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Food & Beverage Interview Preparation: Are You Taking Things TOO Far?

August 3, 2015 in Career and Job Search Tips, HR Best Practices, Interview Tips

 

No matter which side of the interview desk you sit on, you absolutely MUST prepare with interview preparation to make a great impression. The employer has to be ready to explain why their organization and the position provide a great opportunity for the candidate; likewise, the candidate has to convince the potential employer why he’s […]

 

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Succession Planning: 3 Tips To Avoid Playing HR Jenga

July 27, 2015 in HR Best Practices

 

Charles Coy, senior director of analyst and community relations at Cornerstone OnDemand, provides three succession planning tips avoid the game of HR Jenga. There’s more to succession planning than identifying the next wave of senior managers or VPs. While it’s important to groom future leaders for your company, a singular focus on finding “leadership” often comes at […]

 

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Bringing Customers More of What They Want

January 19, 2015 in News, Recruiting Case Studies

 

We are pleased this newly hired VP of Sales is bringing our clients’ customers more of what they want – delicious coffee. Our client, a beverage company recently acquired and re-branded, reached out to Kinsa Group to conduct a nationwide search for a VP of Sales to build and strengthen their sales force. Because of […]

 

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Kinsa Connects People To Dream Food and Beverage Jobs

January 8, 2015 in Food & Beverage Industry Information

Let Us Know If You’re An Active Job Seeker For food and beverage jobs. As we head into 2015, let us know if you are an active food and beverage jobs seeker. Our recruiters are experts in the following areas:     C-Suite Executives Sales Marketing Operations and Plant Production Management Product Development and Food Science […]

 

How to Ace Behavioral Based Interview Questions

September 23, 2013 in Career and Job Search Tips, Interview Tips

In part three of our interview series, we look at behavioral based interview questions.  One of the keys to success in interviewing is practice, so we encourage you to take the time to work out answers to these questions. Be sure not to memorize answers; the key to interviewing success is simply being prepared for […]

 

The Virtual Office

August 5, 2013 in Career and Job Search Tips, Food & Beverage Industry Information, HR Best Practices

The virtual office idea came from a combination of technological innovation and the Information Age. It’s concept is an evolution of the executive suite, that posh area on the top floor of premier real estate where the CEO and other top company leaders have offices. However, the inflexibility and cost of an executive suite lease doesn’t work for many business models and […]

 

Unemployment Discrimination in the Food & Beverage Industry – It happens more often (and more quickly) than you might think

October 22, 2012 in Career and Job Search Tips

How long do you have before being unemployed starts negatively impacting your ability to find a food & beverage job? Try one month. A new research article suggests that employers think less of unemployed job candidates – no matter how briefly they’ve been out of work, and regardless of whether they’ve quit or been laid […]

 

How to Explain Résumé Gaps in a Job Interview

July 9, 2012 in Career and Job Search Tips, Interview Tips

You’re a perfect fit. You have the right skills, the perfect amount of food & beverage experience and top notch references for this job. Unfortunately, you also have a six-month employment gap on your résumé. Whether it’s due to personal or professional reasons, a gap in your résumé is a potential red flag to a […]

 

Finding a Match: How Job Searching is Like Dating

May 21, 2012 in Career and Job Search Tips

Some people spend their whole lives searching for that perfect match – and I’m not talking about a significant other. I’m talking about a job. After all, you may be spending the better part of your week dealing with it. No matter what type of food or beverage position you seek, you should know the […]