The Year-End Holiday Job Special

  It’s the end of the year and most of us are busy musing over our shopping or how we will be spending the holidays. One thing we frequently overlook is the fact that the end of the year is full of hidden presents. Particularly for those of us who include a new job as

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Could LinkedIn Cost You Your Finance Job?

The New York Times reports that four people have brought a class action lawsuit against LinkedIn contending that the service’s “Reference Search” cost them job opportunities. This feature, which is only available to premium account holders who pay a monthly fee, allows employers to discover who else worked at a company during the same time

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Financial Jobs: Consider a Financial Consulting Career

The finance industry offers a wide variety of opportunities for financial consultants. If you’re looking to begin your career in the finance industry, or you’re a seasoned finance professional, consider a consultant role as a step in your career development. Consulting opportunities exist in accounting, investment banking, trading, and many other areas of finance, and

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6 Tips for Working with a Headhunter

Headhunters can be a great resource to shore up your job search. However, you need to approach this avenue a little differently than with the HR department of a firm. Here are some tips from our side of the table to help you navigate your search. 1. Find the right one: Do your research and

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Off the Beaten Path – Roads to a Finance Job

So, Dorothy was told that there was one road, of the yellow persuasion, that would take her to the Wizard. If she strayed from that path, she would never make it to Oz. Unfortunately, many job hunters have applied that same view to jobs on Wall Street and in finance. They tend to believe that

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Tips on How to Find a Job: Keep Track of Job Listings

You’ve heard this before: looking for a job is full-time work. In order to be effective, we apply to many job listings but it’s hard to keep track of everything. Some positions require a job application, others require a resume/cover letter. When a hiring manager calls for an interview you’ll be scatterbrained. You won’t know

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Getting Your Foot in the Door with Project-Based Finance Jobs

Finding finance jobs in today’s market can be tough. But being creative in your search can lead to lucrative long term employment doing what your love. For this reason, many professionals have “tried on” a few firms by taking project-based jobs. This has allowed for more freedom in the job market as well as possible

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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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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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