Resume Tips

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How To Write a Modern Cover Letter Addressing Employer Pain

June 27, 2017 in Career and Job Search Tips, Resume Tips

 

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. […]

 

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Resume Optimization Tips & Resume Advice from Kinsa Group

March 27, 2017 in Career and Job Search Tips, Resume Tips

 

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 […]

 

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

January 30, 2017 in Career and Job Search Tips, Resume Tips

 

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 […]

 

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Where Will Your Cover Letter Take You?

September 12, 2016 in Career and Job Search Tips, Resume Tips

 

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 […]

 

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Quantify Resume Accomplishments To Get Noticed

May 16, 2016 in Career and Job Search Tips, Resume Tips

 

Research from HR Dive shows that, on average, your resume gets just seven seconds’ worth of scrutiny from a recruiter. 7 seconds! Resumes with simple layouts, clear sections and heading titles did best to capture attention. Resumes organized by E- or F-patterns also did well, especially when using bold titles and bulleted accomplishments. Our Team […]

 

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Optimize Your Food & Beverage Procurement Resume

November 16, 2015 in Career and Job Search Tips, Resume Tips

 

What do today’s food & beverage recruiters want to see on your resume as a Purchasing professional? Kinsa has the information you need. Today, we continue our series of resume optimization posts, each dedicated to a specific professional job category within the food & beverage industry. Earlier this year, our recruiters shared what they and their clients […]

 

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Optimize Your Food and Beverage Sales Resume

September 14, 2015 in Career and Job Search Tips, Resume Tips

 

You’re an expert in landing new accounts. Retaining key clients. Increasing penetration within existing accounts. But how savvy are you in “closing the deal” with a hiring manager? The ability to effectively sell yourself is one of the most important skills a food & beverage sales professional can have – and the “sales cycle” starts […]

 

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Optimize Your Food Science Resume

February 2, 2015 in Career and Job Search Tips, Resume Tips

 

Searching for professional jobs in Food Science, Food Technology or R&D? Take five minutes to read this post – it’s just for you. Today, Kinsa’s food & beverage industry experts explain how to optimize your Food Science resume – so it stands out and showcases your talent: Laurie Hyllberg, Vice President, and Robert Navarro, Senior […]

 

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