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Plan Your Finance Career Change With Our Free Tool

Did you know that 66% of employed CFA candidates globally are looking to change some aspect of their careers? Career changes can be hard as your pitch has to highlight why your career path so far makes you the best candidate for the job, in spite of the career switch. Especially if you want to change job …

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GARP SCR Certificate: A Handy Beginner’s Guide

One of the key lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic so far is that we must react swiftly to high probability, high impact risks — and delays are costly. The climate is changing. And the risks from climate change are only going to rise over the foreseeable future.  As climate risk management continues to develop towards being a discrete …

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Why Top Tier Firms Prefer Hiring CFA Charterholders

Interviewing for a new job, targeting a promotion, or looking to progress your career? Top tier firms know that the CFA Program produces results. ​For your next career move, here’s a primer with all the facts and research showing how CFA charterholders and candidates have an edge over the rest. A hiring primer for CFA …

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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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CFA vs CAIA: Which Is Superior? Or Do Both?

CFA and CAIA designations can appear very similar at first sight, as they both target investment and financial professionals. However, there are differences in global recognition, breadth and depth of topics studied, career focus and exam difficulty. They could even be a complementary set of finance certifications to go for, depending on career goals. For …

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CFA Investment Foundations Program: A Quick Guide

Did you know that CFA Institute has a lesser known, global investment certification that is completely free, fully-online, requiring only 100 hours of study with a relatively high pass rate? 😲 Assuming it is suitable for your career situation and objective, it is something you can even register for right now, study and complete the online …

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4 Powerful Tips For Your Career Progression

Are you looking to move ahead in your career? Whether it’s because you’ve learnt all you can from your job, looking for more money, or simply looking for a change in environment, you’re not alone. Hundreds of thousands of finance professionals change jobs every year, striving to improve their career progression. In this article, we …

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CFA ESG Certificate: Our Easy Guide 3

CFA ESG Certificate: Our Easy Guide

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought ESG (environmental, social and governance) issues to the forefront of everyone’s minds. ESG matters. And investors and companies around the world are reacting fast to this current situation, pointing to a longer term demand for investment professionals with green finance and responsible investment knowledge. CFA Institute’s ESG Certificate may be a …

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How to Network: 7 Easy Networking Tips To Boost Your Career

What’s the most effective but under-utilized skill in job hunting? Networking. Yes, having a well organized, crisp resume / CV is a good starting point in any job search. But in this article, we will focus on learning how to network properly, the power of networking on your career, and 7 easy tips to kickstart …

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