Private equity (raising funds to invest in private companies) is a relatively young business however has become of the most well paid careers in the financial field.
A career in private equity (PE) which includes venture capital, PE fund of funds, hybrid funds, and secondary funds can be extremely rewarding. But landing a job in this field can be difficult.
If you're seriously considering a career in private equity, you have to become familiar with how firms hire. Here are a few links that you may want to look at.
PE Recruit – This website offers a free test of your PE skills
PrivateEquityBlogger – This website offers a free PE eBook
PE Jobs Digest – This website offers free PE job listings alert
DreamResume – This website has a team of experienced finance professionals to help write your PE resume with one-on-one support
How To Write a Private Equity Resume
Investment Banking Resumes - Private Equity Jobs