interview tips

Interview Preparation: Be Positive, Interested, and Engaged

November 22, 2021 in Career and Job Search Tips, HR Best Practices, Interview Tips

 

No matter which side of the interview desk you sit on, you absolutely must use interview preparation to make a great impression. The employer has to be ready to explain why their organization and the position provide a great opportunity for the candidate; likewise, the candidate has to convince the potential employer why s/he’s the […]

 

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Two Problems With Confidential Searches

November 8, 2021 in HR Best Practices

 

Kinsa Group’s food and beverage industry recruiting specialists get asked from time to time to conduct confidential searches for client employers. In other words, to search for candidates without divulging what employer the search is for, typically because someone is currently in the job and they don’t want to “rock the boat” until a replacement […]

 

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How To Write The Best Job Interview Thank You Note

June 21, 2021 in Interview Tips

 

Even if you’ve absolutely nailed your job interview, you could rule yourself out of the running if you fail to follow up with your interviewer afterwards. In order to stand out, it’s important that a thank you note or email is sent immediately after the job interview. Your follow up communication has more to it than merely […]

 

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Zoom Meetings Are Not The Same As Video Interview Etiquette

March 15, 2021 in Career and Job Search Tips, Interview Tips

 

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, videoconferencing has changed the way corporate meetings are being conducted. Understandably, as part of the “new normal,” a lot of former business expectations have been relaxed. We’ve all seen videos of television professionals getting interrupted mid-stream by toddlers, cats, and dogs unexpectedly joining Zoom meetings, and workers who don’t realize […]

 

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Do You Really Want to Work for THAT Company?!

July 27, 2020 in Career and Job Search Tips

 

For months, you’ve been looking for your next job in the food and beverage industry. You’ve sent applications, talked to recruiters and now you’ve got some interviews scheduled and are starting to narrow your options for where to go next. However, have you checked the company’s reputation? Have you asked any industry contacts whether this […]

 

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Building Your Employer Brand: Treat Your Next Interview Like a Sales Pitch

September 23, 2019 in HR Best Practices, Interview Tips

 

Have you developed a top-of-the-line interview process, only to have candidates continue to reject your offers? There’s one piece of the puzzle you may be missing – branding. Branding isn’t just part of a company’s marketing function; it’s a core component of attracting and retaining talent and is integral to any successful hiring strategy. In today’s job […]

 

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5 Video Interview Preparation Tips

April 15, 2019 in Career and Job Search Tips, Interview Tips

 

Use Your Video Interview as a Chance to Stand Out from Fellow Candidates If you are camera-shy, tech-phobic or simply prefer face-to-face interaction—inasmuch as anyone enjoys a job interview—you may need some when it comes to sharpening your video interviewing set-up, skills and performance. Sprinkle in a few of these five tips to prepare for […]

 

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