Stuck in a rut? Start 2017 with an exciting new job in the coffee industry.
Check out this week’s featured listings – and visit the Coffee Career Center for more. (Please note that you will need to set up a free account to view the full post.)
VP, Coffee / Fair Trade USA
Social Media Strategist / Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA
Total Office and Logistics Manager / Coffeetec
International Marketing Manager / Coffeetec
Store Manager / Mercurys Coffee Co.
Barista / Blue Donkey Coffee
The Coffee Career Center job board is intended to be the first career stop for employers and job seekers across the coffee industry.
To help connect top talent with new opportunities, we’ll be highlighting a selection of job and internship listings here each week. And if you’re looking to hire, it’s easier than ever to post a job – discounts available for NCA members.
Without further ado, here are the Coffee Career Center featured jobs of the week (please note that you will need to set up a free account to view the full listing):
Barista / Cafe Grumpy
Internship / CNY Roasters Guild
Assistant Roaster / Ebru Coffee Company
Plant Manager / Philz Coffee
Brewer / Confluence Coffee Co.
Check out the latest listings, post a job, and find more resources at the Coffee Career Center.
By Bill Murray, NCA, CEO
See the full post on LinkedIn or visit the Coffee Career Center resource page for more leadership tips.
With thanks to Laura Freebairn-Smith of the Organizational Performance Group, for permission to cite her findings.
Ensuring that the right organizational leadership is in place is a task that is so challenging that it has spawned an entire industry.
Whether you search the web or pop into an old-school brick-and-mortar bookstore, the amount of advice on offer about “being a leader” is staggering.
One of the reasons that leadership can be a challenging subject is because it pertains to human behavior. A second difficulty relates to things like stylistic differences, gaps between what is said vs. what is done, and self-promotion.
By Bill Murray, NCA, CEO
The following is an edited post orignally published on LinkedIn
The U.S. Department of Labor reported last month that there were 5.9 million vacant jobs in the U.S., while the rate of people quitting their jobs has been rising steadily. Companies are hiring, and people are moving on – and up.
Unless you plan on working for one employer forever, at some point you’ll be looking for that next job. The best time to prepare is now – especially if you aren’t actively looking.
Of course, there are endless job-hunting resources available on specific topics, like resume writing and writing a cover letter. [Ed. note: Including our recently launched Coffee Career Center.]
The key to success is not only successful execution of each step, but also having an overall strategy, much as you would for any long-term project.
Here’s a checklist of strategies, tactics, and considerations:
By Sara Brown, Bond Street
The full version of this post originally appeared on Bond Street
How can a passionate affinity for coffee and a stirring desire to create something of your own manifest into a successful business?
If you’re overwhelmed by the multitude of initiatives associated with building a new business and are looking for a step-by-step guide that breaks down the everything you need to know about starting a coffee shop enterprise, you’ve come to the right place.
By Miguel Zamora, Head of Americas Region, UTZ
Coffee farmers in Uganda at farmer field school. Photo: UTZ
The sustainability issues that the coffee industry face will get bigger and more pressing in the coming decades. Climate change, labor shortages, human rights issues in coffee production, and production profitability are examples of threats to the future of coffee.
These are complex questions that require sector-wide approaches to find solutions.