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 »

How To Write a Modern Cover Letter Addressing Employer Pain

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We’re speaking figuratively, of course! But if you’re tired of sending garden-variety cover letters into the recruiting void, a modern cover letter — a Pain Letter™ — may increase your odds of landing an initial interview. What’s a “Pain Letter™,” you ask? Liz Ryan, CEO and Founder of The Human Workplace, has written extensively on this topic…. Read more »

Food & Beverage Career Success: 6 Steps to Landing an Amazing LinkedIn Recommendation

“Grade A.” “Non-GMO.” “USDA Certified Organic.” When you’re evaluating food brands, phrases like these provide assurance that you’ll get what you expect. Great, but what do LinkedIn recommendations have to do with food labeling? Just as a “USDA Certified Organic” stamp validates a food brand, a strong LinkedIn recommendation validates your personal brand. When a… Read more »

The Power Principle: Build This ONE THING to Fast-Track Your Food & Beverage Career

Growth minded? Upwardly mobile? Interested in being a leader – not a follower? Then you need to master the art of influence. In today’s flatter, team-based and dynamic organizations, influence is power. It’s what makes people: respect and appreciate you; listen to your ideas; follow you willingly. Influence obviously offers countless advantages for your career… Read more »

Money Talk: The 5 Smartest Questions to Get the Salary You Deserve

The deck is stacked in their favor. Most food & beverage employers are experts at salary negotiations (because they do it all the time) and won’t give you their best salary offer right out of the gate. Want to level the playing field? You don’t have to be an expert negotiator to land the salary… Read more »

Resume Optimization Tips & Resume Advice from Kinsa Group

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Resume Optimization Tips What do today’s food & beverage recruiters want to see on your resume? Kinsa Group has the information you need in this recap of our resume optimization tips series dedicated to a specific professional job category within the food & beverage industry. Food Science resumes optimization tips Plant Operations Manager / Food Production resumes optimization tips… Read more »

Why Are Some Food & Beverage Professionals 40X MORE LIKELY to Be Contacted on LinkedIn?

It’s pretty simple: they’ve achieved “All-Star” status. In fact, professionals with a LinkedIn All-Star rating are 40 times more likely to receive opportunities through LinkedIn. Forty times! More than likely, you already have a profile – but if all you’ve done is uploaded your resume, you’re missing out on a huge opportunity to differentiate yourself… Read more »