“A Recruiter from Our Biggest Competitor Just Called Me.”

Wouldn’t it be great if employees who were disgruntled, disengaged or actively seeking a new job would be completely honest – and just tell you they’re getting ready to quit? For poor performers, you’d probably welcome their speedy departure. But for those exceptionally talented food & beverage professionals? Well, at least you’d have a fighting… Read more »

Where Will Your Cover Letter Take You?

A carefully crafted cover letter can put you at the top of a recruiter’s “hot” list. A generic or sloppy one? That will send you directly to the “reject” pile. So ask yourself this important question: In its current state, where will your cover letter take you? A few weeks ago, Kinsa Group shared advice… Read more »

Does Your Cover Letter Make Hiring Managers Cringe – or Smile?

Generic opening lines? Boring rehash of your resume? Typos? YIKES! If you want to make a hiring manager cringe (and promptly send you a rejection letter), commit one of the cover letter mistakes above. But if you want to make a hiring manager smile (and promptly call you for an interview), use these expert tips… Read more »

You Should Reject Job Hoppers, Right?

Everybody knows how tight today’s professional food & beverage talent market is. High performers are undoubtedly in the driver’s seat, and most won’t stick around nearly long enough to earn that once-coveted gold watch: According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, average employee tenure is at 4.4 years. High achievers (young managers in particular)… Read more »