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...
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Question: I walked off my last job in frustration with a boss who constantly belittled me and others, never gave clear guidance and ripped apart anything that wasn't his idea. I know that not...

Should Part-time and Full-time Workers be Paid Different Rates?

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Talking the Talk: A Social Entrepreneur’s Glossary

Cross-functional: Spanning various specialized areas of focus within an organization.  For example, having job responsibilities that include managing programs, people and finances. Data-driven: Taking factual, measurable points and using them to focus programs, missions and future development.  Being data-driven is...

Sample Resume: Accounting

Joe James 123, Main St Boston, MA 02109, (123)-456 7890. email@domain.com OBJECTIVE: Seeking a position as an Accounting Assistant where extensive experience will be further developed and utilized. CAREER PROFILE: Detail-oriented, efficient and organized professional with extensive experience in accounting...

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