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Post time10:51 03-10-2008

How important is my resume?  Is this the most important part of the interview process?


Post time05:27 04-10-2008
(Post updated by Alfred 05:29 04-10-2008)

Well, I will say this, I really steered clear of the whole you need a resume and cover letter song and dance. But I have to add that it is really important. I will not underestimate the power of a great resume and cover letter. That goes without saying for any job. My book gives you the option on what to do here. You can either do it yourself or hire someone to do it for you. A poor resume and cover letter is like showing up to a formal in


Post time10:10 09-01-2009

Dear resume is most important thing during your interview because during interview only your resume can explain you to the interviews in very short time if your resume is good there will be positive efffect gone on interviewer.


Post time12:29 18-02-2009
(Post updated by av2000 12:31 18-02-2009)

Is the CV the most important part of the interview process? Certainly not.
But for sure it's a CRUCIAL and necessary part of the process, as in without an CV that makes people want to call you in for an interview you won't get the job.
So it better be damn good.
It gets you the foot in the door, but there are more difficult phases you have to succeed at once you are in there.

Here are a fee concise tips on how to put together an outstanding CV in no time:

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Post time18:31 28-03-2009

I agree with what has been said. A great CV and covering letter give you the opportunity to sell yourself more at interview.

Pretty much all the investment banks nowadays however have moved beyond the CV and covering letter to the online application form. This form typically contains the same information as a CV and covering letter and MORE. You can expect 2 - 3 in depth questions testing your knowledge. This is the most critical part of the application process. Unless you know what the banks are looking for it can be very difficult to get through this initial screen. Consider getting professional help, I did, as did many of my friends. You will be amazed at just how many other candidates are getting additional help with their banking application and interviews. You can do it on your own, but with most candidates being practically inditinguishable getting the inside track makes it a lot easier.