Eenie Meenie Miney Mo?

The rhyme is fine for choosing team members on the playground… …but definitely not a smart approach for landing a mentor. A mentor in the food & beverage industry is an indispensable partner who can help you chart a clear career path, broaden your network and fast-track your professional development. If you want to accelerate… Read more »

Is That Executive Food & Beverage Job Really the Right Career Move?

You arrive at your food & beverage interview dressed to impress. Prepped with talking points to position yourself as a standout candidate. And ready to put your best foot forward. Guess what? That recruiter is trying to impress you, too. In today’s job market, food & beverage employers invest substantial time and effort to make… Read more »

From Awful to All-Star: How to Dramatically Improve Your Food & Beverage LinkedIn Profile (part 2)

If used correctly, your LinkedIn profile can be a powerful career-building tool – helping you to expand your professional network, showcase your experience and uncover new employment opportunities. But if you use it incorrectly? The social media platform can make you look like a bumbling wannabe. Are you committing these LinkedIn profile mistakes? A few… Read more »

Earn It: Best Salary Negotiation Tips for Food & Beverage Industry Jobs

The food & beverage job market is hot. Unemployment is extremely low. You’re a talented professional at the top of your field. So, why aren’t food & beverage employers tripping over themselves to offer you more money?   If you want to earn it, you have to ask for it. Whether you’re angling for a… Read more »

Moving On: The Best Way to Turn Down a Food & Beverage Counteroffer

Receiving a counteroffer is flattering. It means that your current employer values your contributions as a professional – and really doesn’t want to see you go. But for many reasons, including the ones we outline in this earlier post, it may not be in your best interest to accept a counteroffer. Once you’ve made a… Read more »