Finding the Right Fit: Is Values-Based Recruiting Right for Your Food & Beverage Organization?

One of the biggest challenges facing HR and other food & beverage hiring managers is finding candidates who are the “right fit” for their respective organizations. But just what, exactly, is the “right fit”? For many employers, it means finding a candidate who shares the same belief systems and values as the company’s, and who… Read more »

Keys to Predicting Success in Food & Beverage Executives

Can nice guys (or gals) finish first? That is the question that John Hausknecht, assistant professor of Human Resource Studies at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, wanted to know.  In conjunction with Green Peak Partners, a Denver-based organizational consulting firm, Hausknecht and his research team conducted a unique longitudinal study of 72… Read more »

Make Balance a Priority

Smart work/life balance tips to reduce stress and give you more time Meetings.  Soccer practice.  Long hours.  Project deadlines.  Yard work. Given all the responsibilities you have both on the job and at home, you may feel that a healthy work/life balance is unrealistic right now:  spending more time at work may cause you to… Read more »

Ways Kinsa Group’s Technology Can Jump Start Your Job Search

If you are looking for a job in the food & beverage industry, then you know that using technology in your search process can be both complex and somewhat intimidating.  But while it is only a piece of the whole process of finding a job today, savvy job seekers like you should try to leverage… Read more »

Pressure Cooker: Rising Commodity Input Costs Impacting Food & Beverage Organizations

Droughts in Russia.  Floods in Brazil.  Growing consumption in emerging markets. What do these three have in common? They’ve all contributed to a massive rise in input costs for food & beverage companies.  Case in point:  agricultural commodity prices rose by nearly 50% between January 2010 and January 2011. A February 22nd Business Wire release… Read more »

Hiring Still Slow? Now is the Time to Review Your Employment Screening Process

The BLS Employment Situation Summary continues to paint an anemic economic picture. Economists continue to talk about a “jobless recovery,” with many employers focusing on productivity gains, as opposed to hiring, to manage any increases in business. What’s the upside? Well, if your company isn’t focused on hiring right now, it may be the perfect… Read more »

Hiring Challenges? Food & Beverage Recruiters Can Help You Overcome Them

Creating a cohesive team of high-performing food & beverage professionals for your organization is no small task.  Factors like location, lack of time and a shortage of truly qualified applicants can complicate your hiring process. Here are a few common recruiting challenges food & beverage employers face, along with the ways a specialized recruiter like… Read more »

Food & Beverage Professionals – Kinsa’s Top Talent

The following food & beverage industry professionals are experienced, motivated and ready to perform for your organization: DIRECTOR OF SALES / DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CANDIDATE INITIALS: S. T. CN: 88930 SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Outstanding!  Move this candidate to the top of your list.  At a great point in his career, this seasoned professional has: … Read more »

The Strategic Job Change for Food & Beverage Job Seekers

Should you stay or should you go? In a time when good jobs are harder to find, you may be tempted to just “stay put” – even if your current food & beverage position lacks the potential you desire.  But if you look at your career from a strategic point of view, there are several… Read more »

Keep Employee Turnover From Cutting Into Your Profits

While employees may leave your organization for any number of reasons, one thing is certain – turnover is costly.  In fact, replacing a senior food & beverage industry executive can easily add-up to tens of thousands of dollars.  To prevent employee turnover from cutting into your company’s profits, use these tips to retain your best… Read more »