recruiters food & beverage

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Successful R&D Manager Hire

December 19, 2014 in Recruiting Case Studies


Kinsa Group has focused on recruitment for professional level positions within the food industry for 29 years.  I thought you might like to hear about a recent successful Research & Development Manager hire Kinsa facilitated…   An aggressively growing company with well-known grocery brands and food manufacturing operations located across the nation received word that […]


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Passing the Torch: Succession Planning Preparation

November 30, 2014 in HR Best Practices


Succession Planning: Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders   In part one of this two part article by Darcy Jacobsen, content analyst and blogger for Globoforce, she examines the need for succession planning. In part two, she offers six tips on how to develop a sound plan. According to a study by Quantum Workplace, 1 percent of executives believe that […]


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When it Rains, it Pours: How to Handle Multiple Job Offers

September 10, 2014 in Career and Job Search Tips


After a diligent job search and interviews with multiple employers, it happens – you’re offered a great position with a leading food & beverage organization. You graciously accept the offer, have your sights set on your new opportunity, and then lightning strikes twice. Before you can even start your new job, you’re offered a great […]


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Want Faster, More Successful Hires? Then make sure you do this ONE critical thing!

September 1, 2014 in HR Best Practices


Does your organization want to hire exceptional professionals more quickly and effectively? What a silly question. Of course you do. With decades of executive food & beverage recruiting experience, we at Kinsa are experts at helping employers like you achieve long-term hiring success. Over the years, we’ve learned that factors like targeted recruiting, consistent interviewing, […]


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Revealing Tips from a Recruiter: Ask Your Candidates “Has Anything Changed?”

July 14, 2014 in HR Best Practices


Great questions are powerful tools in gauging a candidate’s potential fit within your organization – and preventing unpleasant surprises. Are you asking the right ones, throughout the recruiting process? Several months ago, we shared a list of questions for food & beverage hiring managers that engage job seekers and prompt discussion to help. Today, we’d […]


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The Big Reveal: Interview follow-up questions and probing techniques to break through a candidate’s facade

April 14, 2014 in HR Best Practices


How do you break through a food & beverage professional’s interviewing persona? The best candidates have prepared answers to common questions. They’re often experts at interviewing and know how to say exactly what you want to hear. In other words, they’re pretty tough nuts to crack. To help move beyond “canned” responses, we shared this […]


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7 Exceptionally Revealing Food & Beverage Interview Questions

March 3, 2014 in HR Best Practices


“Where do you see yourself in five years?” “Why should we hire you?” “What is your biggest weakness?” The results of a simple Google search provide job seekers with the best answers to common interview questions. So if you’re still relying on “old standbys” like the ones above, chances are you’re getting well-rehearsed answers that […]


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How to Improve Recruiting and Retention of Your Key Food & Beverage Employees (part 2): Create a Killer Employee Referral Program

December 2, 2013 in HR Best Practices


Looking for fresh ways to attract, hire and retain better talent? Kinsa is here to help. In July, we started a four-part blog post series dedicated to improving recruiting and retention. If you missed the first post on becoming a food & beverage employer of choice, you can read it here. Today, we’re zeroing in […]


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Tips for Surviving a Panel Interview

October 21, 2013 in Career and Job Search Tips, Interview Tips


In our eighth and final interview series installment, we examine techniques you can use to ace a panel interview. If you found this interview series valuable, please let us know by leaving a comment.  Fielding questions from not one, but an entire team of interviewers is enough to put one’s stomach in knots.  After all, […]


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