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 »

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 »

Your First 90 Days: You May Actually Know It All, but Should You Show It?

You’re smart. Experienced. Full of fresh ideas. That’s why you got the job! But to position yourself for long-term success (and not be viewed as a potential threat), make sure you share your expertise and insight the right way. Today, Kinsa continues our series of posts designed to help individuals like you (i.e., the newly… Read more »

Optimize Your Food Science Resume

Searching for professional jobs in Food Science, Food Technology or R&D? Take five minutes to read this post – it’s just for you. Today, Kinsa’s food & beverage industry experts explain how to optimize your Food Science resume – so it stands out and showcases your talent: Laurie Hyllberg, Vice President, and Robert Navarro, Senior… Read more »

Get the Food & Beverage Career You Want: 6 Tips for Working with an Executive Recruiter

Career opportunities are becoming more plentiful. But that’s doesn’t mean your job search will be easy! Finding the right executive food & beverage position – one that offers the career growth, compensation and culture you want – can be challenging. Time-consuming. And at times, really frustrating. That’s where Kinsa comes in. As we mentioned in… Read more »

Make Yourself a Stronger Food & Beverage Candidate by Sharing Others’ Content

Looking for fresh ways to stand out from job competitors and get noticed by recruiters? Maintaining a professional blog or social media account is a perfect place to start. Well written content is ideal for: showcasing your business acumen; sharing your unique thoughts; and demonstrating that you stay current on trends affecting your industry. But… 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 »

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 »

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Pros and Cons of Including a LinkedIn Photo

As most of us scroll through LinkedIn’s list of “People You May Know,” we automatically categorize profile pictures into one of three categories: The Good: people with professional photos that make them appear confident and competent. The Bad: people whose photos are blurry, poorly lit or awkward. The Ugly: people whose photos are so inappropriate… 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 »