Category Archives: Events

Insider Seminar: Buy-side vs Sell-side careers for investment analysts – Apr 20

Are you ever confused by the terms “Buy-side” and “Sell-side”?
Wonder what the analysts on both sides are doing?
Curious to find out the career prospects of both roles?
Do you want to network with Springboard’s Star mentors?

MARK your calendar on April 20 and join our knowledge sharing seminar!
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Exclusive Networking with Investment Analysts – March 23rd 2016 (Wed)

Have you wondered if there’re still investment jobs available in the market?
Have you been thinking about what type of candidate hiring managers are looking for?
Would you like to hear tips from those who managed to land an investment analyst job just last month?
SAVE your day on March 23rd and come join SpringBoard’s upcoming exclusive networking event to hear from insiders and recent success stories!
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Exclusive Drinks with Tier 1 broker C

Hi, Happy New Year to all.

Mr Market is telling us upfront that this year is not going to be an easy year, and it is likely to be a terrible year to graduate from school too! Still, SpringBoard always try our best to offer hope to career switchers and anybody currently on the lookout for jobs.

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ex-Head of Commodities shares Career Tips on Jan 13

Despite recent market turmoil, SpringBoard TM has continued to fill front office roles for our success stories and share front office career information with you and other members of the SpringBoard community. With the new year, we are launching a Career Tips Series to share and discuss career tips on how to do well in different finance front office roles. We start on Jan 13 with commodities trading.

Led by Mr Colin O’Shea, Director of Business Development at Global Commodities, the workshop will discuss the challenges of different roles in commodities trading and basic trade types traders use. Register here. Continue reading

Exclusive drinks with global bank B – 25 Nov 2015

Our SpringBoard drinks have consistently seen overwhelming turnout that significantly exceeded our expectations. Against this backdrop of strong demand for our networking events, we are organising our next one on Wed 25 Nov, this time with another global bank. In our intimate setting, you will get to establish contact with front office professionals and veterans and possibly hear from them about how they joined the finance industry. *You may also hear whispers among our guests about which firms are quietly hiring for recent job vacancies. These positions could well be privately placed and not publicised openly.*

Guests Expected
– Jacqueline, senior analyst at global bank;
– Yoman, hedge fund manager at global investment firm;
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Career Development Workshop: Finding Your Passion and Shine in the Finance Industry

Despite recent market turmoil, SpringBoard TM has continued to fill front office roles for our success stories and share front office career information with you and other members of the SpringBoard community. This time round, we have specially organized a Career Networking Workshop to share and discuss how you can shine in the finance industry with your personality.

Led by Mr Tolmas Wong, Director, Private Clients Services at CIMB Securities, the workshop will discuss the challenges of different roles in the finance industry, and give you insight on which roles your personality may be more suited for. Continue reading

Exclusive drinks with global bank B- 6 Oct 2015

Our SpringBoard drinks last month saw an overwhelming response with a turnout that significantly exceeded our expectations. To cater for this pent-up demand for networking events, we are following up with another one on Tue 6 Oct, this time with another global bank. In our intimate setting, you will get to establish contact with front office professionals and veterans and possibly hear from them about how they joined the finance industry. *You may also hear whispers among our guests about which firms are quietly hiring for recent job vacancies. These positions could well be privately placed and not publicised openly.*

Guests Expected
– Julie, senior institutional sales & former fund manager;
– June, partner at family office;
– Yoman, hedge fund manager at global investment firm; Continue reading