Why Employee Well-Being Is Essential To Your Business

There are many lessons that food and beverage industry executives and HR managers can take from 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the importance of keeping a supply chain moving and inventory stocked, it’s critical to have protocols in place to provide and care for employees’ mental and physical health. Even without an… Read more »

Stay Healthy with National Handwashing Awareness Week

Did you know the first week in December is National Handwashing Awareness Week? And, with COVID cases spiking around the country, keeping our hands clean is one of the best lines of defense. So, get your workplace involved and have everyone brush up on their handwashing knowledge.   Why Handwashing Works When you wash your… Read more »

Each month, Kinsa CareerEdge™, powered by Kinsa Group, offers free weekly webinars to address topics most important to your job search. A live question and answer session is held at the end so you can get unstuck by what may be holding you back in your job hunt. Your Resume is DOA: When Your Job Search… Read more »

Illegal Interview Questions: "What is Your Current Salary?"

Attention Human Resources and Hiring Managers: Before you start preparing interview questions for prospective new hires in the food and beverage industry in the new year, be mindful of specific questions you cannot ask. Did you know, for example, there are many states in which it’s no longer legal to ask a candidate about their… Read more »

Is Now the Time to Change Our Sick Leave Policy?

When COVID-19 was declared a pandemic in March 2020, an estimated 4 in 10 hourly workers did not have any paid sick leave — something that often applies to restaurant staff and even non-salaried workers in food and beverage processing or distribution. The Department of Labor also notes that there is no federal mandate for… Read more »

Each month, Kinsa CareerEdge™, powered by Kinsa Group, offers free weekly webinars to address topics most important to your job search. A live question and answer session is held at the end so you can get unstuck by what may be holding you back in your job hunt. November Job Search Webinars Communicate More Effectively Date & Time:… Read more »

The Go-To Food & Beverage Interview Question Guide It is not always the most qualified person who gets hired; it is often the person who interviews the best. During an interview you need to effectively answer questions, stress your accomplishments, overcome any areas of concern, and know what questions to ask. An interview is the… Read more »

How to Eliminate Hidden Biases

People aren’t perfect. It’s something we all know to be true. When it comes to the hiring process, our imperfections could come out in unconscious and hidden biases. For food and beverage industry hiring managers, now is a great time to look at your recruiting and hiring practices and see where preferences might be overshadowing… Read more »

How to be Prepared for Another Potential Disruption in the Food Supply Chain

This year has been challenging for anyone in the food and beverage industry: from unexpected closings, to keeping supply chains running, to wondering whether a company will even make it through the year. It may not have been dire for everyone, of course, but there are some valuable lessons to be learned to prepare for… Read more »