Posted in June 2012

Resume 101

The resume is the first part of your ‘application package’. The purpose of your resume and cover letter is to qualify you for the job; the resume should cover the quantifiable side of that. Let’s look over the key elements of a good resume. For each section, I will lay out the basics of what … Continue reading

The Low Hanging Fruit

When I began my career in finance – originally on the cash side – I had several wise people (including my father) tell me that the low hanging fruit in finance was gone. And they were, roughly (as I will get in to) right. I think it’s understandable that high salaries and bonuses attract talent … Continue reading