Travel Expenses for an Out-of-Town Food & Beverage Interview: Here’s What the Employer Should Pay

The phone screen is complete, and it’s time for the employer and candidate to meet for a face-to-face interview. This is great news! Except for one small problem: The food & beverage organization is located 250 miles away from the job seeker. During the hiring process, any conversation related to money can be a sensitive… Read more »

Resolution: Resume Redo

“Warning: Don’t hire me!” Is your food & beverage resume full of red flags, or does it green-light you as a candidate? If it’s the former, the New Year is a perfect time for a resume redo. Hiring managers are carefully trained to detect warning signs in your resume you might not be aware of,… Read more »

The Anchor Effect: How to Make a Great Impression on Your Interviewer

Ever heard of the “anchor effect”? If you’re unfamiliar with the concept, here’s a quick overview of how it works: When you meet someone new, your brain quickly latches onto assumptions that create the “anchor” for every evaluation you make about them thereafter. Why? The human brain loves patterns and predictably. So, in an attempt… Read more »

Post-Holiday-Party Remorse? Nope – Not You.

Will your behavior at the company holiday party help or hurt your career? It’s up to you. The way you conduct yourself at a corporate event can either strengthen relationships – or make you the laughing stock of your food & beverage organization. If the first option sounds better to you, make sure you avoid… Read more »

Is That Counteroffer a Trick or a Treat?

You were so close. You accepted that offer for an exciting new food & beverage position, tendered your resignation and felt great about the decision… …until you received a counteroffer. At first glance, that offer seemed like a great deal.Your employer offered you a raise with the potential for a promotion in the near future…. Read more »

What Do Stand-Out LinkedIn Profiles Have in Common? Here’s What Recruiters Say

As a food & beverage professional on the job hunt, you should do everything possible to make your LinkedIn profile stand out to recruiters, right? Well, right – assuming, however, that you make it stand out in a positive way. Food & beverage hiring managers rely heavily on LinkedIn to source candidates, spending lots of… Read more »

Interviewing for a Food & Beverage Position? Start Here.

Are you under- or over-prepared? Are you asking smart questions – or just monopolizing the conversation? Are you coming across as confident – or aggressive? With so much interview advice available online today, it can be tough to know which recommendations are right for you. But don’t worry; just trust our experts! Today, Kinsa presents… Read more »

New Management Job? Congratulations! Now Get to Work.

Landing a new management job is a cause for great celebration. You’ve undoubtedly worked extremely hard to achieve this next step in your career: putting in long hours, taking on extra work, and doing anything necessary to exceed your objectives. So, toss a little confetti in the air and bask in the glory of your… Read more »