food & beverage industry recruiters

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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Unemployment Discrimination in the Food & Beverage Industry – It happens more often (and more quickly) than you might think

October 22, 2012 in Career and Job Search Tips

 

How long do you have before being unemployed starts negatively impacting your ability to find a food & beverage job? Try one month. A new research article suggests that employers think less of unemployed job candidates – no matter how briefly they’ve been out of work, and regardless of whether they’ve quit or been laid […]

 

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“We’re Sorry, You’re Too Qualified for This Position” – Whether applying for a process engineer or a quality assurance manager position, the concern is the same

September 24, 2012 in Career and Job Search Tips

 

Does being overqualified for a food & beverage position mean that you’ll be disqualified from consideration? Not if you handle the interview right. True, many employers are reluctant to hire overqualified candidates.  Recruiters fear that an overqualified employee will be dissatisfied, demand more money, expect fast promotion or even jump ship. As a job seeker, […]

 

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Using Social Media to Drive Your Business

May 2, 2011 in HR Best Practices

 

Here are a few interesting statistics for you, from a February 2011 press release issued by small-business social network MerchantCircle: Facebook is becoming an increasingly popular way for merchants to market their business, with 70 percent using the social network for marketing, up from 50 percent one year ago. Facebook has now surpassed Google (66 […]

 

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Make Balance a Priority

March 28, 2011 in Career and Job Search Tips, HR Best Practices

 

Smart work/life balance tips to reduce stress and give you more time Meetings.  Soccer practice.  Long hours.  Project deadlines.  Yard work. Given all the responsibilities you have both on the job and at home, you may feel that a healthy work/life balance is unrealistic right now:  spending more time at work may cause you to […]

 

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