Python, R, Tableau, SAS…and countless sophisticated software and yet no one can end the love story of Financial Services with Excel. So how come this unassuming MS Office application won our hearts to the extent that it is irreplaceable? Of course, there is the obvious reason: It is freely available for all, no questions asked, … Continue reading America Runs on Excel!!
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?
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?
Today's tip is for candidates that have a job or will get a job soon. It is understandable that you would like to be noticed during meetings and conference calls, however it is quite unprofessional to get into the habit of asking a last minute question each time a meeting is wrapping up. Make sure … Continue reading Do not make it a habit into asking questions right before a meeting is over