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Tools to Help Your Hedge Fund Job Search

July 13, 2009

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Crafting a Hedge Fund Job Resume

May 20, 2009

It should go without saying that your resume must be impeccably formatted, free of any spelling or grammatical mistakes, and visually pleasing. When hedge fund managers are going through the pile of resumes that cross their desk, they are just as often looking for reasons to reject a candidate and move on to the next. […]

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Hedge Funds Jobs – Creating an Effective Resume

May 18, 2009

The first step at landing that coveted hedge fund job is putting together a dynamic resume that catches the attention of a portfolio manager or principal. There are several characteristics common to winning hedge fund resumes. The first is impact. First impressions count. So your resume has to grab their attention and stand out as […]

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Back Office Support Roles – Hedge Funds

May 13, 2009

Last time, we looked at some of the hedge fund jobs that play a key role in supporting the researchers, traders and portfolio managers in the firm. These included the accountants, risk and compliance experts, programmers, marketers and investor relations staff. Hedge funds need qualified personnel to manage the many financial reporting and compliance requirements […]

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Hedge Fund Jobs – Supporting Roles

May 11, 2009

When one thinks of a hedge fund job, the more high profile and exciting positions such as portfolio manager or research associate come to mind. After all, these are the people developing the big investment decisions that can lead to multi-million dollar profits. Yet as we’ve noted in this blog, finding or moving into one […]

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Hedge Fund Portfolio Manager Skills

May 6, 2009

Last time we looked at who typically becomes a hedge fund portfolio manager and how much they earn. Today, we’ll take a look at the specific skills required. Given the diversity of the hedge fund industry, a portfolio manager’s skills and investment orientation will differ greatly. Some portfolio managers may seek broad exposure to the […]

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Hedge Fund Jobs – Portfolio Manager

May 4, 2009

Hedge fund managers or portfolio managers as they are often called, have great latitude in the investment direction of the assets (see Hedge Fund Investment Strategies in this blog). For this reason, managers must be highly-skilled in buying and shorting across multiple asset classes. The educational background of portfolio managers varies, but it is common […]

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