Category Archives: Applying for Jobs

Six Reasons Why Your Resume or CV Isn’t Getting a Response

  Many of us are familiar with the following scenario:  A dream job opens. You furiously update and polish your resume or CV to a high gloss. The grammar is pristine; the content is compelling. Everything seems perfect when you hit submit. Then, radio silence. Days, then weeks pass. No follow up e-mail. No phone…

The Top Talents/Skills that Make Finance Recruiters Take Notice

  We all want to make ourselves as appealing as possible to hiring managers. Yet it’s not always easy to divine the formula for optimal attraction. We can, however, make some educated guesses. And one simple yet clever way to determine what interests finance recruiters is to track what they’re searching for in resume and…

How to Land Your Dream Job

Are you consumed by the idea of landing a dream job at one of the finest financial firms in the world? In that case, here’s some good news — there’s no secret handshake required. Securing this kind of position is relatively simple. Unfortunately, simple doesn’t mean easy. Goldman Sachs receives more than 10,000…

Investment Banking Jobs March 2015

Investment Banking Jobs Available as of May 30, 2015

Latest list of the current Investment Banking jobs available at the bulge bracket banks, mostly in New York. These listings are publicly available and accepting applications today from qualified candidates. This information is current as of our date of publication, and roles may be no longer active or taken out…

Investment Banking Jobs March 2015

Investment Banking Jobs Available as of March 22, 2015

Latest list of the current Investment Banking jobs available at the bulge bracket banks, mostly in New York. These listings are publicly available and accepting applications today from qualified candidates. This information is current as of our date of publication, and roles may be no longer active or taken out…

Harvard Startup Prattle Analytics in Boston, MA is Hiring

A Boston/St. Louis-based startup is hiring financial engineers. Prattle Analytics, founded by a Harvard PhD., is a unique financial data and information company that utilizes its proprietary methods and algorithms to forecast global capital market movements based on central banking communications. Candidates with investment banking and/or hedge fund backgrounds and…

Investment Banking Jobs

Investment Banking Jobs Available as of February 15, 2015

Starting this month, we will be compiling a list of the current Investment Banking jobs available at the bulge bracket banks, mostly in New York. These listings are publicly available and accepting applications today from qualified candidates. This information is current as of our date of publication, and roles may…

How We Helped a Cornell Grad Land an Investment Banking Job in 1 Week

“With help from The Write Resume, I am now a Summer Analyst in Healthcare Investment Banking at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. in New York.” – Trent Scott, Cornell University ’14   At the beginning of this summer, we successfully placed one of our most highly-qualified clients in an Investment Banking…

Name Game: George Bush, Jennifer Lopez or TaVeicia?

How do you deal with a name that’s hard to pronounce? Add an audio recording to your LinkedIn profile. How do you handle the fact that you share a name with a famous public figure? Start using your middle initial. What do you do if you’re female and your name…

How to Work with a Recruiter

Insightful article straight from a recruiter talking about the best way to be contacted by, work with, and take advantage of a professional headhunter. The author emphasizes the importance of keeping your LinkedIn profile up-to-date with all of your skills (computer, foreign language, etc.) listed in detail so your profile…