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10 Things Millennials Need To Be Marketable In Finance Jobs
by / on 17/04/2018 at 13:30 / in The Review

10 Things Millennials Need To Be Marketable In Finance Jobs

The finance industry can be competitive and challenging to break into initially. I still remember my early years working in the industry; it was fast-paced, overwhelming and exciting all in one. Now, as the millennial generation moves into the workforce, they must find ways to set themselves apart from the competition and make it to the top of a very […]

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What to Do When Entry-Level Positions Need “Two Years of Experience”
by / on 04/04/2018 at 13:00 / in The Review

What to Do When Entry-Level Positions Need “Two Years of Experience”

You’ve been scouring job boards for the perfect role at the right company and finally found a serious contender. This opportunity is in your ideal industry, features all of the compelling responsibilities you’re ready to take on, and it includes a company mission you’re genuinely enthusiastic about. The only problem? The description states that the organization is specifically looking for […]

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How to turn your internship into a full-time position
by / on 26/03/2018 at 12:00 / in The Review

How to turn your internship into a full-time position

There are few things more stressful than the job application process. Between re-editing your resume and the hours spent prepping for interviews, the job hunt can take its toll. The good news? If you’ve already gone through that process for landing an internship, you may be able to avoid repeating it. Many internships have a full-time offer waiting on the […]

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Get a jumpstart on 2018 with these 10 career moves
by / on 23/03/2018 at 10:30 / in The Review

Get a jumpstart on 2018 with these 10 career moves

With 2018 not far off and holiday fever in full swing, it’s easy to lose track of your career goals. Buying gifts and working out travel plans takes up time and your plans for 2018 might seem momentarily unimportant. But before the calendar flips to the dreaded Jan. 1, set yourself up for success by making these 10 career moves before […]

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The best personality types for different finance jobs
by / on 12/03/2018 at 16:00 / in The Review

The best personality types for different finance jobs

For the past decade executives at the biggest financial companies have been using a personality test to determine the best fitting job candidates, using the way a person interacts with others as a factor for deciding as to whether they will fit into certain positions. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator personality test these days is used by 80 percent of Fortune […]

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Is #MeToo Backlash Hurting Women’s Opportunities in Finance?
by / on 12/03/2018 at 12:00 / in Harvard Business Review

Is #MeToo Backlash Hurting Women’s Opportunities in Finance?

When my mother graduated from college in 1972, she interviewed at an investment bank where a manager told her that for certain positions, women were interviewed but never hired. Even in the late 1980s, she went on interviews with headhunters who would explicitly tell her, “They want to interview a woman,” with the emphasis on “interview”— as in, not hire. Through […]

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The 6 best cities for finance jobs that aren’t NYC
by / on 09/03/2018 at 11:45 / in The Review

The 6 best cities for finance jobs that aren’t NYC

New York City may have Wall Street, but it’s not the only city with promising career prospects for finance professionals. If you’re looking to get out of New York, or kick off your career in a different location, these are the six best cities for finance jobs outside of the Big Apple. Boston New York isn’t the only city in the Northeast […]

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Equity Research Associate: Job Description, Salary & Career Path
by / on 05/03/2018 at 20:00 / in The Review

Equity Research Associate: Job Description, Salary & Career Path

So you’ve thought about going into finance, but don’t want to be an investment banking analyst. Or maybe you tried going the banking route and it just wasn’t for you. There are plenty of options for a career in finance outside of investment banking. If you’re looking for a better work-life balance and solid career prospects, an equity research associate […]

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What Qualities to Look for When Hiring Risk Management Talent
by / on 05/03/2018 at 15:00 / in The Review

What Qualities to Look for When Hiring Risk Management Talent

Hiring for risk management talent? You’re not the only one. The financial services industry has seen a boon of growth within risk management over the last year, creating an intensely competitive market for risk management talent. Every finance firm from bulge-bracket investment banks to evolving FinTech platforms need qualified candidates to take on risk roles. Though responsibilities can vary from analyzing […]

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The 3 most popular jobs for CFA holders
by / on 04/03/2018 at 20:00 / in The Review

The 3 most popular jobs for CFA holders

Though acquiring a CFA is a laborious and lengthy task, the certification can hold significant advantages over an MBA for individuals interested in a long career in finance. For many, the reason to work toward their certification is obvious – charterholders get paid more, according to Life on the Buy Side. It requires little financial expenditure in comparison to an […]

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