive certification through our programs. One of our absolute favourite parts of having created so many strong business relationships over the years is being able to hear how our team helped another business take its operations to a whole new level. Everybody loves a success story, and we’re very happy that we’ve been able to generate more than a few ourselves.
Meet Mark, a Corporate Training Manager at one of Canada’s largest chain of restaurants. While his responsibilities are many, the main focus of his job is dedicated to assessing the training needs of the company’s restaurant chains, evaluating the effectiveness of these training programs, and occasionally hiring consultants.
Elaine is a Quality Assurance Manager at the head office of a large chain of Canadian restaurants, and her days are devoted to fact-checking data, collating data, and feeding all of that information into various reports. Despite how boring that sounds, Elaine loves her job because she knows she plays a key role in helping her franchise owners and everyone else in the business be the best they can be.
For months now, the pandemic has been changing the way we live in big and small ways. The classroom is one of COVID-19’s most notable victims, completely changing the way we learn and interact with each other. Classrooms are now seen as a massive transmission risk to students and instructors alike, and the idea of placing many people together in a small room or auditorium without proper ventilation and physical distancing measures is now seen as unattractive to many.
Effective training can turn any employee into a superstar who can use their new skills and knowledge to help grow a business, increase the bottom line, and become a leader among colleagues. Unfortunately, not all training is equal. Bad training can go just as far in the opposite direction, destroying the potential of employees by giving them bad information, not teaching best practices, and encouraging cutting corners.