Tips for Applying.
Showcasing who you are, your skills and expertise is extremely important throughout the entire recruitment process. It is vital that you understand our company and the categories in which we operate.
To help you prepare, we have put together some handy tips to prepare you for the application process, tips for your resume and tips on how to approach a potential interview. We look forward to receiving your application!
Identify an opportunity that fits with your background, experiences and interests.
Carefully read over the job requirements. Look at the key responsibilities, the previous work experience required, the location, the level of responsibility, etc.
Conduct a self-assessment. Do an analysis of your strengths, opportunity areas and what you would bring to the role.
Do some research on our company and culture. Do McCain Foods' values align with yours? Do you feel a tie to our purpose and values?
Position the most relevant points of experience at the top of your resume/CV, where they are most likely to be read by Talent Acquisition.
Highlight your strengths which are most relevant to the specific role for which you are applying.
Demonstrate results, and quantify where possible.
Use action words to make your resume stand out.
Use bullet points with short sentences to structure the body of your application.
Tailor your resume to each individual role for which you are applying.
Be Authentic - We believe that everyone should have the chance to bring their whole selves to work. Show us who you are and be yourself during the interview.
Know our business - Do your research before you come in for your interview. Start to understand more about us as a company, what we do and our core values. Our website is a great place to start, and there are also many other online resources that you can leverage.
Show us your passion - Everyone at McCain Foods has a passion for learning, growing and for what they do here. Know your experiences, and be ready to show us how you can bring that passion to your next role here in our business.