Entry Level – What to Do When You’re New in Finance?

The company hired you for your financial skills, which you documented quite well in your resume and during your interview. What isn’t so clear is how you’ll actually behave at work, since this is your first job. Prove to the company and your co-workers that you fit right in by following these tips. Watch your

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Your Credit Report and Searching for a Job in Finance

When you apply for financial jobs, you expect potential employers to verify your previous workplaces, confirm your educational qualifications, and ensure that you have no criminal background. Recent financial scandals have made these examinations more necessary than ever. What may surprise you is that interviewers also look at your credit history. They assume that how

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How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile Title When Looking for Work

The many debates of whether to let employers on LinkedIn know that you’re unemployed or not are ongoing. Some sites say you should by covering up employment with fancy phrases such as ‘seeking work,’ in transition’ and ‘open to opportunities.’ Others are saying it’s a mistake because they’ll know you’re unemployed and they will skip

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Clean Up Your Online Profile Before Searching for Financial Jobs

In your search for financial jobs, you most likely looked up potential employers using the Internet. You examined their websites, checked up on news reports about their financial dealings, and even visited forums run by their employees and customers. These investigations gave you a more balanced picture of the companies. Don’t be surprised if these

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3 Characteristics of Finance Recruiters

Financial institutions are under the pressure to compete, to perform, to understand market complexities, to innovate with their own services, and to comply with a host of regulations. The skills to be able to meet these needs are rare. In addition to top graduates and senior professionals in economics, business, and finance, financial firms also

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Financial Jobs Outlook Positive

With so much uncertainty in the economy and the many dynamics that play into that uncertainty, many found themselves rethinking their career choices in recent years. For those who kept their focus and remained dedicated to building a career in the financial sector, and certainly on Wall Street, there’s a lot to look forward to.

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Applying for More than One Finance Job in the Same Company

A finance company is looking for five positions.  Of those five positions you are interested in applying for two.  Is it alright to apply two or more finance jobs in the same company? Do you have to choose one job over the other? Employers’ Point of View Some employers view this as determination to get into the

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Interview Tips – Prepare, Prepare, Prepare

The interview, that thrilling, foreboding obstacle to employment. Like any obstacle course, there are the expected sand traps, walls and worse yet- surprises. The key to successfully handling this is preparation, and recognizing that the majority of the situation is in your control- you can go to the gym to prep for your 5K, or

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