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Old Sep 9, 2008, 2:05pm   #1
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Does anybody have any tips for what to include/not include on a resume if I was to apply for a trainee trader type position as an University graduate?

While I'll be putting down the couple of months I spend at a futures brokerage in China, I'm not so sure about the other, not so relevant work experiences. After all, does anybody care that I used to mark GCSE exams? (did you know they send them down here to Australia to get marked? The easier questions anyway) What about the not relevant, but could twist-into-relevancy like telemarketing?

Also, is there an unspoken length limit? I've heard for IBs that as a grad, your resume shouldn't go over 1 page, simply because IB people are busy, and as a grad, you can't possibly have achieved anything of note worthy of a multi-page resume.
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Old Sep 9, 2008, 7:26pm   #2
 
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hi there yuapanda?!
Your CV should be 1 page for IB's some of them want txt format online applications (strange)

You should try to do your CV as relevant to trading as possible (sales is good)

action ----> result.

There are alot of books that can help you. i.e vault, inside careers,etc.

also do some google search, always help.
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yuapanda started this thread "yuapanda" is an amalgamation of my initials and a nickname I picked up in high school

I'll go have a look, though I'm hoping I don't need to buy a Vault subscription; I'm still a poor Uni student after all.
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"yuapanda" is an amalgamation of my initials and a nickname I picked up in high school

I'll go have a look, though I'm hoping I don't need to buy a Vault subscription; I'm still a poor Uni student after all.
go careers services and get vault book for free!? Poor student LoL.

If the market continues like this we will all be poor
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Old Sep 10, 2008, 9:46am   #5
 
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go careers services and get vault book for free!? Poor student LoL.

If the market continues like this we will all be poor

Impossible. But would imply your having a hard time.
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Old Sep 10, 2008, 9:55am   #6
 
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tell me the truth Lee Shepherd, did you short Lehmans
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tell me the truth Lee Shepherd, did you short Lehmans

I dont lie when it comes to trading, I cant, it shows up on my trading blog with all trades made.

The answer is no.
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I dont lie when it comes to trading, I cant, it shows up on my trading blog with all trades made.

The answer is no.
dont say that i didnt tell you so lol
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Old Jun 22, 2009, 1:08pm   #9
 
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hi ,go through these points for creating an effective resume.
Format
Make sure you use clear category headings for things like your objective, education and related studies, work experience, project work, skills, volunteer experience, activities & hobbies and references.

Tailored to the Job

Your resume should always be tailored to the job for which you are applying.

Language

Be sure to use clear, concise language to get your information across. You want to be thorough but brief. Your resume should not be any longer than two pages. Use short phrases and succinct points rather than long sentences.

Spelling & Grammar

Check and double check your resume for any errors. Mistakes in spelling and grammar will often cause an employer to discard a resume immediately, so always proofread!

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best of luck!!
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