• Candidate Resource Hub

      Whether you’re writing your CV for the first time or having to prepare a presentation for your potential future employer, at b3 jobs we want you to have the best possible chance of success – which is why we’ve put together these candidate resources to help you along your job seeking journey.



      CV Writing


      How to Write a CV

      A guide to CV writing, include structure, layout and what you should and shouldn't include.

      Example Food Industry CVs

      Template CVs for common food industry roles including NPD Technologist, Technical Manager, Production Manager, Specifications Technologist and Food Industry Graduate

      Cover Letters

      How to Write a Cover Letter

      A cover letter is important if you want to stand out from the other applicants. It gives you the chance to explain to an employer why you're the best candidate for the job.

      Example Cover Letters

      We have created a couple of cover letter examples/templates which you can use to make sure you have all the key elements covered.

      Job Interviews

      Job Interview Guide

      Essential information for job interviews including how to prepare, tips for during the interview plus post-interview help.

      Example Interview Questions

      A comprehensive list of example questions you may be asked during your interview.

      Interview Questions to Ask

      Make sure you use your interview as an opportunity to find out as much information as you can about your potential new role.

      Telephone & Video Interview Guide

      Many interviews are now conducted remotely, which means there are additional factors you need to consider to ensure your interview goes as smoothly as possible

      Presentation Interviews

      How to prepare for a presentation interview.

      How to Resign

      How to Hand in Your Notice

      Full guide on how to resign from your current position

      Counter Offer Guide

      Your current employer may not want to see you go and try to keep you, however it is not always best to stay.


      Referral Scheme

      Candidate & Vacancy Referral Scheme

      Earn £100 by referring a candidate or vacancy to us

      Food Industry Career Guide

      Food Industry Qualifications

      As highly experienced food industry recruiters, we have a great knowledge of all the qualifications that can help progress your food manufacturing career.

      Food Industry UK Salary Guide

      Every year b3 jobs produce a detailed report on average food manufacturing salaries, across a whole range of disciplines.

      Food Industry Abbreviations & Terminology

      A list of common abbreviations and acronyms used within the food manufacturing industry.


      Food Industry Blog

      b3 jobs Blog

      View our blog page for more insights and information on finding your perfect food industry job. Plus food industry news and events.