The Best Food & Beverage Talent May Already be Working for You! Tips for identifying “hidden superstars” in your organization

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Where will you find your organization’s next great executive or professional? With talent markets tightening up, many food & beverage employers are looking internally to fill available positions. And with good reason. The truth is, the best food & beverage talent may already be on your team. The trick is identifying which individuals are truly… Read more »

Where’s All that “Greener Grass?” What to Do When Your Food & Beverage Job Isn’t What You Expected

It’s your worst nightmare – and it’s come true. You’ve recently accepted (what seemed to be) an amazing position. But after several weeks on the job, you start noticing problems. Big problems: You were told that the position would be challenging, but you don’t have the responsibilities you expected. Your boss promised lots of one-on-one… Read more »

The Telephone Interview: Tips for Success

Last week, we did a blog on “How to Answer the Interview Question Tell Me About Yourself”. In part two of this seven part interview tip series, we touch on tips for a successful phone interview.  Follow these eight tips on your next telephone interview and remember to call your Kinsa Recruiter afterward: 1.Confirm with… Read more »

The Secret Reasons Executive Food & Beverage Recruiters are Worth the Money

Never been one keen on using recruiters? We understand.  Your food & beverage organization may have an exceptional screening process, sound selection strategies and a great team of employees to show for it. So why would you need a recruiter? Top food & beverage executives and professionals are getting harder (and harder) to find. Baby… Read more »

Have You Ever Experienced the Dreaded Panel Interview from a Potential Food & Beverage Employer?

The good news?  You’ve been called in for an interview. The bad news?  It’s the dreaded panel interview. Fielding questions from not one, but an entire team of interviewers is enough to put even the most stalwart candidate’s stomach in knots.  After all, whether or not you land the position will depend largely upon how… 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 »

Kinsa CareerEdge June 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: Creating a Resume that Attracts Attention: Consult with the Expert Date: Tuesday, June 11th Time: 10:00 a.m. Description:  You will have the opportunity to learn about recent changes in the world of professional resume… Read more »

Walking Through Fire: Tips for Handling a Counter Offer from your Food & Beverage Employer the RIGHT Way

Receiving a counter offer from your food & beverage employer is flattering.  And tempting.  Watching your boss scramble to keep you in the fold by offering more money and/or responsibility certainly sounds like a good deal – but is it really the right choice? Probably not.  Here’s why: Your reputation with your boss may be… Read more »

Why Your Executive Food & Beverage Job Descriptions Aren’t Yielding the Best Candidates

Have you ever stopped to consider how central a job description is to effective food & beverage recruiting? A strong position description can: help you determine where to source the best candidates; provide accurate guidelines for determining the salary range; help you craft a more accurate job title; dramatically improve the quality of candidates who… Read more »

Conducting Food & Beverage Performance Reviews that Actually IMPROVE PERFORMANCE

Unlike the EPO that Lance Armstrong now admits he took for years, annual reviews are a widely sanctioned performance-enhancing tool. Still, employees and managers dread them – because they’re often uncomfortable and fail to do what they’re supposed to do:  improve performance.  In fact, according to a large survey conducted by WorldatWork, 58% of organizations… Read more »