If You Build it, Will They Come? How to Get More Recruiters to Look at Your LinkedIn Profile

You’re a LinkedIn All-Star. You’ve spent countless hours pouring over your profile: choosing a keyword-rich title honing your summary uploading project examples garnering recommendations joining groups following influencers You even added your volunteering experience. Now that you’ve created an amazing Profile, you can just sit back, relax, and wait for the food & beverage jobs… Read more »

Your First 90 Days: You May Actually Know It All, but Should You Show It?

You’re smart. Experienced. Full of fresh ideas. That’s why you got the job! But to position yourself for long-term success (and not be viewed as a potential threat), make sure you share your expertise and insight the right way. Today, Kinsa continues our series of posts designed to help individuals like you (i.e., the newly… Read more »

Jobs Are Everywhere – Do you REALLY Need a Professional Food & Beverage Recruiter These Days?

If you’ve trolled job boards recently, one thing is probably abundantly clear to you: Executive food & beverage jobs are everywhere. Across the country, food & beverage organizations are posting high-level positions that sound promising. So promising, in fact, that you may find yourself wondering: “With so many opportunities available, do I REALLY need to… Read more »

How Much is Enough? Food & Beverage Salary Increase Data

How much do you need to offer to land the best candidate? What’s the standard pay increase job changers can expect in the food & beverage industry? These are great questions – and ones we encounter nearly every day. Obviously, employers want to know the “magic number” they need to present, to ensure their first… Read more »

13 Communication Practices of Exceptional Leaders

Great leaders are great communicators. They share their vision in a way that inspires others and projects a contagious enthusiasm. But this ability doesn’t always come naturally. We’ve all experienced the pep talk that falls flat: the gung ho “take one for the team” speech that triggers sarcasm instead of motivation. So how do some… Read more »

They Know What You Did Last Summer: Tips for Managing Your Online Reputation

Fact: potential employers are checking you out online. Recent research shows that: Hiring authorities review potential candidates’ social media profiles very early in the hiring process. Nearly half (47 percent) of recruiters use social media to screen applicants before they ever even talk to them. Forty-five percent of employers go beyond social media profiles and… Read more »

Can a Single Conversation Change Your Life? Networking tips for food & beverage professionals

Can a single conversation really change your life? Absolutely. Whether you’re searching for the ideal food & beverage opportunity, or searching for the ideal candidate, a simple exchange with the right person can cultivate a meaningful connection. Ultimately, a single conversation can be life-altering – connecting you with your ideal job or candidate. Last December,… Read more »

Optimize Your Food Science Resume

Searching for professional jobs in Food Science, Food Technology or R&D? Take five minutes to read this post – it’s just for you. Today, Kinsa’s food & beverage industry experts explain how to optimize your Food Science resume – so it stands out and showcases your talent: Laurie Hyllberg, Vice President, and Robert Navarro, Senior… Read more »

The Intelligent Job Change: “Right” and “Wrong” Reasons for Jumping Ship

Is “finding a better career opportunity” at the top of your New Year’s resolution list? Make sure you look before you leap. Before you start applying to new food & beverage positions, consider WHY you want to make a change, so you can make an intelligent choice that’s smart for your long-term career growth. At… Read more »