By Susan Ricker
A business can't function without somebody managing its money, and that need has created a variety of roles in finance. From finding ways to efficiently use funds to ensuring that the business' finances are legally organized, there are more ways than ever before to manage a company's assets. Read More »
By Stephen Gandel
Perhaps the only thing more broken than Wall Street's business model is its staffing strategy.
After adding thousands bankers in the past two years, financial firms again appear to be on the verge of cutting that many positions and then some. Consultants and Wall Street recruiters say... Read More »
Believe it or not, finance jobs are making a comeback. But the geography for job opportunities in the field has shifted. New York is no longer the best place to find a job in finance -- San Francisco has taken the top spot, according to a new study.
Recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics has... Read More »
You know you're in trouble when the guys who run the numbers and keep the books are not confident about U.S. job prospects. A recent Accounting & Finance Employment Report conducted online by Harris Interactive, shows that although some workers gained confidence in the strength of the economy, more people... Read More »
A whole layer of middle-management finance jobs that were decimated in 2008 and 2009 may be making a comeback. According to Jodi Chavez, senior vice president of Accounting Principals, a wholly-owned subsidiary of staffing firm Adecco, every major industry is in a better hiring position than in 2009. Read More »
Forget about jobs with glamour and prestige. These days work, any kind of work, can be highly attractive. One of the sectors that seems to be bouncing back the quickest is the financial industry, opening numerous positions in finance, accounting, and financial services.
According to the 2011 Robert Half... Read More »
Clinical depression is not just a disease of the unemployed or an uninvited visitor around the holiday season. No, clinical depression tends to afflict the employed and can hover over them every minute of their working day, no matter the season of the year.
Psychology Today lists 10 career paths that have been... Read More »
Throughout 2008 and 2009, Wall Street laid off, and then laid off some more. Then Wall Street leaders looked around and noticed severe shortages of financial services workers, reports the New York Post. Read More »
The compliance field in financial services is growing by 31 percent, according to the Buearu of Labor. That's mostly because of Dodd-Frank, reports Julie Steinberg in Fins Finance.
Compliance is a geeky field, much like the technical parts of social networking are for types like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.... Read More »
Many people write cover letters that state that they are good communicators, hard working, loyal, dedicated, team players, etc. While these are important traits for a job seeker, when these words are used in cover letters they come across as suspect. So many candidates use the same words to describe their... Read More »
Harold, a bank relationship manager, needed a cover letter that focused on his outstanding customer service skills, high client retention rate, and impressive revenue growth. We used a quote from a retailer to drive the point home that great customer service has been the key to Harold's success.
Incorporating... Read More »