America Runs on Excel!!

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!!

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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…

Do not make it a habit into asking questions right before a meeting is over

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