How to Answer the Top 3 Most Commonly-Asked Interview Questions

After submitting your personalized resume and cover letter, you’ve received the much-anticipated request for an interview from a potential employer. Hooray! After you recover from your initial excitement, you may feel some nerves arise as you realize that what you say during the interview could make or break your opportunity to earn the job. If you’re anxiously awaiting your upcoming [...]

2019-10-18T07:35:54+00:00October 18th, 2019|

Three Tips to Cultivate a Smarter Social Media Presence

With social media so readily available to everyone in the world today, our power to instantly share is stronger than ever. However, just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. With more than 244 million people using social media in the United States, according to Statista, it’s important that we learn how to use this tool wisely. Are you starting [...]

2019-07-24T14:16:17+00:00July 24th, 2019|

Do’s and Don’ts of Proper Phone and Email Etiquette

Technology has made it possible for us to be more connected and engaged with each other than ever before. However, increasing reliance on texting and emojis can lead to a decrease in professionalism in phone and email communication. Not sure if you’re using proper etiquette? Check out our do’s and don’ts below. Phone Etiquette Do’s Before your phone call, make [...]

2019-06-24T12:18:25+00:00June 24th, 2019|

Becoming a Lifetime Learner

Think education stops after graduation? Think again! Riiiiiiing! It’s the class bell, waking you up out of your daze and reminding you it’s time to attend yet another class in a subject that seems utterly boring. You persevere, wishing you could finally learn something that actually interests you. Does this sound anything like your high school or college experience? If [...]

2019-03-21T13:54:40+00:00January 30th, 2019|

Why Should You Join Fintech Nation?

While it’s predicted the traditional banking industry will be cutting 30 percent of its jobs over the next few years, the financial technology (fintech) industry is booming. Financial Times reported that fintech grew 11 percent in 2016, making it a $17.4 billion industry. For anyone looking for a career in a dynamic, technology-driven space that’s on the rise, companies that [...]

2018-11-21T13:23:03+00:00November 21st, 2018|

Why Having a Mentor is Crucial to Career Development

Since our inception, the leadership team at Advance Financial has emphasized being present and accessible to all employees. This focus on having the right team of proactive individuals has enabled us to become one of the fastest growing companies in Nashville – and in the country. In order to keep our employees happy and thriving, we focus on ensuring they [...]

2018-03-21T15:05:13+00:00March 21st, 2018|

Showing You Care

Have you ever heard the phrase “Teamwork makes the dream work”? Yes, it sounds corny, but it’s true in any workplace. Employees who treat each other with dignity and respect are happier, they stay longer, and they produce better results. At Advance Financial, how we treat our employees and our customers is first and foremost in everything we do. This [...]

2018-03-16T09:30:16+00:00March 16th, 2018|

The Art of Balancing Work and Personal Life

Finding a positive balance between work and life isn’t always easy, but finding this balance is important for both employees and employers. For employees, it’s a matter of not feeling burned out and having sufficient time to enjoy the life they have worked to build. And for employers, studies show that companies benefit when employees feel that their work life [...]

2018-02-19T16:58:12+00:00February 19th, 2018|