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  • No Risk, No Reward: Advance Your Career with Smart Strategies for Identifying Opportunities

    • Sep 26, 2018

    The art of successful risk-taking involves the ability to identify (and even create) the right opportunities that are in perfect alignment with your values and goals. Learn the strategies you need to identify and act on the right risks–and propel your career forward.

  • For Fintech Career Switchers, the Hardest Skills to Master May Be the Soft Ones

    • Sep 26, 2018
    • Cynthia Harrington, CFA

    CFA charterholders and other professionals who have made the transition to fintech from traditional finance explain why adapting to different work cultures is a critical challenge.

  • 9 Ways to Survive Disruption in the Workplace

    • Sep 25, 2018
    • Julia VanDeren

    Your line of work will get disrupted. This is a baseline assumption for everyone, but the state of today’s business environment may set millennials apart from previous generations of young professionals settling into their careers.

  • India Career Guide 2016

    • Sep 21, 2018

    India Career Guide 2016

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    Meditation Tips for Investment Professionals: How to Begin

    • Sep 21, 2018
    • Jason Voss, CFA

    Meditation provides investors with many benefits. Below are meditation tips from the newly released Meditation Guide for Investment Professionals, the full version of which is available online for CFA Institute members.

  • Eric Sim, CFA, and the Skills for Success

    • Sep 17, 2018
    • Peter Gross

    My strategy is to be authentic, and to talk about career skills and life skills.

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    Research Analysts Add Value--Here is Proof

    • Sep 17, 2018
    • Jeremy Monk

    It turns out that post-event forecasts by analysts — specifically, those conducted after recent results or management guidance — are more on target than those of management, according to a study by AKRO Investiční společnost, a Czech investment firm.

  • 5 Steps to Help You Produce an Effective CV--Part 1

    • Sep 15, 2018
    • Alan Cutts

    A CV should be a factual document which represents you personally. It should be free flowing, easy to read, snappy and to the point. Follow these five steps to produce an effective CV that is totally personal to you.

  • 5 Steps to Help You Produce an Effective CV--Part 2

    • Sep 15, 2018
    • Alan Cutts

    Alan specialises in wealth and asset management assignments, delivering a professional, creative and individual service for clients and has executed high-level searches sourcing teams and talented individuals for many major blue chip UK and international investment houses.

  • Top Communication Skills for Investment Professionals

    • Sep 15, 2018
    • Viktoria Girdenyte; Nick Bartlett, CFA, ASIP

    What does it take to be a successful investment professional? CFA UK recently undertook research to find out what skills and competencies employers look for when they recruit investment professionals. This involved interviews with front office investment and learning & development professionals from firms such as Schroders, Willis Towers Watson, Columbia Threadneedle Investments, PIMCO and more.

  • Staying on Track When Derailment Hits

    • Sep 15, 2018
    • James Irving, CFA

    James Irving, CFA explores the reality of losing your way on the journey to success.

  • Finding the Right Job to Target

    • Sep 15, 2018
    • Julia VanDeren

    Identifying your target job is a crucial first step for any job seeker. This may seem obvious but it’s a critical point because giving real thought to how you determine your target role will improve your entire job search.

  • Interview Science (webcast)

    • Sep 14, 2018
    • Ian Morgan

    Ian Morgan draws from his extensive experience of interviewing and hiring highly motivated and talented professionals throughout a 20 year City career in order to share top advice for interviewing.

  • The Job Market for Analysts: How to Ride a Swinging Pendulum--Part 1

    • Sep 14, 2018
    • Sherree DeCovny

    The role of the analyst is not what it used to be. Changes in business models, advancements in technology, and cost pressures — not to mention new regulations coming down the pike — have all taken their toll on the profession. Today’s job market is more competitive than ever, and reaching the top requires a different skill set than was expected of previous generations of analysts.

  • The Job Market for Analysts: How to Ride a Swinging Pendulum – Part 2

    • Sep 14, 2018
    • Sherree DeCovny

    “Marrying machines and behavioural finance is the next frontier,” says Concannon. “There’s a huge question mark over when those two will converge. Considering how important behavioural finance is to this business, that’s a major headwind.”

  • Working In Fixed Income

    • Sep 14, 2018

    A day in the life of Jonathan Platt, ASIP

  • A Day In the Life: Global Head of Stewardship and UK Fund Manager

    • Sep 14, 2018

    “I oversee Responsible Investment. This includes the integration of Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) factors into investment processes across asset classes and geographies.”

  • A Day In the Life: Social Impact Investment Associate

    • Sep 14, 2018
    • Rebecca McCartney

    "Impact investing is still a growing market and it’s exciting to be exploring and considering new investment opportunities that support that market growth and ultimately make a positive social impact."

  • Returning To Work

    • Sep 14, 2018
    • Sarah Dudney

    What are the tactics for those who want to return to work but have not been able to access the appropriate programme? The strategy here is like any other career transition. The returner has to be proactive and take the long view, since any career transition usually takes six to 12 months. It’s vital that the returner continues to develop and maintain both social and intellectual capital to learn the trends and discontinuities in their niche and the existence of career openings.

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    Career Conversations: Goal Setting for Careers

    • Jun 15, 2018

    In this brief interview (approx. 9min), executive coach Kimberly Togman explains why and what kind of goal setting is important for managing your career and gives thoughts on how to make time for your goals, even in hectic times.