Will your behavior at the company holiday party help or hurt your career? It’s up to you. The way you conduct yourself at a corporate event can either strengthen relationships – or make you the laughing stock of your food & beverage organization. If the first option sounds better to you, make sure you avoid… Read more »

November 2017 Kinsa CareerEdge

WEEKLY FREE JOB SEEKER WEBINARS WITH Q&A Learn from top employment experts weekly, by participating in the Weekly FREE Job Seeker Webinars. These sessions address topics most important to your search and allow time for you to ask questions. The “Ultimate Secret Formula” to Effective Interviewing Presentation Title: The “Ultimate Secret Formula” to Effective Interviewing Date: Thursday,… Read more »

“A recruiter from our biggest competitor just called me – and I liked what I heard.” Your best employees may never utter these words to you (for obvious reasons), but that doesn’t mean they’re safe from poaching. Make no mistake: In today’s market, your competitors are actively pursuing your high performers. What’s the best way… Read more »

chicagoland food and beverage network career center

Post for Free On Chicagoland Food & Beverage Network Career Center Did you know that the Chicago area Food and Beverage industry is the second largest in the nation? Approximately 4,500 firms make up the cluster, accounting for 130,000 employees and $32 billion in sales! For these reasons, the Chicagoland Food & Beverage Network was created… Read more »

You were so close. You accepted that offer for an exciting new food & beverage position, tendered your resignation and felt great about the decision… …until you received a counteroffer. At first glance, that offer seemed like a great deal.Your employer offered you a raise with the potential for a promotion in the near future…. Read more »

paid time off as recruiting tool

That Recruiting Tool is Paid Time Off Although Americans are notoriously bad for not taking their vacation time—even when they’ve accrued it–paid time off (PTO) remains one of the most attractive benefits employers can offer. So, when you’re hiring, don’t underestimate its importance as a recruiting tool. Having outdated PTO policies or offering minimal vacation,… Read more »

In a job market where top food & beverage professionals receive multiple job offers, candidates size you up at every stage of the hiring process. So while you may have prepared thoroughly for the interview, and asked both behavioral and non-behavioral interview questions, your job is far from done. If you want more talented candidates… Read more »

1st Annual Meeting of the Chicagoland Food & Beverage Network Chicago, IL – Kendall College Skyline Room – October 4th, 2017   Joe Sommerfeldt, MSHR, and Food & Beverage Executive Recruiter with Kinsa Group will attend the first annual meeting of the Chicagoland Food and Beverage Network this evening from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm…. Read more »

Question: We want to terminate an employee who doesn’t fit with our culture. Can we do this? Do you foresee any issues? Answer from Kyle, PHR: First things first, check your policies and any correspondence (like an offer letter) that have been given to the employee to ensure that you have established an at-will employment… Read more »