Category Archives: "Job Hunting"

4 Mar, 2021

Chef, here’s what employers want to see in a CV

By Nick Baldwin, MD of DoMyCV. The process of reviewing a CV or resume (for chefs or any other profession for that matter) has been likened to going on a blind date – the reader is effectively meeting you for the first time and they will want to find out what they need to know […]

25 Jan, 2021

8 tips to look after yourself chef

8 tips to look after yourself chef Let’s face it this year so far (like last) has mainly been *hit. Many chefs are either on furlough (awaiting their fate), or are without a job. Working as a chef provides much more than just the way you make a living. It provides structure, purpose, social support and […]

23 Dec, 2020

Chef jobs outside of the kitchen

Chef jobs outside of the kitchen to consider If this last year has shown us one thing, it’s that things can change very quickly.  Many chefs have lost their jobs or have been placed on and off furlough. Sadly, this has also resulted in many chefs deciding to leave the industry altogether. However, whereas in […]

9 Jun, 2020

Chef CV: How to handle job gaps and job hopping

With some countries starting to reopen for business as they move into the recovery phase of Covid-19, now may be the time to start thinking about reviewing your Chef CV. If you have a work history with gaps in it or have been prone to moving jobs frequently you’ll need to carefully present your experience within […]

9 Nov, 2018

5 Signs it’s time to move job chef

When you’re a chef working long hours, it’s not always easy to find the time to look for a new job. However, there are some telltale signs that suggest it’s time to move on and find a new job with a different employer. Here are five key signs that suggest it’s time to start exploring […]

24 Feb, 2018

Working overseas to boost your chef career

At some point many chefs consider working overseas to add a boost to their career, experience new cultures, learn new cooking techniques and gain valuable life experiences. However, the reality of just upping sticks and moving abroad is often not quite as easy! So to help, we’ve put together a list of things you should […]

4 Jun, 2017

Guide to finding a chef job on Instagram

It’s the age of social media, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Instagram can be used for far more than just sharing pictures. Not only is Instagram a good way to (visually) establish your kitchen expertise it can, with a little tact, easily be used to help in your search for a great […]

16 Jan, 2017

5 top tips to get noticed when job searching

If you’re a chef looking for your next career move, here are five great tips to make sure you get noticed and hired by the best employers: 1. Find ways to let your creativity shine As every HR manager will tell you: CVs say very little. How much information can people really fit onto one […]

8 Dec, 2016

How to avoid chef job scams

Anyone with a computer and an internet connection can set up a website these days, so it’s no surprise that scams are becoming more common among people looking for a new job. Recruitment scams aren’t that much different to the other online scams you may have heard about in the news. Online scam artists usually contact […]

21 Nov, 2016

Tips on using Google+ to find a chef job

Although Google+ has taken a while to gain momentum, it’s starting to become more popular with businesses and individuals alike. As with rivals Facebook and Twitter, Google+ is also becoming more popular as a platform for chefs looking for work to showcase their expertise and connect with employers and recruiters across the globe. Here are […]