Career Insider Chat: MattyC, Financial Advisor 1

Career Insider Chat: MattyC, Financial Advisor

By Zee This is the 4th post of our new series to 300 Hours – Career Insider Chats, where we interview some of our readers, and get an inside look into their careers, as well as what drives them to take up the CFA challenge. You’ll learn how it’s like to be at their jobs, what …

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Being Laid Off, Part 1: Why I Wanted to Get Laid Off 2

Being Laid Off, Part 1: Why I Wanted to Get Laid Off

By Zee Author’s note: Here in 300 Hours we cover CFA materials and tips, but careers and career experiences are also a very important part of candidates’ lives. I wanted to share one of the most significant events in my career, and how this changed the entire course of what I ended up doing for …

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Career Insider Chat: DollarsToDonuts, Results Analyst 3

Career Insider Chat: DollarsToDonuts, Results Analyst

By Zee This is the third post of our new series to 300 Hours – Career Insider Chats, where we interview some of our readers, and get an inside look into their careers, as well as what drives them to take up the CFA challenge. You’ll learn how it’s like to be at their jobs, what it takes …

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CFA Career Insider Chat: CityScotGirl, Performance Analyst 4

CFA Career Insider Chat: CityScotGirl, Performance Analyst

By Zee This is the second post of our new series to 300 Hours – Career Insider Chats,  where we interview some of our readers, and get an inside look into their careers, as well as what drives them to take up the CFA challenge. You’ll learn how it’s like to be at their jobs, what …

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CFA Career Insider Chats: Sophie, Investment Banking Analyst 5

CFA Career Insider Chats: Sophie, Investment Banking Analyst

By Sophie We’re introducing a new Career Insider Chats series in our careers section, where you’ll get to find out first hand from the members of the 300 Hours Community about their work experiences and insider tips of a particular role. So to get the ball rolling, I’d like to share my experiences as an investment banking …

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Is an MBA Worth It? 6

Is an MBA Worth It?

By Sophie  We talked about CFA vs. MBA previously, but this is more fundamental. It’s one of those classic questions that always end up with “it depends”.  I do get why we arrive at that conclusion, as the question is so broad and cannot be generalised for each candidate’s circumstances. Yet, it’ still so anti-climatic and unsatisfactory.  …

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