Hiring for Multiple Key Roles During A Pandemic In The Midst Of A Department Relocation

Our client, a global leader in the health, wellness, and nutrition industry contacted Kinsa Group for assistance to build their Marketing and R&D team as they relocated their operations to Southern California.

After making the decision to move these departments across the country, our client was faced with a need to fill multiple openings quickly. Not only was the need immediate, but the COVID-19 pandemic was also in full-force.

Faced with the challenge to recruit highly qualified candidates, our recruiting team stepped up to partner with our client to build an amazing and diverse team.

Communication & Organization Keys to Hiring Success

A Kinsa Group Account Manager worked closely with our client’s team to develop job descriptions, blending their internal requirements and terminology with industry standards to attract the right candidates for their roles. Working with multiple hiring managers and interview panels–organization and communication skills were key to keep the process going.

During an eight-month period, our client hired 11 highly qualified professionals from Kinsa Group referrals including:

  • A Senior Brand Manager of Integrated Market Communications
  • Three Brand Managers
  • Three Associate Brand Managers
  • A Senior Project Manager
  • An R&D Innovation & Science Manager, and
  • Two Packaging Engineers.

In the end, Team Kinsa Group helped our client match the right professionals to these critical roles. Here are a few comments from our client and placed candidates about their service experience with us:

Good morning, I accepted the offer last night and received confirmation from HR. Thank you for all your help, patience and guidance throughout this journey. I am most grateful for your sharp intuition of talent and matching us with the right team and company. You really define the term changing people’s lives, and you changed mine for the better. Thank you again and wishing you a wonderful day! – Candidate

This is wonderful news! Thank you!! So excited they will join our team! Thank you so much for helping us build an amazing and diverse Nutrition team in California! Really appreciate the support. – VP of Marketing

Other Candidate comments received included: “friendly staff, supportive and responsive, pleasant experience, so helpful, I’ve had a great experience.”

Need to grow your team?

Trust Kinsa Group with your next food & beverage search. Whether you’re looking for a C-level executive, a quality assurance professional, or a sales leader, we offer a variety of search packages designed to deliver the best and brightest talent for you.

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