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Advice for Your Summer Job

On 04/29/2011, in Career, Professionalism, by Jordan Wilson

For many readers still in school, it is almost time to start summer employment.

Some will focus on earning money to pay for next year’s tuition, rent, and other expenses.

Some will take less, or no money, and work or intern with companies in your intended field.

For those of you working to gain some experience and insight into your planned career path, a few thoughts on optimizing your summer. 

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UBS Dress Code

On 12/16/2010, in Professionalism, by Jordan Wilson

So you want a career in Swiss banking?

I know my nephew does, but I suspect he conflates Swiss banking with becoming a fry cook.

UBS, the Swiss banking giant and a former employer of mine, has issued a dress code for its Swiss retail staff.

Fortunately I left the Bank before this was implemented. Otherwise I would need a whole new wardrobe to replace my leisure suits and clip-on ties. The nose ring as well.

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