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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Finding your dream job and career may prove to be tougher than you once thought. Your 10 year plan may have gone awry, but that is okay! It isn’t always the money, the titles, or the constant job switches that keep you happy....

 

Thursday, April 26, 2018

You landed that new job! Congratulations! So now what? Adjusting can be tricky when entering a new work environment. Owning your role as the new kid on the block can help you succeed. Asking questions, taking notes, and using those...

 

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Building a brand and positively representing oneself by using social media is becoming one of the best ways to engage with the business world around you. LinkedIn has become the most popular, with over 400 million users and the ability...

 

Monday, March 26, 2018

A resume may not always do the trick when looking to make a change as big a career switch. Cover letters give a more personal insight to your motivations for the switch and your skill sets that are transferable and the most useful....

 

Monday, March 19, 2018

Deciding which career path to follow is a life changing decision. First time job seeker or career changer, it is necessary to know the attractive features of the financial industry. From compensation to pace of the office, a career in...

 

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Saturday, March 10, 2018

Resume – check. Cover letter – check. Next up – Interview. The career change interview is extremely important since it is a chance to showcase why you could be an asset in your new industry. Showcasing your...

 

Monday, March 5, 2018

According to a recent Forbes Magazine article, "If the only thing you're doing on LinkedIn is updating your profile every now and then and waiting for the headhunters and recruiting managers to reach out, you're missing the boat."...

 

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Job Security. Money. Two things that current 20-36 year old seek in their careers. Financial services seems to be the job that this age group is seeking out, for the job security and money, but also because they genuinely love it. Read...

 

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Social media should be used externally and internally. More than ever before, social media is becoming the foundation for communication and connection. While looking for a job or after securing a job, social media can help strengthen...

 

Thursday, January 11, 2018

At First Financial Group, we’re looking for talented people who want to take control of their future. We are one of the largest independent financial planning firms in the Mid-Atlantic region, with offices in Baltimore, Bethesda,...

 

Monday, January 8, 2018

Changing careers can be difficult. The competition is fierce and industries expect and accept candidates that understand and represent the sought after position. Crafting a resume can be difficult, but if done properly can shed light...