There Is a Better Way to Give Employee Feedback

Employee Feedback

It seems fairly universal that most employees face their annual performance with an underlying sense of dread. Little do many employees know that managers often feel the same anxiety and worry over digging into a year’s worth of feedback in a single session. Department managers need to consult with the human resource manager to make… Read more »

Hiring? Forget Your Calendar; Grab a Stopwatch Instead

Tick, tock. Every day that national account manager position goes unfilled hurts your bottom line. Tick, tock. Every day that promising quality assurance management candidate waits to hear back from you is another day a competitor has to poach him. Tick, tock. Every day that plant manager position remains vacant slows your manufacturing operations down… Read more »

Using First Impressions Wisely in Recruiting

Every day, first impressions shape how people interact with each other and how they feel about those interactions. They influence how people engage with all aspects of the world around them–including recruiting. Given how much of recruiting comes down to understanding and evaluating people in a limited amount of time, one could argue that much… Read more »

“A Recruiter from Our Biggest Competitor Just Called Me.”

Wouldn’t it be great if employees who were disgruntled, disengaged or actively seeking a new job would be completely honest – and just tell you they’re getting ready to quit? For poor performers, you’d probably welcome their speedy departure. But for those exceptionally talented food & beverage professionals? Well, at least you’d have a fighting… Read more »

Recruiting the Best Talent: 7 Tactics

A lot of change and objective setting is occurring to realign business strategies for success. When it comes to recruiting great talent, there are always new ways to try to fill positions quickly and in a cost-effective manner. Now is a perfect time to refresh old methods with these seven tactics for recruiting the best talent…. Read more »

Interview Smarter – and Find Your Ideal (part 1 of 3): Make Like a Boy Scout…

…and be prepared! When you interview a food & beverage candidate for a professional or executive role, you expect that individual to have: researched your organization; practiced answers to common interview questions; created a list of follow up questions for you. Guess what? Your candidate expects the same from you! In a job market where… Read more »

Want the Upper Hand in Your Next Food & Beverage Interview? Read This!

Time for a little hiring math. In a food & beverage interview: Great questions + Great answers = successful employment connections Admittedly, this isn’t the type of revelation that would rival the likes of those made by Pythagoras or Fibonacci. But it’s a critical equation for anyone looking to get the upper hand in an… Read more »

3 Essential Elements of a STANDOUT Food & Beverage Job Posting

Starting Salary: $2,000,000 Recruiting A-level professionals would be so much easier if you could just afford to offer every candidate a multi-million dollar salary. But we live in the real world, and we have to deal with real recruiting challenges: limited budgets, tight hiring deadlines and talent shortages. If you can’t advertise $2 million salaries,… Read more »

How HR Metrics & Big Data Can Transform Hiring

big data

If there is one thing I know for sure, it’s that data changes lives. It helps us decide on the home we want to purchase. It guides us in our decision when selecting a new and trendy restaurant during business and vacation travels. Big data is when Pinterest anticipates and suggests new pins for me… Read more »