The ingratitude of superiors

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As a group I think you will agree that most financial folks tend to be modest. I am not sure, but I think there was a required course on the dangers of bragging back in college, because it is like pulling teeth to get most members to provide an honest assessment of what they did.There were...


Oct 17, 2021

By Matt Bud, The FENG

Point of reference

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When you actually get into the finals for a significant “work opportunity,” you don’t want to muff it. (Just so you know, work opportunities used to be called jobs, but that implies they will last a long time, and we know they don’t.) Anyway, one of the rituals or hoops that many firms mak...


Jul 17, 2019

By Matt Bud, The FENG

Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory

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So, you have actually done it. A company has put you through the wringer and forced you to interview with just about everyone at the firm. You have beaten the competition to a pulp. You are standing all alone in your victory. Now comes the moment of truth. They ask you for references. Like...


Jun 12, 2017

By Matt Bud, The FENG