Career and Job Search Tips

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Asking Questions in Job Interviews

June 1, 2021 in Career and Job Search Tips, Interview Tips

 

You’ve probably heard the advice that you should ask good questions in job interviews. But what makes for a good question? Ask questions that show you’ve done your homework. Go beyond just checking out the employer’s website; for example, Google may lead you to any media coverage the company has received. Ask questions that demonstrate […]

 

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Job Search Tips for The Experienced Job Seeker

May 17, 2021 in Career and Job Search Tips, Interview Tips

 

The job search process no matter your life stage can come with challenges. Are these things happening to you? Being told that you’re overqualified? Not hearing back after you’ve submitted your resume? No feedback after an interview? Start by taking an inventory of your skills and experiences throughout your life. Your past employment, part-time work, […]

 

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Manage Your References To Help Land Your Dream Job

May 10, 2021 in Career and Job Search Tips

 

The majority of today’s employers perform reference checks before hiring someone. If you’ve got the right skills and experience, it would be a shame if less than stellar references were to prevent you from landing a dream job! So, how can you ensure your references shine the best possible light on you? Maintain positive relationships […]

 

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How to Get Hired When You’re Currently Unemployed

April 26, 2021 in Career and Job Search Tips, Webinars on Kinsa CareerEdge

 

Determining how to get hired when you are unemployed may feel overwhelming. Some employers will only interview individuals who are currently working. Many automated systems screen out resumes that don’t list current experience. These are a few obstacles which can prevent you from scheduling interviews. Here is what you can do to help you get hired […]

 

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Compensation in 2021: Food and Beverage Salaries

April 19, 2021 in Career and Job Search Tips, Food & Beverage Industry Information, HR Best Practices

 

Food and Beverage Salaries: What’s Accurate? Finding accurate 2021 Food and Beverage Salary Compensation is becoming more challenging.  With the list of states enacting salary bans growing, how can employers establish fair pay? What is the standard pay increase job changers can expect in the food & beverage industry? And how do they know it is fair […]

 

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Practice Makes Perfect: Smart Interview Questions

April 12, 2021 in Career and Job Search Tips, Interview Tips

 

Time for a little hiring math. In a food & beverage interview: smart interview questions + great answers = successful employment connections. Not surprising, though a critical equation for anyone looking to get the upper hand in an interview situation. While you certainly don’t want to sound over-rehearsed, adequate preparation is essential to making a great impression. […]

 

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Reaching Out To Recruiters

April 5, 2021 in Career and Job Search Tips

 

Proactively connecting with recruiters can be a great way to advance your job search… as long as you follow certain guidelines. Here are some tips that will help you make the most of this practice. Research the recruiter. Since I work for Kinsa, for example, I specialize in food & beverage positions. If you’re a […]

 

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Zoom Meetings Are Not The Same As Video Interview Etiquette

March 15, 2021 in Career and Job Search Tips, Interview Tips

 

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, videoconferencing has changed the way corporate meetings are being conducted. Understandably, as part of the “new normal,” a lot of former business expectations have been relaxed. We’ve all seen videos of television professionals getting interrupted mid-stream by toddlers, cats and dogs unexpectedly joining Zoom meetings, and workers who don’t realize […]

 

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