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

December 18, 2017 in Career and Job Search Tips, Interview Tips

 

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 […]

 

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Food & Beverage Career Success: 6 Steps to Landing an Amazing LinkedIn Recommendation

June 19, 2017 in Career and Job Search Tips

 

“Grade A.” “Non-GMO.” “USDA Certified Organic.” When you’re evaluating food brands, phrases like these provide assurance that you’ll get what you expect. Great, but what do LinkedIn recommendations have to do with food labeling? Just as a “USDA Certified Organic” stamp validates a food brand, a strong LinkedIn recommendation validates your personal brand. When a […]

 

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The Young and the Restless: How to Lead and Develop New Food & Beverage Managers

June 5, 2017 in HR Best Practices

 

They’re ambitious. Full of fresh ideas. Amazingly tech-savvy. They’re millennial food & beverage managers, and they can be an amazing asset to your organization if you lead and develop them properly. Here’s why: They’re natural learners. Millennials are used to a professional and personal world that’s rapidly changing. As a result, young professionals are comfortable […]

 

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3 Essential Elements of a STANDOUT Food & Beverage Job Posting

January 16, 2017 in HR Best Practices

 

Starting Salary: $2,000,000 Recruiting A-level professionals would be so much easier if you could just afford to offer every candidate a multi-million dollar salary. But we live in the real world, and we have to deal with real recruiting challenges: limited budgets, tight hiring deadlines and talent shortages. If you can’t advertise $2 million salaries, […]

 

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To Move Up Faster, Get to Know this One Person

November 14, 2016 in Career and Job Search Tips

 

Your boss can be a great career management ally – IF you have a solid working relationship, that is. In “4 Ways to Improve Your Relationship with Your Manager,” our team shared tips for “managing up” without stepping on your boss’s toes, by: getting to know the person behind the title; understanding his goals and […]

 

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Take it Off! Interview Questions and Probing Techniques that Reveal What You REALLY Need to Know

July 5, 2016 in HR Best Practices

 

Candidates hiding behind pat interview responses? Playing games or clamming up? Today’s professional food & beverage candidates are prepared. Savvy. And experts in controlling what you learn about them. How can you be sure you’re getting (the whole) truth? 3 Ways to Get Candidates to “Drop their Masks” Below, Kinsa shares the right questions to […]

 

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