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Best Finance Certifications: Our Top List

We’ve had interesting discussions about CFA vs. MBA before, and whether it’s a worthwhile investment. However, that’s not the only alternative qualifications many of us consider in our pursuit of career advancement. With the various finance professional qualifications available, it can be quite daunting at first when faced with so many unfamiliar acronyms.  In this article, I’ll demystify and …

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CFA vs FRM: Which is better for me?

Finance certifications such as CFA and FRM are a cost effective way (compared to an MBA) to give your finance career a boost. We do receive a lot of questions from our readers trying to understand the core differences between them in deciding whether to pursue CFA or FRM. Hence, for those still on the …

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15 Video Interview Tips: Your Checklist for Success

Whether you’re applying for an entry level financial position or looking to move into a more senior role, after passing an initial phone interview, you may be offered a video interview instead of an in-person meeting. While the pandemic undoubtedly brought video calling into the mainstream, the process of interviewing potential employees is one task …

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CV Writing: 11 Top Resume Tips and Tricks You Must Know

Your resume is one of the first things a potential recruiter sees in the hiring process. And first impressions do matter, especially when it comes to convincing them to invite you for an interview. If you’re relatively new to job hunting, this guide will provide actionable resume tips and tricks that increases your chances of getting …

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6 Clear Steps on How to Change Careers Successfully

The pandemic has prompted a career rethink for many of us, with 60% of UK workers planning a career change. As we see in our forum discussions, there’s a diverse set of people from various backgrounds looking to make that career change into specific areas in finance. You are not alone. Whether it’s fixed income, asset management, equity research, trading, investment …

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