Career Management

  • Manage and Future-proof Your Career
    Proactively managing your career has never been so important. The days when decisions made at university put you on a conveyor belt to the top of your chosen profession at well-defined stages are long gone. Taking personal responsibility for your career and making the most of your working life is...
  • Learn about and access the CFA Institute Career Tools resource.
  • Carla Harris, author of Strategize to Win and Expect to Win, shares proven strategies that will help you maximize your success in your current position or your dream position.
  • Originally appearing on the Enterprising Investor blog, this article discusses the myriad of ways job boards are useful tools in your career management toolbox.
  • An interview with David Porter, Managing Partner of Apposite Capital LLP, a private equity firm.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • My strategy is to be authentic, and to talk about career skills and life skills.
  • 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.
  • James Irving, CFA explores the reality of losing your way on the journey to success.
  • 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...
  • “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.”
  • A day in the life of Jonathan Platt, ASIP
  • “I oversee Responsible Investment. This includes the integration of Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) factors into investment processes across asset classes and geographies.”
  • "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."
  • 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 vi...
  • 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.