Interview Tips

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Tired of Finishing Second? In Your Next Food & Beverage Job Interview, Hard-Sell Your Soft Skills

August 19, 2013 in Career and Job Search Tips, Interview Tips

 

You have the right experience.  You have the right job skills.  You even have the right intangibles for the position. So why are you always coming up with the “silver medal” – instead of landing the job you want? It could be because you aren’t adequately explaining why you’re the best cultural fit for the […]

 

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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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When It Comes to Interviewing, Less is More

August 8, 2011 in Career and Job Search Tips, Interview Tips

 

When preparing for big interviews, most food & beverage professionals focus on what they’re going to say – about their work experience, accomplishments, goals, strengths and weaknesses. While it’s certainly essential to know how to speak intelligently in an interview, it’s just as important to know how to listen.  A good recruiter will critically evaluate […]

 

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New Interviewing Technology: How to Prepare for an Online Interview

August 1, 2011 in Career and Job Search Tips, Interview Tips

 

More and more, food & beverage organizations are using real-time technology such as Skype to screen candidates and conduct initial interviews.  Online interviews deliver several benefits, allowing interviewers to “meet” candidates without incurring substantial travel expenses. For many food & beverage job seekers, an online interview is a convenient and less stressful way to interview […]

 

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How to Handle Unusual Interview Questions

August 30, 2010 in Career and Job Search Tips, Interview Tips

 

It’s like a bad dream. You’re in an interview, dressed to impress and feeling totally in control of the situation, when the unthinkable happens – the interviewer asks a question that completely stumps you:  “If you could have dinner with anyone from history, whom would it be and why?” “Why is a manhole cover round?” “Which […]

 

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