The Right Way to Deal With a Bad Boss

The Right Way to Deal With a Bad Boss

There may come a time during your career in financial services that you find yourself working for someone who lacks both management, communications and interpersonal relationship skills. In…

Tackling Performance Reviews Like They Were Job Interviews

Tackling Performance Reviews Like They Were Job Interviews

To anyone maintaining a career in financial services, it's no longer enough just to land a great job. You want to keep it, excel at it and use…

References: Your Rock or Pure Rubble?

References: Your Rock or Pure Rubble?

Anytime you begin your hunt for a new job, you make sure you get your resume updated and maybe your wardrobe, too. But all too often you may…

8 Things You Should Never Lie About on Your Resume

8 Things You Should Never Lie About on Your Resume

Editor's note: This article first appeared on our Singapore site but is useful here as well. A little white lie on your resume may seem innocuous, especially in…

Structuring Your Summer Job Search

Structuring Your Summer Job Search

The old saying that looking for a job is a full-time gig may sound cliché, but it’s true—which means you’ve got to have a plan and you can't…

The trick to balancing summer casual and appropriate business attire

The trick to balancing summer casual and appropriate business attire

The worst of summer is upon us – those unbroken days of intense heat that sap the spirits, chase us indoors, hike our air conditioning bills and ruin…

Telephone Interviews Conducted By HR Call For Preparation, Concentration and Quiet

Telephone Interviews Conducted By HR Call For Preparation, Concentration and Quiet

It’s happened to many of us: We’re out and about and the cell phone rings, and an unfamiliar number pops up. Turns out it’s an HR official with…

What to do when HR goes quiet during an interview process

What to do when HR goes quiet during an interview process

Interviewing for a job is a lot like dating. There are rules to be followed. The goal is to create chemistry. Appear too enthusiastic and you’ll come across…

How to handle yourself when the interviewer does not know how to handle the interview

How to handle yourself when the interviewer does not know how to handle the interview

When you get the call to interview with firm X and meet with person Y, logically you would think that person Y would ask relevant questions to evaluate…

The Importance of Choosing the Right References

The Importance of Choosing the Right References

Think of a job reference as a praise singer and an advocate. A single job reference could be the difference between whether you get that plum job or…

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