Job fairs make me freeze!!! How can I hide the awkward???

Room full of people and speed interviews one after another. Two things most people dislike the most! Most job seekers believe that they are the only ones who feel uncomfortable in job fairs, unfortunately they are no picnic for most of us. Often times they are way more intimidating than job interviews with unknown agendas, … Continue reading Job fairs make me freeze!!! How can I hide the awkward???

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I wish I could understand you!

Do you ever feel like no one is following what you say? Do you feel like you cannot express yourself in front of others? Then you have a communication problem and it often happens to international students. Why can't we go and work in countries where we do not speak the language? Though technology, medicine, … Continue reading I wish I could understand you!

What are core Finance and Accounting competencies that you should list in your Resume?

Braun Weiss Inc. focuses on Financial Services Industry and Financial systems, so we work with, talk to, meet...many Finance candidates and go through many many Resumes. It is obviously common sense that someone who is a CPA will know about basics of Accounting, but if you do not have a CPA or CFA your master's … Continue reading What are core Finance and Accounting competencies that you should list in your Resume?

I have no relevant job experience, so I simply won’t list anything on my Resume…

We keep writing about this over and over again, because I still see dozens of Resumes on a daily basis that is lacking the basics. They just have educational details and tons of school work details, but not enough work experience. Even candidates with experience barely lists 2-3 bullet points and saturate their Resume with … Continue reading I have no relevant job experience, so I simply won’t list anything on my Resume…

Are you ready to use Excel to excel?

BI tools are dime a dozen and I see candidates proudly listing Tableau, PowerBI, Phyton…you name it... Colleges make sure they expose students to as many tools as possible and list them in their Resume. However almost every Resume I have seen is lacking the most commonly used tool: MS Excel. If you wish to … Continue reading Are you ready to use Excel to excel?

How can I get US references without a job? Try volunteering!

Most employers will require candidates to have US references, some will even prefer candidates with local references, so what can students due if they do not have work/study options? Try volunteering! Many non-profit organizations are looking for long-term volunteers to help them with various administrative and technical tasks. This is a great way to build … Continue reading How can I get US references without a job? Try volunteering!