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Is Your Resume “Killer” – or Is It Killing Your Food & Beverage Career?

January 30, 2017 in Career and Job Search Tips, Resume Tips

 

What’s the difference between a resume that yields an embarrassment of riches and one that’s, well, just an embarrassment? Where do we start? Whether you’re in operations or sales, a C-suite executive or a product manager, the primary goal of your resume is to convert (i.e., land you interviews for great positions with leading food […]

 

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Have You Ever Experienced the Dreaded Panel Interview from a Potential Food & Beverage Employer?

June 3, 2013 in Career and Job Search Tips, Interview Tips

 

The good news?  You’ve been called in for an interview. The bad news?  It’s the dreaded panel interview. Fielding questions from not one, but an entire team of interviewers is enough to put even the most stalwart candidate’s stomach in knots.  After all, whether or not you land the position will depend largely upon how […]

 

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Walking Through Fire: Tips for Handling a Counter Offer from your Food & Beverage Employer the RIGHT Way

April 3, 2013 in Career and Job Search Tips

 

Receiving a counter offer from your food & beverage employer is flattering.  And tempting.  Watching your boss scramble to keep you in the fold by offering more money and/or responsibility certainly sounds like a good deal – but is it really the right choice? Probably not.  Here’s why: Your reputation with your boss may be […]

 

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Your Political Balance Sheet

October 8, 2012 in Career and Job Search Tips

 

How is a run for the White House like your quest for career development? To succeed in either endeavor, you need the right people in your corner. When it comes to furthering your food & beverage career, having the right mentors, sponsors and advocates on your side can mean the difference between stagnation and success: […]

 

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Looking to Leave Your Position as Food Plant Manager and Start Fresh in Supply Chain? Great Tips on How to Transition Between Careers Successfully

August 20, 2012 in Career and Job Search Tips

 

It happens to the best of us. At one point or another, most professionals seek greener pastures within the food & beverage industry.  Some change professions to broaden their experience base; some change careers so that their innate aptitudes more closely match their job; others make the switch because they wake up one morning and […]

 

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Food & Beverage Hiring: Determining a Job Candidate’s Ethics

July 2, 2012 in HR Best Practices

 

Would you hire a production manager who “cuts corners” to meet tight deadlines? Would you hire a food safety manager who occasionally “bends the rules” when it comes to refrigeration guidelines? Certainly not.  Solid ethics are vitally important to your organization’s success. Unfortunately, however, intangibles like ethical standards are typically the most difficult characteristics to […]

 

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