How to Get Hired When You’re Currently Unemployed

Determining how to get hired when you are unemployed may feel overwhelming. Some employers will only interview individuals who are currently working. Many automated systems screen out resumes that don’t list current experience. These are a few obstacles which can prevent you from scheduling interviews. Here is what you can do to help you get hired… Read more »

Compensation in 2021: Food and Beverage Salaries

Food and Beverage Salaries: What’s Accurate? Finding accurate 2021 Food and Beverage Salary Compensation is becoming more challenging.  With the list of states enacting salary bans growing, how can employers establish fair pay? What is the standard pay increase job changers can expect in the food & beverage industry? And how do they know it is fair… Read more »

Practice Makes Perfect: Smart Interview Questions

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Time for a little hiring math. In a food & beverage interview: smart interview questions + great answers = successful employment connections. Not surprising, though a critical equation for anyone looking to get the upper hand in an interview situation. While you certainly don’t want to sound over-rehearsed, adequate preparation is essential to making a great impression…. Read more »

Reaching Out To Recruiters

Proactively connecting with recruiters can be a great way to advance your job search… as long as you follow certain guidelines. Here are some tips that will help you make the most of this practice. Research the recruiter. Since I work for Kinsa, for example, I specialize in food & beverage positions. If you’re a… Read more »

Five Job Search Tips That Work

Finding a job can be overwhelming as it is and even more so if you are not obtaining results from your efforts. Our free webinar replay on Kinsa CareerEdge, Kinsa Group’s complementary career portal, provides five tips to help make your job search smarter, not harder. Watch: Webinar Replay: Five Job Search Tips That Work…. Read more »

Can a Transferable Skill Set Earn You a Higher Salary?

Can a Transferable Skill Set Earn You a Higher Salary?

Each of us has that little voice deep inside that narrates our thoughts. Sometimes it makes us doubt ourselves; other times, it can reveal an important truth: You are more talented, smarter, and more capable than your co-workers. But did you know, if you are that high-performer, your transferable skills can put more money in… Read more »

A Journey Towards Job Security: “Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?”

A Journey Towards Job Security: "Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?"

It’s a favorite question during interviews: Where do you see yourself in five years? For employees in the food and beverage industry, the goal might be to further your career, perhaps becoming a Food Safety Director or a Regulatory Manager. You may aspire to be a VP of Supply Chain or expand into new markets… Read more »

Career Goal Setting in an Unprecedented World

Career Goal Setting in an Unprecedented World

As we approach a new year, it’s time to set some professional goals for your career and your future in the food and beverage industry. Whether you’re just starting out in your first “real” job or well-established in your career, having goals and objectives will help keep you motivated and working toward something new. 2020… Read more »

How To Be Prepared for Another Potential Disruption in the Food Supply Chain

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 »