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How To Become A Loan Officer In New York

Career Realism

Anyone who has been thinking about becoming a mortgage loan officer in New York in 2014 should be taking action now instead of waiting any longer.

International Relations In New York City

Career Realism

Home to Broadway, Wall Street, a strong economy, and an impressive population to boot, New York City is the place where everything happens.

International Relations In New York City

Career Realism

Home to Broadway, Wall Street, a strong economy, and an impressive population to boot, New York City is the place where everything happens.

A Day in the Life of a Senior Finance Manager (within a Global Investment Bank)

Careers Done Write

So what does someone on a “CFO-track” within a large investment bank do on a typical day? Realize all is well and she can go.

The Minimum Wage in America Must Rise, So Says Giant Company CEOs

Evil HR Lady

Jamie chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, writes in the  New York Times: A pay increase is the right thing to do.

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Assess yourself: Should you launch a startup?

Penelope Trunk

Melissa decided to tag along on the trip to the bank. We get to the bank and I can’t open an account because I don’t have a New York address.

The Top Cities for Marketing Jobs in the US

Ms. Career Girl

New York City. New York may be one of the first places you’d think of in terms of marketing jobs , and you’d be right.

They Were Fired Before They Became Filthy Rich

Resume Bear

Michael Bloomberg was a partner at Salomon Brothers, an investment bank. In 1919, Walt Disney was fired from the Kansas City Star. billion.

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Interview Questions You Should and Shouldn’t Ask

Resume Bear

We interviewed a banking recruiter and a career coach to find out what to ask when the interview is flipped. ” And trust us, they will.

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Women Over 50: Consider Starting A Business To Jump Start Your Career

Career Realism

Women over 50 have been disproportionately left behind by today’s economy, according to a recent report from the Federal Reserve Bank of St.

How to measure your own progress

Penelope Trunk

Am I attempting some sort of new way to make money? The big picture is overwhelming. Or I had an idea that couldn’t grow big enough.

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Five things you can stop worrying about when you worry about getting a job

Penelope Trunk

Your real work is figuring out where the new ideas are and being a part of them. More and more employers don’t care about your education.

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The #1 Secret To Getting An Employer’s Attention

Career Realism

According to a recent New York Times article “big companies are increasingly using their own workers to find new hires, saving time and money.” At large firms such as Ernst & Young, employee referrals account for 45% of nonentry-level new hires, while Deloitte sources 49% of their experienced hires in the same way.

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Top Internship Programs Announced

Ms. Career Girl

The office is in a great location and is new and fully equipped with amenities and space,” said one survey participant. Career Girl. down to No.

On Friday, I Quit Google – Here’s Why

Career Realism

Anyone that says they enjoy the long hours and indentured servitude that investment banking brings is lying to you. And six months before that.

Two Awesome LinkedIn Summary Examples (with Templates)

Blue Sky Resumes

Contact information: Explain that you’re exploring new opportunities and provide your phone number (if you have decided to include it).

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Straight Talk On Layoffs vs Performance Terms.

HR Capitalist

The cutbacks come just three months after the New York company said it raised  a round of $430 million led by Chinese investors. They've got money in the bank, a huge valuation and are at the top of the current economic cycle.  . I've always been amazed at the dance we do when layoffs become a necessary part of the business.

Don’t Overuse Your Network

Career Realism

In The Secrets of Savvy Networking (1993) I spoke of the Favor Bank. Look at your Favor Bank list… and check your ‘send’ box for the emails to those people whose name is repeated. Here clients include Coca Cola, Kraft, Bank of America, Intel, Apple and the NFL. Don’t Overuse Your Network. CAREEREALISM.

Looking For Job in 2017? Find Companies With These Hot Employee Perks

Ms. Career Girl

By refinancing , you replace multiple loans with one new loan, which typically comes with a different term length and lower interest rate.

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Top 10 Cities For New Grads

Resume Bear

According to this info graphic here ,  Kiplinger has compiled the best cities for new grads. Midwest Cities. West Coast Cities. Article by.

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I Quit! 7 Crazy Ways People Have Left Their Jobs

Career Realism

In 2012, Greg Smith quit his job at investment bank Goldman Sachs with a scathing resignation letter that he didn’t send to his boss.

