Career and Job Search Tips

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Marketing Yourself To Employers – A Roadmap

July 26, 2021 in Career and Job Search Tips

 

Jobs boards, social media and networking are three tools job searchers may use to land a new job. Today, we’re providing a roadmap for a fourth way. Marketing Yourself to Employers To help you in marketing yourself to employers we will cover: How to identify the correct person to target Approaching your target Follow up […]

 

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Negotiating Remote Work In A New Job Search

July 19, 2021 in Career and Job Search Tips

 

If you are in a job search and prefer to work from home, how can you incorporate that into your search? Kinsa Group offers these four tips for negotiating remote work: Understand your real motives for wanting to work from home. Is it about child care? Ask whether the company offers any assistance. Do you […]

 

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How To Optimize Your Food Science Resume

July 12, 2021 in Career and Job Search Tips, Resume Tips

 

Searching for professional jobs in Food Science, Product Development, R&D, or Food Technology? Take five minutes to read this post – it’s just for you. Kinsa Group food & beverage industry experts Laurie Hyllberg and Robert Navarro explain how to optimize your Food Science resume so it showcases your talent. To stand out from other […]

 

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Company Culture: Choosing The Right Employer

June 28, 2021 in Career and Job Search Tips

 

Surveys asking job seekers what they value in potential employers often rank “culture” as their #1 priority. But culture is an abstract concept. How can you better define what you are looking for in a company culture? Here are half a dozen ideas. Traditionally, corporations adopted a “command and control” model, borrowed from the military. […]

 

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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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