November 2013

What You Need to Know: Your Career Brand

What do you need to know to successfully build and position your career brand? Companies spend tremendous amounts of money on advertising, brand management, product placement, sponsorships, and a whole host of strategies to build their brands. Careful thought is put into branding, and some of the world’s most successful...
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5 Questions to Ask During an Interview for Your Management-level Job in Finance

By Ron Blair, President & COO Stepping into a managerial role in finance is a significant career move. Not only do you have a fiduciary responsibility to your employer, but you are also accountable to a group of people who look to you for leadership and support. For that reason, the job interview for such a...
Executionist5 Questions to Ask During an Interview for Your Management-level Job in Finance

Financial Job Outlook

Financial Job Outlook Everyone I talk with, clients and candidates, are interested to find out the status of the job market. Why not, listening to the news there is no shortage of layoffs. The media and companies have given up the euphemisms such as "right sizing" or "downsizing" and settled on the plain language of "lay...
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Investment Bankers Spend Their Recession

So How Should an Investment Banker Spend Their Recession? There was a time when investment banking was a career path representing prestige and respect. After the effects of 2001 with the tech bubble bursting and the tragic impact of 9/11 we believed the worst had happened for the industry. In the years that followed we...
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How to Structure Your Staff for Success

  Interim & Temporary Staffing Employment Up 6.8% from a Year Ago Employment data released in April by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that the staffing industry added 55,100 new jobs (up 2.2%) from February to March of this year. From March 2012 to March 2013, the number of staffing employees...
ExecutionistHow to Structure Your Staff for Success