Improving Life

This category contains blog posts that cover discussion and tips related to improving life and bringing happiness.

Why You Didn’t Get Hired

Well, why not?! I’ll tell you why you didn’t get hired.  And I bet it isn’t the reason you think. It wasn’t a bad cover letter or resume. It wasn’t lack of interview ability. It wasn’t because you were the wrong gender, race or sexuality. You didn’t get hired because you did not get enough […]

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Spring into Finance!

It won’t come as a surprise to you to discover that getting a job is really pretty hard right now – especially in the investment banks. Finance jobs have always been fiercely competitive, but consolidation, regulatory pressure, a weak economy, a global pandemic and a potential no-deal Brexit are causing additional worries in the sector […]

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It’s application season again! Time to get moving on your video interview prep…

Hi everyone, The end of summer is fast approaching, and with it the arrival of Application Season. It’s time to get moving on these applications! You already know that there is a first-come, first-served advantage – the earlier you submit your applications, the higher chance you have. Most companies now require you to record answers […]

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YOU know you’re great, right?! But how do you get OTHER PEOPLE to like you…?

I decided to write this advice because it seems to me that so many clients of Harrison Careers, especially those who do not speak English as their first language, struggle to build effective relationships and to get professionals to like them as quickly as they could. I am no psychologist, but I do have common […]

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Harrison Careers Brochure

The career decisions you make now will change your life forever. Your career is an incredibly important factor in determining your future wealth, happiness and fulfilment. Just as you have invested time and money in your education, we at Harrison Careers believe that you should invest in getting the career you really want. Investing the […]

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Make Running a Part of Your Life

My name is Peter, and I’m addicted to running 🙂 I took up running when I was at Kellogg Business School in Chicago – largely because my roommate, Jon, made me. But I quickly saw the benefits – running improves your cardiovascular strength, lowers bad cholesterol and speeds up your metabolism. Not to mention the […]

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