ResumeBear: Should Tattoos Stop You From Getting Hired?

Resume Bear

Kaylie (who asked that her last name not be used) got her tattoo while on a celebratory beach trip with friends following high school graduation.

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“What Salary Do You Seek?” The Four Smartest Responses

Sklover Working Wisdom

The underlying reason for any base salary is to provide the employee with a known amount being deposited into his or her bank account each pay period, thus providing the dependability of income that fixed family or personal expenses require. Please note that Mr. Sklover is admitted to practice in the state of New York, only.

Don’t Overuse Your Network

Career Realism

In The Secrets of Savvy Networking (1993) I spoke of the Favor Bank. Look at your Favor Bank list… and check your ‘send’ box for the emails to those people whose name is repeated. Don’t Overuse Your Network. Work It Daily. Many of us feel overused. How Do We Know If We Are Overusing Our Networks? Warning Signs.

How To Explain Being Fired

Career Realism

Dear J.T. & Dale: I loved my last job as a teller at a bank. I was there for four years when they brought in a new manager. Jessica.

Do this for your career right now: Start a company and sell it for a dollar.

Penelope Trunk

This is a lot easier to do than you may realize, especially if you think of entrepreneurship as a career-building tool– instead of a bank-account building tool. But  here’s a great article in the New York Times that explains why the best entrepreneurs are just a little bit off kilter. This is the column I wrote for BNET.

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How To Land An Interview [7 Important Tools]

The Undercover Recruiter

The New York Times highlighted the news that employers (such as Ernst & Young)  are ramping up their employee referral hiring.

Every Job Promotion is Somewhat Political

JT & Dale Talk Jobs

Dear J.T. & Dale: I am 47 years old, and I’m going into my third year with a bank. Should I give up on moving up in the banking world?

Is College Worth It? 6 Ways to Increase Chances of Success in College

Career Key

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York''s 2014 report, " Are Recent College Graduates Finding Good Jobs?

Even Entry-Level Jobs Don’t Want Me, Advice?

Career Realism

57th Street, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10019. Dear J.T. & Dale : I’m a recent graduate of the University of Utah.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies. Bring on the jobs!

Top Five Unique Work Perks — That Work


He has seen squash courts and lap pools at some companies, and at one bank, rest areas for employees complete with sofas and soothing music—something that wouldn’t have occurred a decade ago ( WSJ ).” According to the Wall Street Journal , work perks are expanding even outside of Silicon Valley. What builds loyalty? Housecleaning!

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20 Must Read Career Blogs for the Young Job Seeker ResumeBear makes the List

Resume Bear

She has gone from Big Bank to Startup Bliss to Self-Employed. Everyday they will introduce you to an awesome new company or non-profit. Eve Tahmincioglu has been writing about business for nearly two decades and her stories have appeared in a host of publications including the New York Times, Time,, and BusinessWeek. Her

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Where to Buy That Job Interview Outfit

Career Realism

You don’t want to break the bank, but still want to look the part. Need a new blazer to make you stand out as a professional? Forever 21.

Why layoffs are a jobseekers best friend

Resume Bear

Oct, 2010 7 Comments I feel a poem coming on. Layoffs suck. hate ‘em. know you do too. Economy sucks. The End. Don’t answer. Make sense?

ResumeBear: Politics and What College Graduates Should Care About

Resume Bear

Start with the following and branch out from there for a broad view of everything currently at stake. For obvious reasons, of course! Understandable!

International Relations Internships

Career Realism

Three premier organizations offering international relations internships in those fields are the World Bank, USAID, and the United Nations.

The Last Jobs Friday of 2015 Is a Good One – Mostly


According to the New York Times , An  analysis of long-term changes  affecting the labor market released this week by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. The American economy added 292,000 non-farm payroll jobs in December, but wages fell by one cent. Financial services, travel, and predictably, retail, saw strong growth last month.

3 Simple Steps for Maintaining Financial Confidence

Ms. Career Girl

For a baby? A new study by LearnVest shows that our financial confidence is lowest during our peak earning years. Career Girl. condo? It’s okay!

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Swearing Makes You a Better Leader


Late night television is not  exactly like the corporate boardroom at the bank or company you work is it? Don’t f*ck with me.&#.