Interview Silver Bullet? Ask This Follow-up Question to Land the Job You Want in 2017

“So, what keeps you up at night?” While on a job interview, a Kinsa candidate recently posed this follow-up question to the CEO at one of our client companies. The candidate listened to the CEO’s response, and then replied with how he (the candidate) could help solve the CEO’s problem and make the company more… Read more »

Movin’ On, Over and Up: Kinsa’s Best Career Transition Advice

Want to relocate to another city? Interested in moving into a different field within the food & beverage industry? Prepping for your next promotion? Kinsa Group has you covered. Today, we’re presenting our best career transition advice for food & beverage professionals looking to make a change – by moving on, over or up:  … Read more »

The Big Payoff: Which Food & Beverage Categories See the Highest Pay Increases?

How much do you need to offer to land a candidate in dairy? Bakery? Meats? What’s the standard pay increase job changers can expect in sales? QA? Supply chain? Great questions! Whether you’re a food & beverage employer that’s hiring, or an industry job seeker who’s negotiating salary or a raise, you need to know… Read more »

If You Build it, Will They Come? How to Get More Recruiters to Look at Your LinkedIn Profile

You’re a LinkedIn All-Star. You’ve spent countless hours pouring over your profile: choosing a keyword-rich title honing your summary uploading project examples garnering recommendations joining groups following influencers You even added your volunteering experience. Now that you’ve created an amazing Profile, you can just sit back, relax, and wait for the food & beverage jobs… Read more »

How Much is Enough? Food & Beverage Salary Increase Data

How much do you need to offer to land the best candidate? What’s the standard pay increase job changers can expect in the food & beverage industry? These are great questions – and ones we encounter nearly every day. Obviously, employers want to know the “magic number” they need to present, to ensure their first… Read more »

Can a Single Conversation Change Your Life? Networking tips for food & beverage professionals

Can a single conversation really change your life? Absolutely. Whether you’re searching for the ideal food & beverage opportunity, or searching for the ideal candidate, a simple exchange with the right person can cultivate a meaningful connection. Ultimately, a single conversation can be life-altering – connecting you with your ideal job or candidate. Last December,… Read more »

Off the Beaten Path: 5 Unusual Ideas for Accelerating Your Food & Beverage Career Growth

Your resume may get you hired, but it won’t get you promoted. Getting ahead in your food & beverage career depends on what you achieve, how you present yourself and the choices you make at work each day. So stack the deck in your favor with these five career growth tips. Admittedly, they’re a bit… Read more »

What You Need to Know to Get on a Recruiter’s LinkedIn Radar

Every food & beverage professional knows that you need to be on LinkedIn to: increase your visibility; widen your sphere of influence; build your reputation; and move your career forward. But the savviest job seekers take LinkedIn activity to a whole new level – by optimizing their profiles for LinkedIn Recruiter. What is LinkedIn Recruiter… Read more »

Get Outside Your Food & Beverage Career “Comfort Zone”

Push yourself. Stretch yourself. Get outside of your “comfort zone.” At several points in your career, you’ll be faced with a critical choice: grow or stagnate. The path you take will be largely determined by your willingness to take critical new roles that stretch you. Challenge you. And, frankly, make you a little uncomfortable. Whether… Read more »

Your Food & Beverage Career is Like a Garden

The better you tend your career, the more it will grow. When you first get out of school, you’re not handed a bountiful career. You’re given something more like a patch of earth, with the seeds of knowledge and the right tools to cultivate it. Like a fruitful garden, it takes years of persistence, hard… Read more »