Insights

How to Create a Killer Cover Letter

by Advance Financial

You’ve found the perfect job, your resume is ready to go, but there’s one last thing on your to-do list: the dreaded cover letter. While it might seem easy to write a one-page paper about yourself, many job seekers struggle to dissect what, exactly, an employer is looking for and find it difficult to translate […]

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3 weeks ago

How to Network Like a Pro

by Advance Financial

Networking, according to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, is the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups or institutions – a simple definition with a very broad meaning. There’s no one way to network, and the rules governing the term are not black-and-white either. While it’s a fact that networking is an essential component of a successful […]

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1 month ago

How Thank You Notes Give You a Leg Up

by Advance Financial

After a job interview, what’s the first thing you do? Well, most likely you take a deep breath and kick off your interview shoes. But before you settle in, there’s one more step that should always be on your list: sending a thank you note. Just as you had to take time out of your […]

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1 month ago

What Can You Learn From a Career in Customer Service?

by Advance Financial

At Advance Financial, our customer service specialists get to improve the lives of people in the communities we serve by providing a wide variety of financial services, including wire transfer, bill payment, unlimited free money orders and FLEX loans. So, what can be learned from a career in customer service? Below are a few skills […]

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2 months ago

How to Show You’re a Go-Getter

by Advance Financial

On average, employers receive more than 250 applications for a public job posting, yet only about four to six of them qualify for an interview – only 2 percent! That means that you need to find ways to stand out. At Advance Financial, we have found that potential employees stand out most if they are […]

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2 months ago

Customer Service Do’s and Don’ts

by Advance Financial

A big part of why Advance Financial has grown so much is the way we treat each other. Although we just hired our 1000th employee, keep the small company family feel. We believe in always going above and beyond when it comes to customer service. Customer service isn’t just about making sure our customers have […]

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3 months ago

Why Every Position in Your Company Should be Participating in Training and Development Classes

by Tina Hodges

Imagine this: You’re working in a great position that you love. You’ve got every task you do down to a science, so you can perform it with the utmost efficiency. You feel like you are at your best. But are you? You may feel on top of the world, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t […]

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4 months ago

How to Be the Best Team Player

by Advance Financial

You can only get so far on your own. If you want to see your company grow and flourish, it’s important for team members on all levels to support and encourage each other. At Advance Financial, our team is like family, and everyone here has worked together to perfect our company culture. Check out these […]

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5 months ago