Tony Sanchez
over 4 years ago
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I can do this

There’s a food manufacturer called Ideal Snacks hiring in a neighboring town from where I live. It looks like a good full time job to have over the summer so I can save some money for college next year, besides the starting pay is higher than any other job I’ve seen online with McDonald’s or Walmart. I want to apply but I don’t have any work experience at all. I’m not even sure if they would hire me at 17. How can I convince them to give me a job without any work skills or work history?

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Penny Jackson
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Hi Tony, Most manufactures are really good at training the right candidates. Go online and search resume samples for teens/high school students and put a resume together. As long as your good at following directions, punctual, and available to work any day/time your an ideal candidate for the job.

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Tony: You have one of the most important attributes that employers are looking for today and that is attitude. If you helped your parents in keeping the yard mowed or with taking care of younger siblings, try to put a statement that your parents had told you how much they appreciated their being able to depend on you. Perhaps your Mother might have told you that she had never missed a days work because you had always been there to help her with your siblings. Good luck getting a job and when you do, make sure you show that you can be depended upon on that job. It will help you get the next one! Jim H.

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James Callahan
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Tony,

It's obvious you are a conscientious hard worker. That will come through to the company immediately. First, go to this company's website and identify their vision and goals as a corporation. Also see if they are a global company and identify what their growth initiative is. Identify what is important to them and script a message of how you as a team member can contribute to these things and what "value" you bring to the table. This the most important part to communicate is being concerned for the growth and business initiative which shows a higher-level thinking. Participating in the Safety Program, Sustainability initiative and OEE. Please see below.

Other initiatives they may have: Workplace Safety Sustainability - Energy conservation OEE - operational equipment effectiveness Production goals/order fulfillment Quality Initiative

Ideal Snacks Mission Statement: Evolve consumers to a better-for-you snacking behavior by providing snacks that are healthy and delicious. We are a unique contract snack manufacturer with products that take a holistic approach to healthy snacks through taste, texture, aroma, ingredients and health benefits. (This is the money statement) Working with Ideal Snacks you are collaborating with the world leader in development and commercialization of high quality, great tasting and better for you snacks.

IDeal Snacks Differentiators and “Value Proposition” Ideal Snacks is committed to high quality manufacturing. Today we produce products in a 250,000 square foot. facility in Liberty, NY. We continue to win manufacturing quality awards from some of the best consumer product goods companies in the world. Continual investment in manufacturing has enabled Ideal to be an industry leader in development and commercialization. Ideal continues to build our manufacturing capabilities in baking, puffing and flavoring and packaging. Flavoring applications include dry seasoning, glaze, drizzle, enrobing, and inclusions. We package in various sizes and forms and are capable of flexibility as needed by our customers. All items bolded are key take-aways about the company that expresses what is important to them.

Happy Hunting Tony,

-jim

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