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 »

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 »