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Let’s Get Social: Platforms That Foster Better Collaboration Among Coworkers

Clear and constant communication in the workplace is vital, with tracking tasks, projects and other collaborative material taking up a large portion of the day for many employees. Technology can help, but the key is identifying the right tools and defining the most streamlined processes to help you save time, not simply adding one more internet tab. Below are three [...]

2019-03-14T09:40:48+00:00March 14th, 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|

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 [...]

2019-03-21T14:01:38+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 [...]

2019-03-21T14:08:23+00:00December 26th, 2018|

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|

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|