Company Culture: Choosing The Right Employer

Surveys asking job seekers what they value in potential employers often rank “culture” as their #1 priority. But culture is an abstract concept. How can you better define what you are looking for in a company culture? Here are half a dozen ideas. Traditionally, corporations adopted a “command and control” model, borrowed from the military…. Read more »

Asking Questions in Job Interviews

You’ve probably heard the advice that you should ask good questions in job interviews. But what makes for a good question? Ask questions that show you’ve done your homework. Go beyond just checking out the employer’s website; for example, Google may lead you to any media coverage the company has received. Ask questions that demonstrate… Read more »

Standing Out: Writing A Strong Food & Beverage Sales Resume

You’re an expert in landing new accounts. Retaining key clients. Increasing penetration within existing accounts. But how savvy are you in “closing the deal” with a hiring manager? The ability to effectively sell yourself is one of the most important skills a food & beverage sales professional can have – and the “sales cycle” starts… 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 »

Zoom Meetings Are Not The Same As Video Interview Etiquette

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, videoconferencing has changed the way corporate meetings are being conducted. Understandably, as part of the “new normal,” a lot of former business expectations have been relaxed. We’ve all seen videos of television professionals getting interrupted mid-stream by toddlers, cats and dogs unexpectedly joining Zoom meetings, and workers who don’t realize… Read more »

Search Success Story: Marketing and R&D Team

Hiring for Multiple Key Roles During A Pandemic In The Midst Of A Department Relocation Our client, a global leader in the health, wellness, and nutrition industry contacted Kinsa Group for assistance to build their Marketing and R&D team as they relocated their operations to Southern California. After making the decision to move these departments… Read more »

Stay Healthy with National Handwashing Awareness Week

Stay Healthy with National Handwashing Awareness Week

Did you know the first week in December is National Handwashing Awareness Week? And, with COVID cases spiking around the country, keeping our hands clean is one of the best lines of defense. So, get your workplace involved and have everyone brush up on their handwashing knowledge.   Why Handwashing Works When you wash your… 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 »

Featured Food & Beverage Career Opportunities: August 2020

Your Food & Beverage Job Search Partner For over three decades, Kinsa Group has assisted food and beverage professionals, managers and executives get hired into their ideal position. We’ve connected qualified professionals to food and beverage jobs across a multitude of food and beverage categories. Let us simplify your job search and help you build… Read more »