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Financial Services Resume Written for a Fundraising Executive

This financial services resume was written for a Wall Street trader who was targeting fundraising executive roles with hedge fund, private equity, and venture capital firms.  As is every resume we write at Distinctive Career Services, this financial services resume showcases the client’s most important and relevant accomplishments, and is full of quantified results to prove them.

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Imagine how much less impactful and credible it would be to state that this client “Increased revenues for a major account significantly in the first year and produced growth annually for the larger account portfolio, year after year.”

That is an impressive statement, but it is far more impressive and credible to state: “Increased revenues 50% in the 1st year alone for a healthcare account and for 5 straight years grew the biotech and broader healthcare franchise 20% annually.” Numbers have power. Use them throughout your resume.

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Financial Services Resume Writing Tips

This financial services resume layout is set up using columns in a table. This format is frequently requested by clients because it is eye-catching and easy to read. But, unless you have a strong understanding of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and how they “read” and store resumes, setting up a resume this way can wreak havoc and cause serious ATS issues. We highly recommend that if you are considering using tables in your resume, you consult with a skilled professional resume writing professional. While having a professional write your resume is an outstanding investment that we encourage you to consider, as a first step you may wish to schedule an evaluation and resume consultation.

We know it can be tempting to look for resume examples on the internet, then try to model your own after them. Please don’t! The most effective resumes are a reflection of a person, NOT just a collection of words on a piece of paper. Your resume MUST tell an AUTHENTIC and memorable story that illustrates YOUR brand and the unique promise of value that YOU bring to the workplace. We have included examples on our website to illustrate the quality and diversity of our work and they are protected by copyright. If you need help writing your financial services resume, it will be our pleasure to assist you.

Michelle, I sent the new resume to my references and some friends who have been supporting my search. And the reactions so far is: wonderful, impressive, wow, wonderful, very professional, here comes 10 superjobs! I thought you would appreciate hearing these reactions to your work!! Thank you!

C.C., New York

Outstanding quality and professionalism. The writer was excellent (hope to again work with her on future updates, focus resumes, thank you letters, etc.) She was creative, thought provoking and openly shared her knowledge and experience. I could not be more satisfied with the end result. Great investment and will certainly recommend your services to others.

T.K., Rochester, NY

Michelle, I worked with you last January on my resume and various materials. They were excellent and you were excellent. I was going through a tough time and you and your resume gave me the confidence I needed to have the successful year I have enjoyed. I had several interviews and opportunities, but in the end decided I wanted to have my own business. So, I ended up staying at my job turning around Xxxxxxxxx, starting some ancillary businesses with it, and I go in to meet the President of the parent company Monday to make an offer. Your resume has helped open the door with many investors. I will let you know how it all turns out. I have and will continue to refer your company to friends and colleagues. You may be getting an inquiry from one today.

M.L., Georgia

Hi Michelle, Just wanted to update you that I have accepted a position with a consulting company that focuses on sales force effectiveness. The resume and cover letter clearly caught attention with the managing partners. I called them and the one I talked to had a call to me on his 'to do' list...Thank you for the discussions and for the work you did on preparing me for the employment market. I really needed the expert advice and work on my resume since it had been so long since I even tried looking. Best of luck to you for a successful 2012.

J.K., New Jersey

Thank you for checking in to see how things are going. Sharon sent me the initial draft and I must say I'm quite happy with the result. I'm going through it to see if I want any changes done, but I doubt I will want anything major changed. I am so glad my friend recommended distinctive web for me! And I am now recommending it to my uncle who also wants to work on his CV. I already sent my cv sample (the before and after) and he was impressed :)

S.A., United Arab Emirates

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