Tips For Getting A Craft Beverage Job Interview
When searching for a job in the craft beverage industry there are a number of things you can do to set yourself apart from other job seekers. Because craft beverage jobs are very niche, there is often a lot of competition vying for the same job listing. In a recent interview with Fullsteam Brewery CEO Sean Wilson, Sean discussed what he looks for when sorting through applications for Job Listings with Craft Beverage Jobs.
I will say this, for people who are considering applying; a personalized cover letter goes a long way.
Sean goes on to make the observation that as the CEO of a growing brewery, he does not have the time to sort through multiple applications with just general information. He gives the following tips:
- Don’t use an application template, be creative and unique
- Add a cover letter with your application
- Tailor your cover letter to represent who you are as an individual
- Share facts about the brewery and position you are applying for to show you have done some research
- Above all else, express your passion for the industry
He adds, we are in the industry of craft beer. The word craft implies that we take time and great care to produce a superior product. Do the same when you fill out an application and cover letter. It will make the difference of who I want to interview.
Tips For Writing A Cover Letter
If writing a cover letter seems intimidating and not something that your naturally inclined to do, then let Craft Beverage Jobs help! Craft Beverage Jobs has broken the process down into easy to follow steps that will ensure you create an Irresistible Cover Letter, setting yourself apart from other applicants of the job your applying for.
In Part 1 we take a look at the basics of formatting your cover letter. These are simple tips to help you identify yourself and make it easy for any hiring manager to quickly asses your qualifications. Part 1 also comes with examples on how to write a great headline to get your future bosses attention!
In Part 2, we explain the importance of your opening paragraph. We take all the guess work out of it by breaking down your opening paragraph step by step. Also, in Part 2 of How To Write An Irresistible Cover Letter, we examine the proper way to write the body of your letter and construct a strong conclusion. Finally, we leave you with great tips on adding hyper links, video and using social media to your advantage!
Tips For Writing A Resume
- Who You Are
- What You Have Done
- What You Can Do
In addition, there are a few simple tips to ensure your resume is polished and professional:
- Use present tense action verbs for jobs you are currently working
- Use past tense action verbs for jobs you are no longer working
- Correct all spelling errors, grammatical mistakes and typos
- Avoid personal pronouns and the use of abbreviations
- Always be truthful about the information you share
- Do not list salary requirements
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