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So you want to be a…Buyer/Purchasing Agents

So you want to be a...Buyer/Purchasing Agents

What They Do

Buyers and purchasing agents buy products and services for organizations to use or resell. They evaluate suppliers, negotiate contracts, and review the quality of products. Typical duties include the following:

Evaluate suppliers on the basis of the …

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So you want to be a…Human Resources Specialist

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What They Do

Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle tasks related to employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training. Typical duties include the following:

Consult with employers to identify employment needs
Interview applicants about …

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How to Ace ‘Guesstimate’ Interview Questions

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Guesstimates such as How many ping-pong balls fit in a 747? are among the most unnerving interview questions you can receive. They can seem so off the wall that they can shake up even the most calm, collected candidate. In …

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What is Consulting?

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To put it simply, consulting is the business of providing expert advice to a specific group of people. Organizations hire outside firms to come in, conduct various analyses and offer a solution to the company’s problem. These problems range anywhere …

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Preparing to Become an Investment Banking Analyst

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Interested in becoming an investment banker? While investment banking is an exciting and rewarding career, it is also a very competitive field to go into.  You need to start preparing as early as possible.

Education

Investment banking (IB) analyst typically …

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