Resources for Job Seeking Veterans: Finance Jobs

While most of us are poised to leave work early and run head-first into the 3-day weekend, it’s important to remember that Memorial Day has a much more serious purpose than simply marking the unofficial beginning of summer.  It’s the day we honor the many men and women who gave their lives in service to

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Do you Love your Job? (Part 1)

photo via A few weeks ago we participated on a discussion on the Wall Street Job Report with a Financial Professional who felt that recruiters were not doing enough to make inferences when reading candidates resumes and therefore not doing enough to advocate for prospective employees.  We responded stating that the expectations of hiring managers

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Reassurances for 3 Common Twenty-Somethings Job Search Concerns

photo via For many recent-grads, the ideal employment scenario is to leave school and immediately find a well-fitting, high-paying job. In fact, if the job is offered following a summer-after-junior-year internship, it’s even better.  But for most of us it doesn’t happen this way.  For most of us, we have to try a few things and have

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4 Benefits of Working as a Consultant

So you’ve been searching for a permanent job for a while, but in spite of reports showing an improving economy and job market, haven’t had any luck. Last week I suggested moving to where the jobs are. But not everyone wants to (or can) relocate. It might be time to start considering the job search

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Jobless in New York—The Case for Relocating

As we all know, the economy and the job market have been slowly getting better (if you still have your doubts, I have some pretty sure fire signs to prove this).  But that does not mean that everything is back to normal and finding a job will be a breeze from here on in. In

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The Importance of Job References

Is it possible for a job seeker to rebound from listing a faulty reference in his application?  Probably not—which is why it’s best to avoid getting less-than-stellar references altogether. Earlier this week, I interviewed some HR representatives who had gathered to search for new talent at a job fair in New Jersey.  Not surprisingly, when

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