The Anchor Effect: How to Make a Great Impression on Your Interviewer

Ever heard of the “anchor effect”? If you’re unfamiliar with the concept, here’s a quick overview of how it works: When you meet someone new, your brain quickly latches onto assumptions that create the “anchor” for every evaluation you make about them thereafter. Why? The human brain loves patterns and predictably. So, in an attempt… 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 »

Food & Beverage Career Feeling a Bit Stale? Move Beyond Your Career Plateau!

How’s work? Are you feeling challenged and passionate… …or a little stale? We all have periods of growth and stagnancy in our careers; a certain ebb and flow is to be expected. But if it’s been a year or more since you felt truly challenged at work or excited about new responsibilities or projects, your… Read more »