Is One Head Better Than Two, Three… or Four?

Is One Head Better Than Two, Three... or Four?

When building a team of food and beverage industry superstars, many businesses have plans to select several highly qualified and skilled professionals and see what great things they can do together. But maybe it’s time to take the idea of “less really is more” and apply it to your hiring practices. Suppose hiring fewer, but… Read more »

Don’t Hire the Perfect Candidate

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Hint: the perfect candidate doesn’t exist! You’ll waste time and money trying to find them. But wait, what about all the job seekers on the market? You’re saying I can’t find my perfect candidate from what’s currently available?   Perfect is a construct that just doesn’t exist. Human Resources might be looking for the perfect candidate… Read more »

Using the Interview Linking Approach to Assess Candidate Fit

The following blog appeared in our parent company e-newsletter, HR Insights. It was written by Cecilia Rae, a content writer at iCIMS, Inc Quality interviews are crucial for the success of your company during the hiring process. As you continue to hire new people, asking the right questions in an interview will help ensure you get… Read more »

How Food & Beverage Employers Can Identify High Performers

Superstars.  Overachievers.  High performers. Whatever you call them, you know your organization’s success depends on hiring and retaining them.  The following list will help you identify what sets the best and brightest apart: They have found their focus.  High performers know their strengths and have found an expression for their talents in the workplace. They are… Read more »

Common Hiring Mistakes – And How to Avoid Them

Planning to hire in 2011? As optimism creeps back into our market, many food & beverage companies plan to increase their direct headcount.  If yours is among them, avoid these roadblocks to hiring success: Not pre-screening candidates.  Many hiring organizations skip this step, assuming that the interview process will weed out unacceptable candidates.  But in their… Read more »

Hiring: Tips for Writing Effective Candidate Rejection Letters

These days, competition for positions in the food and beverage industry is fierce.  With a greater number of candidates vying for fewer openings, you may find yourself having to say “No” more often.  Needless to say, writing rejection letters can be an unpleasant and stressful part of the hiring process. But even when you can’t offer a job… Read more »