Conscious Culture and LinkedIn Profiles

I was recently having a conversation with a client who had just been promoted to manager of her team. In sharing her new experience as a leader, she spoke about how it was a challenge to not only manage her team’s responsibilities but also to make sure that they are productive, growing and happy. Her

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Blogging About Blogging

If you Google why companies should blog, you’ll get tons of search results (around 388 million, actually). The potential outcomes are endless: increased traffic to a company’s website, cost-effective and focused marketing, and better SEO. In fact, HubSpot conducted a survey and found that 60% of businesses with blogs end up gaining more customers. So

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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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Affordable Care as an Aid to Consulting

Some rights reserved by Kevin Burkett   Last month, the American Staffing Association worked with Representative Todd Young (R – IN) to approve HR-2575 which redefines the Affordable Care Act’s designation of full-time employee status. Currently, workers are defined as full-time if they work 30 hours per week – HR-2575 increases the minimum to 40

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Finance Recruiting Outlook for 2014

Recently quoted in efinancialcareers, Peter Laughter, Wall Street Services CEO offers up some insights on forthcoming finance recruiting trends for 2014. Read on to find out where hiring is going in the new year. By all counts, 2014 looks to be a strong year for financial services and many sectors will see an increase in

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Wall Street Services wins a 2013 North American Candidate Experience Award

Boutique recruiting firm in the finance industry receives recognition for candidate experience in job application process New York, NY (11/4/13) – For the second year in a row, Wall Street Services, a boutique recruiting firm for financial consultants based in New York City, was presented with a North America Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards at the

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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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Financial Recruiters and Consultants: A Productive Partnership

For many job seekers, the role of the recruiter is often regarded as someone who only represents the best interests of the hiring firm.  There is no reason why financial recruiters and consultants cannot work together to develop a mutually beneficial partnership. Both the job applicant and recruiter share equal responsibility in ensuring that the potential financial

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