Career resources

  • Six presentation tips for finance professionals

    • 17 May 2017
    • Julia VanDeren via Enterprising Investor
    Presenting is an essential responsibility for many finance professionals. Presentation expert, Dave Underhill, provides tips to succeed.
  • Conscious communication: headline speaking and writing

    • 17 May 2017
    • Jim Ware, CFA via Enterprising Investor
    Jim Ware, CFA, discusses the art of headline writing and speaking for effective communication.
  • Yes, you need a cover letter: here’s how to make it good

    • 31 Mar 2017
    • Julia VanDeren via Enterprising Investor
    Are cover letters still necessary in a job search? When you submit your resume to an organization and it is shared among the necessary people, some w
  • The job market for Analysts: How to ride a swinging pendulum – part 1

    • 23 Feb 2017
    • Sherree DeCovny via Enterprising Investor
    The role of the analyst is not what it used to be. Changes in business models, advancements in technology, and cost pressures — not to mention new reg
  • The job market for Analysts: How to ride a swinging pendulum – part 2

    • 23 Feb 2017
    • Sherree DeCovny via Enterprising Investor
    The role of the analyst is not what it used to be. Changes in business models, advancements in technology, and cost pressures — not to mention new reg
  • Finding the right job to target

    • 23 Feb 2017
    • Julia VanDeren via Enterprising Investor
    Identifying your target job is a crucial first step for any job seeker. This may seem obvious but it’s a critical point because giving real thought to how you determine your targe…
  • Interview science (webcast)

    • 19 Jan 2017
    • Ian Morgan – Founder, interviewbuddy.com
    Get insights for interview success from an interview coach and former City hiring manager, Ian Morgan.
  • Research Analysts add value – here is proof

    • 11 Jan 2017
    • Jeremy Monk
    What’s more accurate: forecasts by research analysts or forecasts by management? It turns out that post-event forecasts by analysts — specifically, those conducted after recent re…
  • Staying on track when derailment hits

    • 11 Jan 2017
    • James Irving, CFA
    James Irving, CFA explores the reality of losing your way on the journey to success.
  • How to get the best out of your LinkedIn profile

    • 18 Nov 2016
    • CFA Institute Career Guide | 2015 – 2016
    The days of finding a job by scouring newspaper ads and company websites, signing up with multiple headhunting agencies and sending out a stream of tailored CVs to prospective emp…
  • Top communication skills for investment professionals

    • 10 Oct 2016
    • Viktoria Girdenyte; Nick Bartlett, CFA, ASIP
    What does it take to be a successful investment professional? CFA UK recently undertook research to find out what skills and competencies employers look for when they recruit inve…
  • 5 steps to help you produce an effective CV – part 1

    • 02 Sep 2016
    • Alan Cutts, CEO, Alan J Cutts Associates
    A CV should be a factual document which represents you personally. It should be free flowing, easy to read, snappy and to the point.
  • 5 steps to help you produce an effective CV – part 2

    • 02 Sep 2016
    • Alan Cutts, CEO, Alan J Cutts Associates
    A CV should be a factual document which represents you personally. It should be free flowing, easy to read, snappy and to the point.
  • Career management: Using your CFA network

    • 18 Aug 2016
    • Julia VanDeren, CFA Institute
    Managing your professional network can be a challenge, but there are several tools available to members of the CFA community, Building your network with the CFA community With mor…
  • Manage and future-proof your career

    • 17 Aug 2016
    • Jane Coffey, Founder, Investor Coaching
    Proactively managing your career has never been so important. Long gone are the days when decisions made at University led to a conveyer belt to the top of your chosen profession …