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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Summer is a Great Time to Seek Employment

No matter what reasons you come up with – summertime is not the time to slack off on your job search efforts.  Between family vacations and taking the summer off after a recent graduation, job searches often get put on hold until the fall. But summer might actually be one of the best times to

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Tips on How to Find a Job Through Social Media

Social media is all the rage.  Nearly everyone in the world is on at least one social network.  More than likely it’s on one of the main four:  Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+.  You check those sites on a daily basis; you might as well use that same determination to find your next job.  However,

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Jobs on Wall Street: Tips on How to Succeed

As the U.S. economy hasn’t fully recovered from its meltdown in 2008, jobs on Wall Street can still be hard to come by. But that is no reason to give up hope. According to a recent article in Forbes, since the 1950s, the financial service sector has amassed a share of 8.5% of the GDP, up from 2.5%.

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Value of Volunteering in Your Finance Job Search

As the old maxim says, it is easiest to find a job when you already have one. You may wonder why employment opportunities tend to rain on those who hardly need it. One reason is the network—that by working, you become aware of job opportunities either at your own company in others from you colleagues

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A Freelance Economy: The New Normal

The shift in the American workforce to freelancing is a permanent change in the idea of what it means to build a workforce. This is the new normal. We have seen a significant drop off in direct hire positions and an increase in professionals working on a consulting basis. According to a recent US Bureau

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Finance Jobs for Graduates: Follow the Money Heroes

Finance graduates of 2013 – you are the Money Heroes of the future. Now that you’ve learned the formulas, theories, methods and laws of finance, and chosen New York City has your launching site, it’s time to apply your education and join the ranks of CNNMoney’s 2013 “Salute [to] extraordinary people who’ve improved others’ financial well-being.”  You

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Financial Consulting Jobs: Interim Position or Long-term Career?

For some financial professionals, a job in financial consulting can be the first job out of college and one that is considered a stepping-stone to a full-time career. For others who have worked in the finance field for a long time, consulting can be a career in itself. First Time Consultants The career path for financial

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Five Cities to Search for Finance Jobs in 2013

The good news for the class of 2013?  Economists agree that you’ve found the right year.  Students matriculating in June have a better chance of landing jobs than degree holding hopefuls just 9 months ago.  Better news?  From that class, finance is the top degree in demand.  The Brookings Institution reports that there are 184,312 openings for financial

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