It’s tough out there. If you’re not seeing much progress with your job search in the food & beverage industry, here are a few key ways a Kinsa Group recruiting specialist can help you get an edge over your competitors: Industry expertise. At Kinsa, food & beverage industry recruiting is all we do.  From operations… Read more »

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” When you hear this saying, you may envision a nervous job seeker, compulsively straightening his suit and repeating his 30-second “personal sales pitch” before an interview.  But quite honestly, the saying is just as relevant for food & beverage hiring companies.  Why? When you… Read more »

The boomers are retiring. This is not news, of course, but their mass exodus from the workforce does create a potential problem for many organizations – namely, identifying new leaders to fill the boomers’ shoes.  In addition to closing the talent gap this generation will leave, other reasons to proactively develop new leaders include: Keeping… Read more »

Grant Thornton LLP recently collaborated with Food Processing magazine to study food processing branding trends.  Their survey of 114 companies examines where food and beverage manufacturers are distributing their goods, how they differentiate themselves, and which emerging trends are having the biggest impact on their businesses.  Here are a few of the study’s key findings: Balanced… Read more »

Right now you may be asking yourself, “Why would I need to go on an informational interview?” As an experienced food & beverage industry professional, you may think that an informational interview would be a waste of your time.  Because typically, informational interviews are associated with job seekers who are new to the employment market,… Read more »

Food safety is everyone’s responsibility. And according to a recent telephone survey by the not-for-profit health and safety group NSF International, many American consumers could benefit from some additional education on the subject. Here are a few key findings from the survey, which was conducted with a nationally representative sample of 1,000 respondents: In general,… Read more »

What would you do to get the job you want? These days, I’m seeing more and more news stories about the lengths people are going to in order to get hired.  Here are just a few: Walking the city streets while wearing a sandwich board that lists your professional credentials; Renting billboard space to promote… Read more »

If yours is like most forward-thinking food & beverage companies, you are integrating contract employees with direct staff to maximize resources and meet project objectives.  But are you getting the best results from your contract staff? To get the most from your contract personnel, you must understand their motivations and develop a culture in which… Read more »

With unemployment near record highs, you may question the benefit of recruiting services.  If job applicants are plentiful, can recruiting and assessment services really help you? In a word, yes.  Here are just a few of the ways recruiting services can simplify your job and help both you and your company be more successful: Save… Read more »

By, Karen Burns from USNews Fact: Job hunters obsess about resumes. Who wouldn’t? There’s so much to get right–functional versus chronological, objective statements (pro and con), key words, templates, references, font size, white space, action verbs, employment gaps, placement and style of bullets, typos, and whether to include hobbies (probably a “no” on that last… Read more »