Giving Back Is Central To Who We Are

Advance Financial is blessed by the communities it serves, and we feel an obligation to give back to our neighbors. We also understand that many people today want to blend their personal and work lives, which means making time to do things they are passionate about while at work. We want to make it easy for our employees to personally [...]

2019-01-30T10:29:55+00:00January 21st, 2019|

Three Transferable Skills Your Advance Financial Career Will Teach You

So you’ve graduated from college with a shiny new diploma in hand, and you’re anxiously anticipating your entry into the professional world. Or maybe you’ve been outside of the classroom for a few years, but you’re intrigued by the growing financial tech industry and looking to make a career shift. Whichever category you find yourself in, a career in financial [...]

2018-12-19T14:54:57+00:00December 26th, 2018|

How to Create a Killer Cover Letter

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 that into a few hundred [...]

2018-10-01T11:26:20+00:00September 28th, 2018|

How to Network Like a Pro

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 career, the particulars on how [...]

2018-09-18T15:47:13+00:00September 12th, 2018|

How Thank You Notes Give You a Leg Up

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 day to attend the interview, [...]

2018-09-18T15:47:53+00:00August 27th, 2018|

What Can You Learn From a Career in Customer Service?

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 that customer service specialists perfect [...]

2018-11-21T13:45:29+00:00August 15th, 2018|

How to Show You’re a Go-Getter

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 “go-getters” – those who seek [...]

2018-11-12T13:53:29+00:00August 2nd, 2018|