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 »

The Young and the Restless: How to Lead and Develop New Food & Beverage Managers

They’re ambitious. Full of fresh ideas. Amazingly tech-savvy. They’re millennial food & beverage managers, and they can be an amazing asset to your organization if you lead and develop them properly. Here’s why: They’re natural learners. Millennials are used to a professional and personal world that’s rapidly changing. As a result, young professionals are comfortable… 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 »

4 Ways to Improve Your Relationship with Your Manager

Having a healthy, positive work relationship with your boss is an indispensable career management tool. It can: increase your job satisfaction; provide stability during stressful times at work; enable you to resolve issues more quickly; create opportunities for you to take on new responsibilities, projects and challenges; put you in prime position for raises and… Read more »

Top 7 Secrets to Success During Your First 90 Days on the Job

Change: it’s one of the few constants in your life – and your career. Whether you’ve recently changed employers, switched departments or taken a promotion within your food & beverage organization, your first 90 days sets the tone for your future success. And more than likely, your new role will bring with it a whole… Read more »

Your First 90 Days: 4 Ways to Build the Right Relationships for Success in Your New Food & Beverage Role

Recently received a promotion? Starting out in a new food & beverage organization? Congratulations! A shiny new professional role brings tremendous opportunity – if you play your cards right. Follow these tips to help “stack the deck in your favor” during your first 90 days on the job. Get to know your team. Learn colleagues’ and key… Read more »

Job Search Not as Hot as the Weather?

According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics employment data: The unemployment rate declined by .3% in May to 4.7% – the first significant drop since August 2015. Total job openings are holding steady at around 5.8 million, and job openings within nondurable goods manufacturing jumped markedly from the previous month’s data (from 170,000 openings… Read more »

Protect What’s Yours! Prevent Candidate Drop-off and Poaching

If you’ve ever recruited food & beverage professionals, you know how much time, expense and effort goes into sourcing, screening, interviewing and vetting them. And if you’ve ever lost a top candidate – after investing all that time and effort – you know how demoralizing the loss can be. What causes candidate drop-off? Several factors… Read more »

Kinsa CareerEdge December Webinars

      Register today for the following free webinars on Kinsa CareerEdge. Login or create an account; then click the WEBINAR Tab to reserve your spot.     Topic: Re-THINK – Finding Your Passion, Purpose and Power Date: Thursday, December 3rd Time: 12:00 pm EST (9:00 am PST, 10:00 am MST, 11:00 am CST) Registration Link:… Read more »