Why Mentoring Matters, and How to Get Started

Lizz Schumer | New York Times

My first desk had an inert hand grenade in one corner and a notebook in another. As a public relations assistant to Kathy Hochul, the Erie County clerk at the time, my job was to make the office (and by extension, Ms. Hochul) look good. The grenade reminded me that it took decisive confidence to

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At Hedge Funds, Where Are the Women?

Rob Copeland | Wall Street Journal

At hedge funds, women do just about any job—but rarely run the money. Of the largest 50 U.S. hedge funds by assets under management, only two have women as their top investment executive, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of data from researcher Absolute Return. In that same group of 50 hedge funds, half

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How To Get Wall Street Recruiters To Respond To You

Dan Butcher | eFinancial Careers

Sometimes you hit send on an email or leave a voicemail and it’s as if your message entered a black hole, especially when dealing with Wall Street recruiters. They tend to be busy, and they are often only searching for a few specific skills sets or types of experience at any given time based on

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Robin Judson Partners Brings Home Two Awards

Robin Judson |

We are proud to be the recipients of two ACQ5 Awards for 2017: US-HR/Recruitment Firm of the Year (Hedge Funds) and US – Gamechanger of the Year, Robin Judson, Robin Judson Partners!  

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7 Ways to Nail a Telephone Interview

Robin Judson |

We see more and more of our clients conducting introductory interviews by phone instead of in person.  We also use telephone interviews to screen potential candidates.  The telephone interview differs in numerous ways from the in-person interview.  What is the best way to nail the interview and make it to the next round? As an

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The Art of Resigning

Robin Judson |

Congratulations, you have landed the job of your dreams or maybe just a better role than what you have.  You cannot wait to resign but hold on.  It’s important to think through the process. What do you need to do to get ready to join the new employer?  Are references all done?  Did you have

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Take Five Crucial Steps To A Successful Job Search

Robin Judson |

The end of the summer, long weekends and vacations will arrive soon.  Are you excited about getting back to more intense work?  If not, it may be time to consider a change.  Collecting a year- end bonus and starting fresh in a new role may be a good solution.  It’s important that your search gets

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The Truth Always Comes Out And It Almost Never Works Out Well

Robin Judson |

It was such a disappointment!  We sent the resume of this great analyst, call him Joe Smith, to one of our clients, ABC Hedge Fund.  Joe completed a two year analyst program, top of his class, at a well-regarded investment bank.  He then spent two years at a private equity fund where he worked on

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