Interview Questions

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.

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?”

February 17, 2017 | By More
Video – Most Common Financial Job Interview Questions and How to Answer

Video – Most Common Financial Job Interview Questions and How to Answer

Very thorough video on examples from many differnt people on how to answer the most common interview questions. Click continue to see video.

June 4, 2014 | By More
How to Get a Financial Interview – Currency of Trust

How to Get a Financial Interview – Currency of Trust

Your interview skills will determine if you get the job offer. Networking is the process of contacting your friends and colleagues to inform them of your job search. While networking is a powerful technique, many professionals are not comfortable calling people they don’t know. The networking script and guidelines provided below will deliver the results […]

June 4, 2014 | By More

Resume Help

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 […]

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 Unfortunately, many listen to this outdated advice and devise ways to cram a complete professional history into one sheet.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 […]

June 4, 2014 | By More
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 […]

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. […]

June 4, 2014 | By More

More Articles

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 […]

June 4, 2014 | By More
6,000 Financial Jobs Added in December

6,000 Financial Jobs Added in December

Leading Financial Career Site, FinancialJobsWeb.com Comments on Financial Employment Trends from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Economic Situation Report Atlanta, GA (January 31, 2018) — The financial industry added 6,000 jobs in December, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Economic Situation Report released on Friday, January 5, 2018. “The financial industry added almost […]

January 31, 2018 | By More
8,000 Financial Jobs Added in November

8,000 Financial Jobs Added in November

Leading Financial Career Site, FinancialJobsWeb.com Comments on Financial Employment Trends from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Economic Situation Report

December 29, 2017 | By More
5,000 Financial Jobs Added in October, Reports BLS

5,000 Financial Jobs Added in October, Reports BLS

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 5,000 jobs in October according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Economic Situation Report released on Friday, November 3, 2017. “October’s employment growth marks a drop from the 13,000 jobs gained […]

November 29, 2017 | By More
Economy Adds 10,000 Financial Jobs in September, Report Says

Economy Adds 10,000 Financial Jobs in September, Report Says

Leading Financial Career Site, FinancialJobsWeb.com Comments on Financial Employment Trends from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Economic Situation Report

October 31, 2017 | By More