Your First 90 Days: 4 Ways to Build the Right Relationships for Success in Your New Food & Beverage Role

Recently received a promotion? Starting out in a new food & beverage organization? Congratulations! A shiny new professional role brings tremendous opportunity – if you play your cards right. Follow these tips to help “stack the deck in your favor” during your first 90 days on the job. Get to know your team. Learn colleagues’ and key… Read more »

Job Search Not as Hot as the Weather?

According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics employment data: The unemployment rate declined by .3% in May to 4.7% – the first significant drop since August 2015. Total job openings are holding steady at around 5.8 million, and job openings within nondurable goods manufacturing jumped markedly from the previous month’s data (from 170,000 openings… Read more »

Kinsa Says, “Size Does Matter!”

…when it comes to landing the executive food & beverage job you want, that is. The cruel truth? Research from TheLadders.com shows that, on average, your resume gets just six seconds’ worth of scrutiny from a recruiter. Six seconds! You deserve better than that, and there’s a simple trick to capturing – and keeping –… Read more »

Movin’ On, Over and Up: Kinsa’s Best Career Transition Advice

Want to relocate to another city? Interested in moving into a different field within the food & beverage industry? Prepping for your next promotion? Kinsa Group has you covered. Today, we’re presenting our best career transition advice for food & beverage professionals looking to make a change – by moving on, over or up:  … Read more »

Feel Like You’ve Fallen Into a Black Hole?

After a great interview, waiting around (for days, weeks or even longer) while hiring managers make decisions can be agonizing – but that doesn’t mean you should spread that agony around. To keep a post-interview feedback vacuum from driving you nuts, be proactive! Here are four smart follow-up strategies to head-off a communication “black hole”… Read more »

Food & Beverage Career Feeling a Bit Stale? Move Beyond Your Career Plateau!

How’s work? Are you feeling challenged and passionate… …or a little stale? We all have periods of growth and stagnancy in our careers; a certain ebb and flow is to be expected. But if it’s been a year or more since you felt truly challenged at work or excited about new responsibilities or projects, your… Read more »

Let’s Talk Money: What to Expect in a Food & Beverage Salary – and How to Get More

Think it’s high time you were paid what you’re worth? We couldn’t agree more. But if you don’t know what you’re really worth, or the best way to broach money-related issues, then navigating salary offers, money negotiations and pay raises can be tough. As leading executive food & beverage recruiters, it’s our pleasure to make… Read more »

Your Food & Beverage Career: Amp Up Your Marketability in 2016

Want a simple way to: become smarter and more interesting? strengthen your business skills? amp up your marketability? Read more books! You probably already read a ton: newspapers, food & beverage industry journals, sales reports, memos, blog posts and more. There’s a big difference, however, between reading reactively (i.e., gaining superficial information from sources that… Read more »