Received a call or email recently saying you’re the perfect candidate for a high-salary job with a Fortune 500 food & beverage organization? That’s great! But before you hand over your personal information or pay a fee, make sure the recruiter – and the job – are real. It’s sad, but true: Fake recruiter scams… Read more »

As with most things in life, you should hope for the best but plan for the worst in the event that a valued employee leaves to join a competitor. Keep these tips in mind following such a move by a key employee. Stay On Good Terms With The Former Employee Whenever Possible Once your employee… Read more »

You know they’re coming: questions about your accomplishments, career plan and suitability as a candidate. So, stack the deck in your favor – and do your interview homework! While you never know exactly what questions you’ll be asked in an executive food & beverage interview, it’s likely you’ll field questions related to what you’ve achieved… Read more »

What’s the “secret” sales tool? Peer interviews. Peer interviews have been around forever – but in today’s talent market, they’re an essential (and frequently underused) sales method to help win over top candidates. Yes, we said “sales”! When it comes to closing the deal with exceptional food & beverage professionals, it’s helpful to think of… Read more »

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When An Employee Changes His Mind About Leaving   Employers might welcome notice of resignation from a troublesome employee as a simple solution to a problem. But what are the ramifications when the employee tries to rescind his resignation? In most cases, the better choice will be to reject the rescission and hold the employee… Read more »

“Who needed that job anyway?” You’ve defiantly asked that question dozens of times, attempting to convince yourself that you’re “just fine” – and immune to the fact that you’ve been out of work for weeks. But the truth? You’re frustrated. Overwhelmed. And even a little depressed. If you’re between jobs in the food & beverage… Read more »

Preparing for an upcoming phone interview? Sure, you need to answer questions effectively. And yes, you should temporarily evict your dog. But if you want to really nail your phone interview, you should also develop a strong vocal presence. What’s vocal presence? As the term implies, vocal presence is using your voice’s tone, color and… Read more »