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.

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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
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
Did You Lose Your Financial Job?

Did You Lose Your Financial Job?

How do you explain how you lost your job. This article does a good job of helping you find the best way to explain. If you’ve lost your job – or are going to lose your job – the last thing that you want to talk about is “why” you lost your job. In fact, […]

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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 […]

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 Unfortunately, many listen to this outdated advice and devise ways to cram a complete professional history into one sheet.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

More Articles

Featured Financial Jobs: August 4, 2017

Featured Financial Jobs: August 4, 2017

See the latest financial job postings from FinancialJobsWeb.com.

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August 4, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Overcome Shyness and Lead

This Week in Career Advice: Overcome Shyness and Lead

Being shy in a management position can be difficult. Those who suffer from shyness tend to be uncomfortable in large groups of people and tend to avoid conflict – two scenarios difficult to avoid with a team of individuals answering to you.

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July 30, 2017 | By More
Featured Financial Jobs: July 29, 2017

Featured Financial Jobs: July 29, 2017

See the latest financial job postings from FinancialJobsWeb.com.

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July 29, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Workplace Wedding Etiquette

This Week in Career Advice: Workplace Wedding Etiquette

It’s wedding season and Ask A Manager’s Alison Green has all (and we mean all) of your workplace wedding-related questions answered! Over at The Cut, Alison answers the wedding questions she gets every year, including whether you‘re obligated to attend your coworker’s wedding, whether you’re expected to invite coworkers to your wedding, and how much […]

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July 21, 2017 | By More