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???
Today I am sharing the posting of one of our consultants. They kindly shared their experiences after graduation. Why fake resumes are more common among OPT Students ? – A Student’s Perspective I see many posts in LinkedIn about fake resumes and how consulting companies are using OPT students to fake their profiles and land a … Continue reading Why fake resumes are more common among OPT Students? #FakeSummaryofExperience
Maybe I am too cautious, or maybe because I shop online A LOT, I am always skeptical of sharing my financial and personal information online. We live in the age of information and with information there comes risks, and believe me tons of them! I see many postings online asking job seekers and students to send their … Continue reading To be scammed or not to be scammed: that is the question!
I was talking to a candidate and explaining why it is extremely important that you include itemized task details in your Resume. Most candidates that I speak with do not pay attention to what I say and maybe thinking that they can get a job with high level details and I have no clue what … Continue reading How do you make an omelet or write the best Resume???
I get emails from students every day with Resume questions. Here are some common tips for all of you. Resume is your only Marketing tool for most roles, and it should show you in the best light possible, so it is extremely important that you take it seriously and think before you write. Think about … Continue reading Help, my Resume screams inexperienced!
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?
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…
We think this article sums up the basic formatting mistakes people make in their Resumes: Sloppiness Summaries that are too long Too many buzzwords Starting a bullet point with 'Responsible for' Being too formal Sticking to a template Sticking to a template Using awkward white space Taking up too much space with your contact information … Continue reading Avoid these blunders in your Resume
Most of the candidates we interview are recent graduates and they got their Resume advice from their school's career center. It almost always goes like: Keep your Resume to 1 page Always list your Education first List your school projects and classes Granted schools are very expensive and they would like to make sure they … Continue reading How many pages your Resume should be?