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6 Tips to Landing Interviews Using Your Current CFA Status

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    • Zee Tan
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      image6 Tips to Landing Interviews Using Your Current CFA Status

      By Zee We cover a lot of topics on CFA results (see our Articles section for more details!). But today, let’s explore one of the main objectives that drive CFA candidates to take up the exams in the…

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      From what I’ve heard people say and the interviews I’ve been to I feel employers actually take it as a negative when I say that I will be studying for my CFA Level I exams while working if I get the job. I’ve heard a few people say to me that don’t disclose the fact that you’re studying while working.

    • Sophie Macon
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      Oh that’s odd. Why so @RoyD‌ ? Care to elaborate? Was it an explicit feedback?

    • WesMantooth
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      I would guess that those employers would be concerned that your studying and general stress would either impact the time availble for you to work (OT) and/or the quality of your work.
      Part of that is implicitly saying that they don’t have faith that you are capable of fulfilling whatever job you are applying for and studying at the same time.

    • Zee Tan
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      RoyD said:
      From what I’ve heard people say and the interviews I’ve been to I feel employers actually take it as a negative when I say that I will be studying for my CFA Level I exams while working if I get the job. I’ve heard a few people say to me that don’t disclose the fact that you’re studying while working.

      That’s a new one. What kind of employers are we talking about?

    • Pranav
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      @Zee i’d have to guess these would be employers who have had bad experiences with employees in the past that were probably studying for some qualification and compromising their commitments to work?

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