Tue.Jan 19, 2021

Tips for Pursuing a Career in Finance

Ms. Career Girl

People like to say money makes the world go ‘round, so it’s a fascinating career for many people. If you want to dive into personal finance or the world of public funding, these tips for how to pursue a career in finance can help.

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Brand Yourself in the 5 Long LinkedIn Profile Sections

Executive Career Brand

Every part of your LinkedIn profile is an opportunity to communicate your brand, but LinkedIn offers 5 longer sections to really brand yourself well. It’s one thing to have a LinkedIn profile.

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