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 »

Want to Catapult Your Career? Get on board.

A board of directors, that is! We know what you’re probably thinking: “I don’t have enough experience or the right connections to sit on a board of directors.” That’s a perfectly understandable mindset, especially if you’re in the early stages of your career. But before you completely discount the idea, consider the potential benefits to… Read more »

Revealing Tips from a Recruiter: Ask Your Candidates “Has Anything Changed?”

Great questions are powerful tools in gauging a candidate’s potential fit within your organization – and preventing unpleasant surprises. Are you asking the right ones, throughout the recruiting process? Several months ago, we shared a list of questions for food & beverage hiring managers that engage job seekers and prompt discussion to help. Today, we’d… Read more »

Turn the Tables: 5 Questions to Ask Your Executive Food & Beverage Recruiter

Over the last few years, we’ve provided a lot of great advice for food & beverage executives on how to answer interview questions, including: how to handle a panel interview; how to answer unusual interview questions; how to field tough phone interview questions. But today we’re turning the tables. When a recruiter contacts you with… Read more »

Kinsa Group Launches Mobile Website

Kinsa Group is pleased to announce the launch of its mobile website. Accessible from any web-enabled phone, smartphone or tablet, the site provides access to: Search Kinsa Group open jobs View Kinsa hot jobs Learn more about Kinsa Group Contact Kinsa recruiters via email or ‘click to call’ A link to the full Kinsa website According… Read more »

Promoting Gender Diversity in Food & Beverage Leadership

Neuroscientists have reported that men think differently than women. But that doesn’t mean they’re better leaders. Current statistics, however, might cause you to believe differently.  While women have made great strides in every profession – including those in the food & beverage industry – they still find fewer opportunities in executive offices and corporate boardrooms. … Read more »

Questions You Aren’t Asking – But Should Be!

Could asking few simple questions help you land your next food & beverage job? Absolutely.  Here’s why. An interviewer judges the questions you ask as carefully as the answers you give.  Asking irrelevant or ubiquitous questions (i.e., what are the work hours for this position?) shows a lack of preparation for the interview (and a… Read more »

New Interviewing Technology: How to Prepare for an Online Interview

More and more, food & beverage organizations are using real-time technology such as Skype to screen candidates and conduct initial interviews.  Online interviews deliver several benefits, allowing interviewers to “meet” candidates without incurring substantial travel expenses. For many food & beverage job seekers, an online interview is a convenient and less stressful way to interview… Read more »

Why Recruiters Beat Job Boards – Hands Down

Technology vs. the human touch. When it comes to your food & beverage job search, which is better?  Job board technology is certainly efficient.  With a few clicks you easily can apply for several jobs in under an hour – all from the comfort of your own home. But that same efficiency can work against… Read more »

Keys to Predicting Success in Food & Beverage Executives

Can nice guys (or gals) finish first? That is the question that John Hausknecht, assistant professor of Human Resource Studies at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, wanted to know.  In conjunction with Green Peak Partners, a Denver-based organizational consulting firm, Hausknecht and his research team conducted a unique longitudinal study of 72… Read more »