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Banks are swamped with hundreds of tech CVs: here’s the new way to stand out

Tired of carefully massaging your CV for every job posting, then waiting as your application is buried under a pile of rival CVs that most managers will barely skim through? Guess what – banks are losing interest in seeing hundreds of tech CVs swamping every IT role they post, all carefully keyword-matched yet unverifiable in the real world.

Technology hiring in banking is increasingly moving away from the advertised position. Even where roles are posted with job boards and recruiters, the selection process is evolving beyond the “talking heads” interview.

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4 Reasons Why People Would Favor Bitcoin Over Cash

Some people don’t see the point in using bitcoin, especially not when cash is readily available. While it is true cash transactions allow consumers to remain somewhat anonymous, it isn’t a perfect financial tool by any means There are quite a few reasons why people would use bitcoin rather than cash, although some of these “practices” may be considered controversial.

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How Fraud Victims 'Punish' Their Banks

Would you leave a bank after an unauthorized charge on a credit card or a strange debit from an account? It's a question for financial institutions evaluating the impact of a security breach.

A new study by Carnegie Mellon University researchers suggests that some customers will, in fact, leave even if they receive quick refunds of losses due to fraud. The study is one of only a few correlating the impact of a fraud incident on customer loyalty.

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Top 3 Bitcoin Taxation Calculation Tools

The bitcoin taxation season is almost upon us, which highlights a very important problem. Most people are unaware of how they should incorporate bitcoin into their tax assessment. Thankfully, there are quite a few tools available which will help users take care of these problems with relative ease. It is important to keep in mind very few countries require bitcoin users to take cryptocurrency earnings into account right now.

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