Career Management

  • 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.
  • This webcast addresses stressors, burnout, and resilience. Switzerland-based Dominique Lepori, CFA, founding partner of softfactors.net, discusses the inner and outer stressors that can lead to burnout and how to build your resilience in the face of significant performance pressure.
  • In this webcast, business networking strategist Andy Lopata explores some of the key ingredients for a strong mentoring relationship.
  • Panelists Shawn Rutter, managing director at Excelsior Search, and Justin Zhen, co-founder of Thinknum discuss opportunities for investment professionals in fintech.
  • Access a webinar where three India-based investment professionals discuss what it takes to break into the industry today.
  • In this webinar, career and executive coach Bryn Panee Burkhart will present tips and strategies for having productive conversations around salary and compensation at various stages of your career.
  • In this blog post that originally appeared on Enterprising Investor Julia VanDeren relays advice for ensuring career mobility into the future based on insights shared by Tracey Wilen in a presentation at the 2016 CFA Institute Annual Conference.
  • In this series of short videos, you will hear career advice from the following investment professionals (in the order in which they appear): Christopher Tan; Michael L. Mayo, CFA; Jim Leech; Elizabeth Collins, CFA; Philippa Malmgren; Dambisa Moyo; Halla Tomasdottir.