Help, my Resume screams inexperienced!

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!

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Fake it ’til you make it???

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???

Oops did I share too much with the recruiter?

I would like to address something extremely important today, sharing too much information with a recruiter or someone who sounds like a recruiter. Recent graduates are often seen as easy targets for scammers and/or companies who are only looking for collecting information, and you do not want to be a victim of a phishing attempt. … Continue reading Oops did I share too much with the recruiter?

You don’t have a job until you start a job!

We see many candidates getting excited and stopping their job search once they get an interview. They think it is a done deal and they are successfully employed. However, having a call or even a face to face interview often means nothing. First of all, you have to understand the life cycle of job search … Continue reading You don’t have a job until you start a job!

Why can’t I get a job?

We can write a book about this topic, but here in this post we will highlight the “obvious” mistakes jobseekers make that stops them from getting a job. These tips apply to recent graduates mostly, if you are a senior resource the reasons will be completely different. You are too expensive or you worry about … Continue reading Why can’t I get a job?

Getting Personal: Dress Codes, Personal Hygiene and Others…

Today I would like to discuss about something that may seem like common sense to you but may make a huge difference in your work life. Paying attention to these details will not only make you a respected member of your team, but will also contribute to your success. No one wants to do business … Continue reading Getting Personal: Dress Codes, Personal Hygiene and Others…

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?