Weekly Minute: Guardian Life Hiring; UBS, Goldman Filling Holes

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Here are the main job opportunities of the last week.

Tip: Guardian Life Hiring 840 Sales Reps

Guardian Life plans to hire 840 financial representatives this year, and it isn't necessarily looking for people with sales experience. Candidates just need a proven history of relationship building.

Tools to get the job:

The Perfect Insurance Resume

The Best Sales Jobs and How to Find Them

Networking Online to Find a Finance Job

Tip: UBS Hiring Outsourcing and Offshoring Experts

UBS is looking to cut its tech budget from $3.9 billion to $2.6 billion by 2015. While this means that thousands of technology jobs are on the chopping block, the Swiss bank is also hiring outsourcing and offshoring specialists to reduce the complexity of its IT systems.

Tools to get the job:

Seven Ways to Keep Your Resume Out of the Trash

Age-Proofing Your Job Application

Interview Blunders to Be Aware Of

Tip: Goldman Back in Business

Apparently finished eliminating redundancies, Goldman Sachs increased its headcount by 300 in the third quarter. The average compensation per employee has increased 15% in the first nine months of 2012 versus the same period last year.

Tools to get the job:

The Abridged Version of Greg Smith’s Book

How to Get a Finance Job Through On-Campus Recruiting

The Perfect Investment Banking Resume