A Journey Towards Job Security: “Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?”

A Journey Towards Job Security: "Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?"

It’s a favorite question during interviews: Where do you see yourself in five years? For employees in the food and beverage industry, the goal might be to further your career, perhaps becoming a Food Safety Director or a Regulatory Manager. You may aspire to be a VP of Supply Chain or expand into new markets… 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 »

Working From Home? Consider These Tips to Avoid Being Micromanaged

Working from Home? Consider These Tips to Avoid Being Micromanaged.

Now that so many people are working from home, there are many new challenges we are facing. One of the biggest challenges might be a micromanaging boss. Your manager may be new to remote work too, as many in the food and beverage industry are. But as long as it remains a safe and viable… Read more »

Career Needs vs Wants and Removing Pesky Shoulds

True Career Needs, Want or Should? Needs and wants are the foundations on which you set realistic and attainable goals.  If the goals that you are setting are what you really want or need out of life, you are motivated and more likely to achieve them.  If the goals you are setting are meeting someone… Read more »

New Management Job? Congratulations! Now Get to Work.

Landing a new management job is a cause for great celebration. You’ve undoubtedly worked extremely hard to achieve this next step in your career: putting in long hours, taking on extra work, and doing anything necessary to exceed your objectives. So, toss a little confetti in the air and bask in the glory of your… 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 »

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 »