January 21, 2015 by William Frierson
The transition from investment banking into the field of hedge funds is quite common and natural. Banking professionals choose to dive into the frantically competitive world of hedge funds because these jobs are challenging, highly rewarding and open the doors to a whole set of new opportunities in the future.
Prior experience in the banking sector is an added advantage and increases the chance of success in the hedge fund market. Here is a comprehensive guide to assess the experience, specialisation and other skills required to excel in this job profile. Continue Reading
December 12, 2014 by William Frierson
Social media is one of the best ways of finding a job and LinkedIn certainly has its advantages. Young students who are taking their first steps in the professional sphere can benefit from the contacts they can make on LinkedIn besides finding a direction for their career and finding job opportunities. There are a few ways you can use LinkedIn to your advantage. Continue Reading
September 17, 2014 by William Frierson
The Internet has opened huge doors for people from every race, color, religion and region of the world. With the Internet it is now easy for people to trade in virtually anything. Someone in New York can now for example effortlessly hire a coder in India or Africa from their bedrooms and have an app that will be the next WhatsApp. Well, that is how WhatsApp, the $6B app came to being. An idea, a freelance coder, a few years down the line and bam! We have giants like Facebook and Google elbowing each other to snap WhatsApp for astronomical figures!
This openness and ease of access has had its own fair share of challenges too. There are many people online calling themselves ‘gurus’ who don’t understand what they are talking about. Well, what with the fact that you can sit behind a computer and pretend to be whom you are not. Continue Reading
September 16, 2014 by William Frierson
To be better professionals on their jobs, college graduates can do any of these 35 things in the following post.
We live fast-paced lives; our careers are certainly no different. Sometimes it can be difficult to stop for a moment to think about professional development. The reality is, though, that by choosing one area improvement to focus on at a time, we can become better versions of ourselves – and better
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September 04, 2014 by William Frierson
If you are using Twitter to search for entry level jobs, learn six ways to use the site to your advantage and find employment as soon as possible in the following post.
Clearly, Twitter is a “love it” or “hate it” social platform. But regardless of what side of the fence you are on one thing remains certain: Twitter is a powerful tool that can help you build your own personal brand and establish expertise. Just as important: it’s a gold mine of
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August 25, 2014 by William Frierson
There are several credit card companies today which benefit consumers in various ways. There are slight differences in the credit cards which they offer. A career in a credit card company is both rewarding and challenging. The companies foster an environment where you will grow and reach the pinnacle of success. You will work around the world and be a part of exciting projects. You will have to face professional challenges successfully for success. As credit card companies introduce a wide range of credit cards these cards have become a way of life. The convenience of usage is what has made credit cards very popular. Continue Reading
July 02, 2014 by William Frierson
When you work as a web designer, you must realize that designing web pages is more than creativity. It supports the business ends of your client. It plays a crucial role in driving e-commerce and building a company’s brand. At times, an impressive and good website is more effective than a brochure. It can influence the target audience and can capture relevant user-data easily. Through targeted marketing, it can improve a firm’s business. The main role of a web designer is to make a product functional and beneficial for a client. If you are working as a web designer in a company’s ecommerce site your main responsibility is to make buying easy. Continue Reading
June 27, 2014 by William Frierson
If you are a recent graduate searching for an entry level job, here are three tips in the following post to help you work smart in your job search.
You’re ready for the responsibilities and rewards of a real-world career. But there’s a problem. You have the training, but not a lot of experience. You want to break into a new career, but so do thousands of other recent graduates whose resumes are painfully similar to your own.
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May 27, 2014 by William Frierson
If you need some help searching for an entry level job with a liberal arts degree, check out the following post for some tips that can make a difference.
Like me, you might have realized once you got to college, choosing a major was scary. Like me, you might have felt panicked, because it can seem like a major determines not only what you’ll be studying, but also what your career track will be, and what direction your adult life will take (and that’s hardly a
May 02, 2014 by William Frierson
As much as entry level job seekers hear about the importance of their resumes, can working hard at something overcome this part of the job search when going after your dream job? Get one perspective in the following post.
Despite graduating at the top of my class, I found myself applying for countless jobs nowhere near where I thought I would be once I was the first in my family to obtain a college degree. Within three years, though, I went from working for ten dollars an hour in an admissions