What to Wear to Your Interview

If in doubt about interview attire at a particular company, don't be afraid to ask the recruiter what is or isn't appropriate to wear. You can also check with people you know at the...

What to do when a New Hire Earns More than you do

A: It can be demoralizing when an employer offers a bigger salary to someone who will have the same role as you, but it's not unusual. For some jobs, the external market value increases...

What do Employers Mean by “or equivalent”?

Q. What exactly is meant by the word equivalent in the phrase "four-year degree or equivalent"? A. When an employer uses the term equivalent, it typically means they will consider any job-related experience that will...

Top 10 Interview Tips from an Etiquette Professional

Could there be a more difficult situation than walking into a room with one or more strangers, sitting in what feels like a criminal interrogation spotlight, knowing your every word and gesture are being...

Impressing Your Interviewers During a Group Interview

Many job candidates preparing for an interview expect to sit down with a human resources person and talk one on one, since that's the traditional model. But many companies are adopting a group interview...

Forget About the Job, Learn to Leverage Contacts

Understanding the importance of networking is not enough!? Everyone in the job market has that understanding. To be successful in networking, you'll need to make the right moves with your contacts. Making the first move is always...
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Creating a Stellar Resume

A good resume can be hard to find; just ask any hiring manager thumbing through stacks of them. To stand apart from the crowd in today's competitive employment market, financial professionals must submit a...

Follow-Up Letters Win Jobs

Most job seekers neglect to write a letter, assuming that once they leave the interviewer's office the interview is over. Well, it isn't. The interview process extends beyond the one-on-one meeting and it is...

Sample Resume: Finance

Joe James 123 Main St Boston, MA 02109 (123)-456 7890. email@domain.com OBJECTIVE : Position as financial or investment advisor with a leading investment firm, specializing in the management of large corporate assets. CREDENTIALS : CFP, 199 NASD 6 And 7 NASD 63 EXPERIENCE : Financial...

Setting up a Job-Shadowing Experience

A job-shadowing experience can also be the outgrowth of an informational interview. At your interview, you might be asked if you'd like to stick around a little longer than the planned time for the...

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