All Careers Advice

  • Investment professionals are constantly challenged to explain complex concepts and large amounts of information to a variety of audiences. It is important to cut through this data “fog,” so clients, coworkers, and committees can make informed decisions on critical issues. This webinar will help y...
  • Originally published on CFA Institute Enterprising Investor, this post discusses strategies for authoring a high impact cover letter.
  • In this webinar, Dennis Grady will show you how to turn your old résumé into an effective marketing document that improves your chances of getting the interviews you want.
  • Originally appearing on the Enterprising Investor blog, this article discusses the myriad of ways job boards are useful tools in your career management toolbox.
  • Access the CFA Institute Career Guide
  • A Curriculum Vitae is a self-marketing tool and getting an interview can depend on how good your CV is. You will need to consider what to include, how much detail is needed and how to make your CV stand out from all the others.
  • Understandably, many people find discussing salaries uncomfortable and embarrassing during an interview. However, most interviewers expect some bartering and, if it motivates you to put more into the job, it is worthwhile for both the applicant and the employer.
  • Rapport is the connection between two people; the spoken and unspoken words that say ‘we are on the same page’. In an interview situation you can employ numerous techniques to maximize the rapport between yourself and your interviewer.
  • The main aim of a covering letter is to encourage recruiters to read your CV. However, it needs to do a lot more than say, 'here is my CV!'. In short, it is the biggest chance you have to sell yourself.
  • Writing a good CV is tricky: the message must be right but so must its appearance.