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Interview Tips: Advice From a Harvard Career Advisor

Interview Tips: Advice From a Harvard Career Advisor

How can you properly prepare for a job interview? Linda Spencer, the Assistant Director of the Office of Career Services at Harvard, gives some practical advice useful to job-hunters of any age.

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February 24, 2017 | By More
How To Answer “Tell Me About Yourself?”

How To Answer “Tell Me About Yourself?”

Walk into any interview, and you’re likely to hear this question: “Tell me about yourself?”

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February 17, 2017 | By More
Financial Interview Preparation; You Need to ‘Brand’ Yourself

Financial Interview Preparation; You Need to ‘Brand’ Yourself

What makes you unique and different than the next person. You better be able to commuicate this so you will stand out from the crowd. Almost every article – or career coach – will tell you that in order to do well in an interview – and to ultimately get the job offer, you must […]

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June 4, 2014 | By More
Video – Do’s and Don’ts

Video – Do’s and Don’ts

Here is a great video on what “to do” and “what not to do” on an interview. Click continue to view the video.

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June 4, 2014 | By More

Resume Help

How Good Does Your Financial Resume Look?

How Good Does Your Financial Resume Look?

This is the second in a series of articles highlighting principles for writing a sparkling resume. Each article presents one or more keys to creating a professional and effective resume that generates interviews. How Resumes are Read Resumes are rarely read. Resumes are first scanned, usually by HR (Human Resources) or the internal recruiter. Resumes […]

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June 4, 2014 | By More
Customize Your Financial Resume for Today’s Job Search

Customize Your Financial Resume for Today’s Job Search

The résumé that landed you a job five or ten years ago may no longer be as effective as it once was, especially if it was the “one size fits all” type. In order to conduct a successful job search, it’s essential that you custom fit your document to the targeted position and its challenges. […]

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June 4, 2014 | By More
What Do You Think About Lying on Your Financial Resume?

What Do You Think About Lying on Your Financial Resume?

It is tempting to put little white lies on your resume. These might include overstating your knowledge of required software (“If they call me, I’ll teach myself over the weekend”), a certification (“They’ll never go through all that trouble to find out”) or extending dates at a former employer (“They can’t find out. The company […]

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June 4, 2014 | By More
Don’t Worry About the “One-Page Financial Resume Rule”

Don’t Worry About the “One-Page Financial Resume Rule”

Contrary to what your college professor said, the one-page resume rule is a myth. Contrary to what your college professor said, the one-page resume rule is a myth. Unfortunately, many listen to this outdated advice and devise ways to cram a complete professional history into one sheet. So much so that most job seekers expand […]

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June 4, 2014 | By More

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What to Say Regarding Hard to Explain Aspects of Your Financial Work History.

What to Say Regarding Hard to Explain Aspects of Your Financial Work History.

Read this article if you might have trouble explaining why you were out of work, staying at home or are changing careers. Nobody’s perfect. But nobody wants to hear about your problems and baggage either. Especially in the job interview. Some people’s lives begin to sound like a Soap Opera because there have been so […]

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June 4, 2014 | By More
Financial Industry Employment Gains Drop to 7,000 Jobs in February

Financial Industry Employment Gains Drop to 7,000 Jobs in February

Leading Financial Career Site, FinancialJobsWeb.com Comments on Financial Employment Trends from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Economic Situation Report The financial industry added 7,000 jobs in February, a drop from the 32,000 jobs gained in January, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Economic Situation Report released on Friday, March 10, 2017.

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March 28, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Writing Cover Letters

This Week in Career Advice: Writing Cover Letters

Every week, the FinancialJobsWeb.com Employment Blog brings you the top career articles with the best advice. This week, we’re looking at resources to help you write a cover letter! 

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March 27, 2017 | By More
Hot Financial Jobs: PWC is Hiring!

Hot Financial Jobs: PWC is Hiring!

See the latest financial job postings from PwC, listed on FinancialJobsWeb.com.

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March 22, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Stock Options, and Bad Coworkers

This Week in Career Advice: Stock Options, and Bad Coworkers

Every week, the FinancialJobsWeb.com Employment Blog brings you the top career articles with the best advice. This week, we’re looking at resources to help you write a cover letter!

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March 20, 2017 | By More