5. The Art of the Bear Market Resume

You’re managing your career in the securities industry in tough times...probably like no other downturn you’ve ever experienced. Even as the markets improve, the structural, economic, and political aftershocks of the economic calamity will keep job search very competitive for many years. Moods and expectations in finance ride the highs and lows of the markets, and even as overall trends improve, the markets will continue bouncing back and forth and back again. For the foreseeable future, these bounces can send your career and future into an unexpected direction. Your resume will cushion the fall only if it maximizes your attractiveness. That means a strong message and an equally powerful value proposition: ...

Get The Wall Street Professional’s Survival Guide: Success Secrets of a Career Coach now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.