Work Environment Matters

There are many reasons why people leave their jobs — perhaps their salary was not something their were comfortable; maybe their boss was insane; or its possible that they could no longer deal with the commute (I am sure you know at least one person with the commute from hell—the person who has to take

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How to Get Recruiters to Come to You

In an uncertain job market, it can seem impossible to get your foot in the door of a company you are interested in working for. Even for experienced job seekers with an impressive array of skills and experience, it can be tricky to get recruiters interested in what you have to offer. How can you

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Interview Attire Tips for the Ladies

Gentlemen have it easy: a clean suit, collared shirt and conservative tie and they’re polished and good to go for their interview. With so many options and so many places to go wrong, it’s a different story for the ladies. I say the following not to start a rant about fairness, but simply to acknowledge

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One Step Ahead Of The Competition: Securing A Promotion

Victor1558 Before you inquire about any possible promotions, you will have to set a goal. One of the misconceptions that are connected with most job promotions is that they occur naturally. Yes – promotions might come your way if you are an exceptional worker, however, finance jobs tend to be fiercely competitive. You will have

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Finance Jobs: The Important Role of the Business Analyst

The role of the business analyst is one of the most important positions in the financial services industry, especially within operations. Acting as a liaison between the financial goals of the business customers and the technical environment within the organization, the business analyst plays a critical part in the success of the company. Some of

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Getting Back to Work After Being Unemployed

You have a job, lose it (or quit) and have high hopes for your next job. You’re hitting the pavement each day. Months start to pass and the drive you once had is going away. Those months become longer and longer until you apply numbingly to every job available. Your self-esteem, confidence and bank account

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Professional Resolutions: 2014

We are just a few weeks into 2014, and it still has that new car smell. However, I’m certain that many of us have already cracked some of those shiny, simple-seeming resolutions. For my part, I deleted my Facebook account and lasted an admirable six days before accessing it, and my resolve to make a

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Getting A Foot In The Door For Jobs On Wall Street

On Wall Street, it is often more about who you know rather than what you know. While an education helps, getting jobs on Wall Street is often just as much about personality and preparedness. Beef Up Your Credentials Investopedia.com discusses what most banks on Wall Street are looking for when they look for employees: Although

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