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???
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!
This may not apply to new graduates but at one point in life we all face the same question. For all I know I faced it multiple times:) I did not study IT or even anything related to office work. My only encounter with technology was a course on MS Office applications. One would have … Continue reading I hate what I do, can I really change careers?
Most recent graduates face rejection on a daily basis. It is extremely hard to get a job on OPT visa let alone find an employer to sponsor you. So, I am sure this question comes up at one point. It is quite easy for international students to come up with years of experience back home … Continue reading Fake it ’til you make it???
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?
Comedian Sara Schaefer demonstrates a very productive day in the office:) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0SHftOkdF0
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…
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?
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!