Career resources

  • Returning to work

    • 19 Feb 2018
    • Sarah Dudney
    Developing a diverse work force in today’s investment management industry is now a mainstream agenda item. Some leading investment companies, such as M&G and Man Investments, have…
  • A day in the life of - Social Impact Investment Associate

    • 07 Feb 2018
    • Rebecca McCartney
    “ Impact investing is still a growing market and it’s exciting to be exploring and considering new investment opportunities that support that market growth and ultimately make a p…
  • On sustainability

    • 23 Jan 2018
    • Paul Smith, CFA, President and CEO of CFA Institute
    The term “sustainability” has no single definition, nor is there only one way of addressing sustainability in investing . I recently had the good fortune to join a small group of …
  • Manage and future-proof your career

    • 18 Jan 2018
    • Jane Coffey, ASIP
    Proactively managing your career has never been so important. The days when decisions made at university put you on a conveyor belt to the top of your chosen profession at well-de…
  • A day in the life of - Global Head of Stewardship and UK Fund Manager

    • 05 Dec 2017
    CFA UK's Careers Guide offers engaging and pragmatic information about embarking or developing a career in the investment profession.
  • Working in Fixed Income

    • 01 Dec 2017
    CFA UK's Careers Guide offers engaging and pragmatic information about embarking or developing a career in the investment profession.
  • Future-proof your investment career

    • 31 Oct 2017
    CFA UK's Careers Guide offers engaging and pragmatic information about embarking or developing a career in the investment profession.
  • Spotlight on London Business School, Master in Finance: Lily Chan

    • 04 Sep 2017
    • London Business School (Sponsored article)
    Lily Chan, Vice President at JP Morgan, completed the first two levels of the CFA before studying London Business School’s (LBS) Masters in Finance.
  • How to present yourself with impact and charisma

    • 08 Aug 2017
    • Seth Wainwright
    Learn how to present yourself with impact and charisma.
  • 10 steps to jump-starting a stalled job search

    • 27 Jul 2017
    • Peter M.J. Gross via Enterprising Investor
    What should you do when your job search has stalled? Executive coach Robert Hellmann discussed 10 steps for revitalising your efforts.
  • 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…