Don’t Hire the Perfect Candidate

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Hint: the perfect candidate doesn’t exist! You’ll waste time and money trying to find them. But wait, what about all the job seekers on the market? You’re saying I can’t find my perfect candidate from what’s currently available?   Perfect is a construct that just doesn’t exist. Human Resources might be looking for the perfect candidate… Read more »

Is Your Company Culture Poised for a Successful Remote Workforce?

Is Your Company Culture Poised for a Successful Remote Workforce?

Although many food and beverage companies have to bring employees into their facilities daily to make food (manufacturers and restaurants) or sell food (grocery and convenience stores), others have settled into a new routine that doesn’t involve coming into a work building every day. Finding a rhythm that works and ways to be productive, ensuring… Read more »

Ways to Stay Connected With Remote Employees

Ways to Stay Connected With Remote Employees

As the country continues to establish a “new normal” for work, many food and beverage companies ask: What’s the best way to stay in touch with our remote employees? There’s been a boom in video calling apps and services. Some are free; some are tiered; some have a more youthful and casual look while others… Read more »

Ready to Find Your Next Employee? Hire the Job Hopper!

Hire the Job Hopper

It used to be common practice to stay in one job for an entire career. The food and beverage industry might still have some generational legacies, especially in family-owned businesses or smaller manufacturing and retail operations, but those days are mostly over. The Bureau of Labor Statistics notes that most people born in the 1980s… Read more »

The Pride of Kinsa Group: Our ‘Thank You’ to Essential Workers

In these unprecedented times, we at Kinsa Group would like to take a moment to thank and pay tribute to all the essential employees in the food and beverage industry for their unwavering support and dedication to customers. Never have employees across the industry – from grocery store clerks and deli managers to restaurant owners… Read more »

Benefits of Maintaining Strong Communication With Your Candidates Through A Crisis

Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close their doors, putting them in… Read more »

Developing a Competitive Compensation Package for the Food and Beverage Industry

With minimum wage changing at the start of 2020 for some states, and new laws restricting employers from investigating a candidate’s salary history, food and beverage employers will need to do their homework to research and develop the best compensation plans.   You want to maintain high employee retention and attract the best new candidates… Read more »

Improve Retention; Improve Your Recruiting

Kinsa Group knows it can be a difficult, time- and resource-consuming process to search for the right candidates for specialized food and beverage industry positions. But, every day that passes with a position unfilled means more work for the remaining members of your team. The best solution might not be in sourcing an external candidate,… Read more »

How to Lose an Employee in 10 Days

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Are you inspired by the headlines about harsh, take-no-prisoners leaders? Want to really show your employees who’s boss? Congratulations! Your employees are probably looking for new jobs. Here’s the thing. We’ve all heard the truism “Employees don’t quit a company. They quit a manager.” And it’s true, managers are important. The best managers in my… Read more »

Building Your Executive Roster? Consider These Interview Questions When Hiring Senior Leadership Talent

Whether your food and beverage company is a startup filled with fresh new ideas or an established institution looking to continue growing in the future, it’s crucial to have a strong, reliable and inventive leadership team. This isn’t just about the CEO and the highest-level executives; it’s about the managers and decision-makers who make the… Read more »