GUEST COMMENT: How to leverage the fact that you may have dabbled in the CFA on your CV

GUEST COMMENT: How to leverage the fact that you may have dabbled in the CFA on your CV

You’ve passed the CFA Level 1 exam, congratulations!  You may be thinking of starting Level 2. You may also be thinking how can you best leverage your newfound…

GUEST COMMENT: Everything you could possibly want to know about results to the CFA exams

GUEST COMMENT: Everything you could possibly want to know about results to the CFA exams

In the run up to CFA results day, I thought you might find it useful to have a quick FAQ covering some of the questions most asked by…

Bank-by-bank, these are the qualifications that should make the most difference

Bank-by-bank, these are the qualifications that should make the most difference

As a follow-up to last week's ranking of the qualifications most likely to get you a job in financial services today, we've looked again at our CV database and extracted…

A statistical ranking of the qualifications most likely to get you a financial services job in London today

A statistical ranking of the qualifications most likely to get you a financial services job in London today

There are a few things that can improve your employability. One is some strategic networking. Another is dogged persistence. Another is a willingness to go out and get some…

Can you get an accounting job in an investment bank with an ACCA?

Can you get an accounting job in an investment bank with an ACCA?

This is a subject to which we return intermittently: which sort of accounting qualification will get you a job in an investment bank? Most notably, can you get an…

Where to study quantitative finance if you want to work on Wall Street

Where to study quantitative finance if you want to work on Wall Street

Admittedly, it's not that easy to get a job in the US if a European without a green card. Nevertheless, it has been known for quants to work in…

GUEST COMMENT: Is a CFA qualification really useful? Will it genuinely help you to get a job in investment banking?

GUEST COMMENT: Is a CFA qualification really useful? Will it genuinely help you to get a job in investment banking?

In Sep-2006, when I was a second-year Goldman analyst, one of my associates texted me to ‘show-off’ that he had just passed level 3 of the Chartered Financial…

Please note: If you achieve a CFA Charter, you are statistically very unlikely to become unemployed

Please note: If you achieve a CFA Charter, you are statistically very unlikely to become unemployed

Today is the 50th birthday of the CFA Charter. Someone, somewhere will be having cake and completing a celebratory item-set. If you're really keen, the CFA has published…

GUEST COMMENT: I passed all three levels of the CFA in 18 months. This is how I tackled Level III

GUEST COMMENT: I passed all three levels of the CFA in 18 months. This is how I tackled Level III

I’ve already written about my tactics for passing CFA Levels I and II. Now I’d like to share my method of passing CFA Level III. As I’ve pointed…

GUEST COMMENT: The final countdown to the CFA Programme June Examinations

GUEST COMMENT: The final countdown to the CFA Programme June Examinations

(Or The Final Countdown (you have to hum the tune as you read this) 4 WEEKS TO GO… By now you should have finished your first reading of…

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