Tag: cover letters

Career Crunch: Why cover letters are a waste of time, the firms hiring ex-UBS investment bankers

Career Crunch: Why cover letters are a waste of time, the firms hiring ex-UBS investment bankers

What have you missed in the fast-moving world of financial services recruitment? Here’s a round-up of the top stories on eFinancialCareers over the past week. The one thing…

Nine stupid mistakes that commonly kill cover letters in Australia

Nine stupid mistakes that commonly kill cover letters in Australia

If you’re an international candidate looking for a finance job in Australia, you face an uphill battle against both locals and expat Aussies returning home. The cover letter…

Stalking the Hiring Manager is Not a Good Career Strategy

Stalking the Hiring Manager is Not a Good Career Strategy

A job candidate hadn’t heard from the hiring manager within a week as promised. So the candidate called every half hour. He ended up calling 18 times. “The…

This man could turn you into a star trader at a top hedge fund

This man could turn you into a star trader at a top hedge fund

Sean Lee wants to help you become a top FX trader, no matter whether you’re living in New York, Sydney or Nairobi.

Blue Horseshoe: An awful cover letter can be catastrophic for your career. Here are three tips to help you write a good one

Blue Horseshoe: An awful cover letter can be catastrophic for your career. Here are three tips to help you write a good one

An advertisement that asks for a CV is likely to trigger a flood of them before it even finishes spelling out the job description. A request for a…