#1 Mistake People Make When Networking

Whether it’s to expand your social network or to improve your job prospects, by now you understand the virtues and necessity of networking and meeting new people. Yet attending event after event, there’s one thing that I’ve noticed far too many young professionals forget to do—follow up. If you make a connection, keep it! What

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Is a Career in Investment Banking Worth the Investment?

With jobs that offer offer great pay, great connections, and an exciting, deal-making, work environment, investment banking is a career path that’d be hard for any competitive go-getter to pass up.  In the past we’ve shared some great tips to having a successful career in investment banking.  But is it really worth the investment? Along

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New Tool for your Job Search: LinkedIn Endorsements

Linkedin rolled out a new feature on its personal profile pages—One Click Endorsements—that offer LinkedIn users a quick way to confirm their connections’ skills and expertise.  For job seekers, it’s a fantastic opportunity to validate the skills and resume keywords they’ve used and to strengthen their profile for hiring managers (LinkedIn is quickly becoming a

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7 Free Resources for Your Job Search

It’s no secret that costs in New York have been creeping upward in the last few years. Even services like career counseling and career fairs can carry a weighty price tag.  But whether going through Financial Services recruiters or phoning a friend, financial job hunting doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg.  Job

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How to Search for Jobs on the Weekend: Priorities & Schedule

One of the most difficult parts of a job search is finding the time, especially when you currently have a full time job during the week. The last thing you want to do when you get home at night is spend hours updating your resume, writing personalized cover letter, search through job postings, etc. In

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Top 5 Free Mobile Apps for Your Job Search

“We are changing the world with technology.” – Bill Gates The way we do things, the way we think, the way we interact and communicate, technology now plays a huge part in our lives. One of the key pieces of technology that is creating this change is the smartphone. Nearly 116 million Americans will use

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3 Moving Tips for Your Job Search

Boxes and resumes? What do these items have in common you ask? Both moving and searching for a job are tedious and necessary. Let’s explore 3 tips to tackle two of the hardest and most time consuming events in ones life – Moving and Job Search. 1. Organization The key to moving is organization; get

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Do I really need the MBA for a career in Financial Services?

The short answer is no, you don’t NEED an MBA to have a successful investment banking career.  Top-notch financial services new york recruiters, like Wall Street Services, pride themselves on their proven ability to connect candidates with their dream jobs in Finance.  But there are lots of pros and cons to consider—here’s our proverbial grain

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5 Things Not To Do in Your Job Search

Each Wednesday on our Facebook Page, we share a What Not To Do tip for your job search. Whether its singing in the interview or throwing your resume off the top of a roof, these What Not To Do tips will be sure to perk up your week and add a little pep to your

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Qualities Investment Banking Firms Look for in a Candidate

Everyone wants Investment Banking jobs —in my experience, it’s one of a handful of fields that are highly sought after by recent grads and early-career job seekers. And it’s pretty clear why. Not only is IB (Investment Banking) exciting, it’s an easy catalyst to a successful financial services career.  Investment banking jobs are fast paced

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