Our Food & Beverage Recruiting Process

 

Setting the Table for Greater Growth

The food and beverage industry is a specialized, competitive marketplace. It takes experience, insight, and commitment to efficiently source, recruit, and deliver high performers who can help you navigate the way forward into great innovation and growth.

 

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Our Food & Beverage Recruiting Process

1
Specification
  • A Kinsa Group Account Manager reviews your open position(s).
  • We provide a complimentary consult on compensation, search criteria, climate of the current marketplace, and expected recruiting timeline.
  • We introduce you to a Kinsa Group Recruiter who creates a promotional summary of your company and position, to effectively market the opportunity.
2
Identification
  • Your Recruiter formulates a robust plan identifying a pool of prospective candidates, either locally or nationwide depending on your specifications.
3
Recruiting
  • Your Recruiter contacts and interviews candidates sourced from Kinsa Group’s active food and beverage talent database of over 50,000 professionals, as well as cold calling target companies, referrals, social networks, and websites.
4
Assessment
  • Your Recruiter assesses the candidates’ performance in the specialty skills of the position, their results achieved in prior roles, and their overall predictors of success then shares this information with you, along with a resume, for the most qualified individuals.
5
Evaluation
  • Your Recruiter arranges interviews, prepares your interviewers, promptly conveys feedback, and consults with you regarding your feedback and next steps.
6
Employment Agreement
  • Your Recruiter works with you to design an offer that includes compensation components, relocation assistance if applicable, transition, and a start date.
  • Your Recruiter will extend the offer, mediate negotiations, secure acceptance, and coach the candidate through resignation.

Our Food & Beverage Recruiting Package Options

Priority

  • Exclusive arrangement between Client and Kinsa to recruit candidates for job opening
  • Placement fee is a percentage of first-year base salary
  • Typically engagement fee of 20% of estimated placement fee requested up-front to launch search
  • Guarantees at least three candidates you select to interview
  • Guaranteed replacement if necessary within 90 days
  • Terms for partial refund within our 1-year guarantee
  • Discounts may be given for multiple hires in calendar year

Contingency

  • Non-exclusive arrangement between Client and Kinsa to recruit candidates for job opening
  • Placement fee is a percentage of first-year base salary
  • Guaranteed replacement if necessary within 90 days
  • Terms for full or partial refund within our 1-year guarantee

Retained

  • Exclusive arrangement between Client and Kinsa to recruit candidates for job opening
  • Placement fee is a percentage of first-year guaranteed compensation, typically base salary
  • Payment is due in thirds—first to launch, second at interview stage, and third upon hire
  • Written summary of search results to date provided throughout the process
  • Guarantees at least three candidates you select to interview
  • Includes Caliper behavior profile results for finalists
  • Includes video interview with a Kinsa Recruiter (may be recorded for Client viewing)
  • Caliper individual development plan provided for new hire
  • Guaranteed replacement if necessary within 180 days
  • Terms for partial refund within our 1-year guarantee

Contract/Services

  • Customized packages available for temporary contract labor to senior-level consultant
  • Placement fee for an Independent Contractor (1099) is a percentage over the Contractor’s hourly/project fee for project duration
  • Fees for portions of Kinsa’s service offerings in 10-hour increments

Testimonials from Food & Beverage Businesses Like Yours

10 out of 10! What a pleasure it is to work with the two of you. I so appreciate your engagement and thoughtful partnership on this search!  

Director, Talent Acquisition

Laurie and George were great. They were efficient, easy to work with, and sourced just the type of culinary people we needed.  

Director of Strategy & Operations

Provided excellent service and strong candidates quickly.  

Director Talent Acquisition

I’ve had a great experience with Joe. He’s been diligent in his search to find the right person for us, and also very communicative, which I always appreciate.  

Human Resources Director

The professionalism that Kinsa Group brought to the table in our search is very much appreciated. We were able to find a very suitable candidate and I attribute this to Kinsa Group’s can-do attitude, perseverance, and professionalism.  

Senior Director & Plant Manager

The VP of Technical Services Kinsa Group placed with us is a great match! She is really hitting the ground running. She is busy making some necessary changes within her department and has been traveling to our various operating facilities since starting recently.  

VP of HR

I recommend Kinsa Group for their consistent follow-up, great prequalifying of candidates, and responsiveness.  

Vice President Human Resources

Kinsa Group knows the industry and are able to find qualified candidates.  

HR Manager

Kinsa Group has the ability to hone in on the experience and qualifications of the candidates we’re searching for.  

Director of HR

Kinsa Group understood our business structure, our vision, and requirements well. All candidates were well qualified.  

Director of HR

I appreciate Kinsa Group’s professionalism, patience when I know it’s hard to show it, and honesty. I think they’re phenomenal at finding people that fit specs and so encouraging to work with. Thank you for being a good partner.  

HR Director

Kinsa Group was easy to work with, understood our needs, and delivered quickly. The process was easy and enjoyable. We will absolutely use Kinsa Group’s services again.  

Executive VP Product Development

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