Ask These 3 Interview Questions to Understand What a Candidate Values

For many hiring managers, the pressure to fill positions as quickly as possible can take away from the quality of the interview process. While gauging relevant hard skills and expertise will certainly be paramount, it’s equally important to get a sense of what a candidate values and expects from a job opportunity. With employee retention… Read more »

Why Did They Ask That? Crazy Questions You Might Be Asked During an Interview

If you have a job interview coming up, chances are you’ve been busy memorizing your resume and getting ready to sell your qualifications. What you may be less prepared for are the whimsical questions that seem completely unrelated to your career. While you certainly can’t control what you’re going to be asked, you can prepare… Read more »

Interview Homework? Preparation Pays Off for These Common Food & Beverage Interview Questions

You know they’re coming: questions about your accomplishments, career plan and suitability as a candidate. So, stack the deck in your favor – and do your interview homework! While you never know exactly what questions you’ll be asked in an executive food & beverage interview, it’s likely you’ll field questions related to what you’ve achieved… Read more »

Is That Executive Food & Beverage Job Really the Right Career Move?

You arrive at your food & beverage interview dressed to impress. Prepped with talking points to position yourself as a standout candidate. And ready to put your best foot forward. Guess what? That recruiter is trying to impress you, too. In today’s job market, food & beverage employers invest substantial time and effort to make… Read more »

Cover All Your Bases: Make Sure You’re Prepared for These Typical Food & Beverage Interview Questions

Pro baseball athletes spend a ton of time in the batting cages honing their swing. The reason is simple: Practice makes perfect! The same holds true for job interviews: When you practice the answers to common questions, you put yourself in the best position to: showcase your knowledge of the employer and available role; provide… Read more »

Travel Expenses for an Out-of-Town Food & Beverage Interview: Here’s What the Employer Should Pay

The phone screen is complete, and it’s time for the employer and candidate to meet for a face-to-face interview. This is great news! Except for one small problem: The food & beverage organization is located 250 miles away from the job seeker. During the hiring process, any conversation related to money can be a sensitive… Read more »

The Anchor Effect: How to Make a Great Impression on Your Interviewer

Ever heard of the “anchor effect”? If you’re unfamiliar with the concept, here’s a quick overview of how it works: When you meet someone new, your brain quickly latches onto assumptions that create the “anchor” for every evaluation you make about them thereafter. Why? The human brain loves patterns and predictably. So, in an attempt… Read more »

Interviewing for a Food & Beverage Position? Start Here.

Are you under- or over-prepared? Are you asking smart questions – or just monopolizing the conversation? Are you coming across as confident – or aggressive? With so much interview advice available online today, it can be tough to know which recommendations are right for you. But don’t worry; just trust our experts! Today, Kinsa presents… Read more »