The global foodservice industry experienced a 61% rise in new job postings related to social responsibility in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s whitepaper on Social Responsibility in Foodservice – Hiring Activity in Q3 2022. This compares to a 127% increase versus Q3 2021.
Notably, Food Preparation Workers jobs accounted for a 10% share of the global foodservice industry’s social responsibility-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, up 829% over the prior quarter.
Food Preparation Workers, with a share of 10%, emerged as the top social responsibility-related job roles within the foodservice industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 829% quarter-on-quarter. Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers came in second with a share of 8% in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 94% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent social responsibility roles include Foodservice Managers with a 7% share in Q3 2022, Cooks with a 7% share of new job postings.
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Compass Group, McDonald's, Denny's and Sodexo. Together they accounted for a combined share of 190% of all social responsibility-related active jobs in the foodservice industry.
The largest share of social responsibility-related new job postings in the foodservice industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 67% followed by the UK (20%) and Canada (8%). The share represented by the US was seven percentage points higher than the 60% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.