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Expertly Tailored Resumes Kinsa Group has partnered with Resume Pilots, an executive resume writing firm, to help prepare highly effective resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profiles that drive results. Resume Pilots is a member of the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches. All Resume Pilot  writers are Ivy League educated experts who leverage… Read more »

A Quick Guide to Improve Your Resume

Ready to make a new start? Before you begin looking for a new job, take a look at your resume. Food and beverage industry recruiters and headhunters sift through dozens of resumes every time there’s a job opening. You want your resume to stand out; to provide the best first impression of you and your skills… Read more »

Does Your Resume Need Your Address?

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Omitting Your Location From Your Resume Is A Mistake Increasingly, we see candidates omitting their location from their resume and/or LinkedIn. That’s a mistake, for two primary reasons. Before going into those reasons, note that it’s perfectly acceptable not to include your full address, but at the very least you want to include your city… Read more »

Your Resume Is Not the Only Thing That Will Land You the Job

Have you spent hours editing, updating and sending out your resume only to land hardly any interviews? With so much attention given to resumes, it’s easy to forget about the other critical components of a successful job search. There are many facets employers take into consideration when evaluating candidates’ qualifications, skills and expertise. As a… Read more »

Time for a Resume Redo

“Warning: Don’t hire me!” Is your food & beverage resume full of red flags, or does it green-light you as a candidate? If it’s the former, it is a perfect time for a resume redo. Hiring managers are carefully trained to detect warning signs in your resume you might not be aware of, even if… Read more »

How To Write a Modern Cover Letter Addressing Employer Pain

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We’re speaking figuratively, of course! But if you’re tired of sending garden-variety cover letters into the recruiting void, a modern cover letter — a Pain Letter™ — may increase your odds of landing an initial interview. What’s a “Pain Letter™,” you ask? Liz Ryan, CEO and Founder of The Human Workplace, has written extensively on this topic…. Read more »

Resume Optimization Tips & Resume Advice from Kinsa Group

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Resume Optimization Tips What do today’s food & beverage recruiters want to see on your resume? Kinsa Group has the information you need in this recap of our resume optimization tips series dedicated to a specific professional job category within the food & beverage industry. Food Science resumes optimization tips Plant Operations Manager / Food Production resumes optimization tips… Read more »

Is Your Resume “Killer” – or Is It Killing Your Food & Beverage Career?

What’s the difference between a resume that yields an embarrassment of riches and one that’s, well, just an embarrassment? Where do we start? Whether you’re in operations or sales, a C-suite executive or a product manager, the primary goal of your resume is to convert (i.e., land you interviews for great positions with leading food… 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 »