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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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Is An MBA Worth It? Find Out With Our Free Tool

We talked about CFA vs MBA previously, but this is more fundamental. “Is an MBA worth it” is one of those classic questions that always end up with “it depends”.  I do get why lots of people say “it depends”, as the question is so broad and cannot be generalized for each person’s individual circumstances. But what …

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Hedge Fund Career Path: Roles, Salaries & Progression

With a reputation for offering some of the best salaries in the financial sector, a hedge fund career is one that’s coveted by many professionals. With opportunities for progression, that’s often a little more unstructured than some financial careers, it’s safe to say that talented individuals can build a rewarding career in hedge fund management.  …

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Financial Planner Career Path: Roles, Salaries & Progression

Financial planners help individuals to reach their long term financial goals. From planning for retirement, to offering the structure and strategy needed to enable clients to make the most of their finances, financial planners advise on a range of issues including tax, investments, budgets and inheritance. Combining expertise with a client-first approach, financial planners provide …

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