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Fintech Disruptors Poised to Thrive (and Hire) Post-Covid

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After four full quarters of Covid-19, some sectors have withered, while others have expanded. One sector that was growing before Covid and is still expanding is fintech.

In 2018, of the $254 billion in total global capital invested during the …

By Ken McCord - Vault
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So You Want a Job in Finance? Develop Your Soft Skills!

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In the finance industry, “soft” skills are as important as “hard” skills and are highly sought by employers. Soft skills encompass a wide variety of personal attributes including integrity, creative thinking, positive attitude, grit, time management, empathy, curiosity and effective …

By Jennifer Voldins
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Simon Sinek ’95 to Brandeis hackers: ‘Start with Why’ by Douglas Moser

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Bestselling author, TED Talk star shares insights about entrepreneurship and innovation at 48-hour hackathon for social good

Do you have an idea that can change the world? Focus on converting the innovators and early adopters first.

That was the advice …

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16 Behavioral Interview Questions Big 4 Firms Ask—and How to Answer Them

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This past winter, we surveyed approximately 11,400 accounting professionals, asking them to tell us what it’s like to work for their firms. We asked about culture, compensation, hours, training, work/life balance, diversity, and business outlook. We also asked about the …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
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27 High-Paying Jobs With the Least Competition

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They’re some of the most nagging questions on every job seeker’s mind: How many people applied to this job? How many other eager candidates am I up against here? If the pile of applications is more like a teetering mountain, …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
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5 Great Examples of UX Design in 2020

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The rapid digitization and changed habits forced upon us by 2020 have laid out the map for innovation in UX design in 2021. In the last year, millions of people have turned to technology to help maintain a sense of …

By Simona Galant - Springboard
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6 Steps to Making a Financial Analyst Resume That Will Stand Out From the Competition

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Financial analyst is a very common first job in finance, and the position can have a range of duties depending on the industry or company. Many financial analysts work in the investment world, analyzing potential or current investments and reporting …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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5 Ways to Identify a Company’s Social Responsibility

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Identifying a company’s social responsibility can be a difficult endeavor. Of course, you want to work for a sustainable and profitable company that contributes positively to society and the surrounding environment. But, this can be difficult to find. To that end, …

By Richard Conn - Vault
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How to Become an Investment Banker, According to a Career Coach and Former Banker

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So you think you want to be an investment banker?

As someone who began her career in banking and now supports clients in landing their dream jobs, I can attest to the fact that many are initially drawn to the …

By Kristen Zavo - The Muse
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11 Great Careers for Anyone Interested in Finance

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You might think you have a good idea of what the finance industry looks like even if you’ve never worked in it. Maybe you picture people in suits on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shouting numbers or …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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