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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Success Story: Harvey landed a PE job despite tough market

Harvey has demonstrated strong passion during his mentorship with SpringboardTM and has won our stock pitch competition in 2015 Season 4. He continued pursuing his dream into 2016 and finally landed a private equity analyst job despite a tough hiring market.
I would comment that he possessed the right skillset and meet the right people during networking, lacking of either would not result in his success. Let’s hear what Harvey said. If you wish to chat with Harvey and many other success stories, pls join our next networking event Exclusive Networking on Mar 23.

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Handy tools: Unofficial guide to banking

Saw these two free books online, which are useful for our students (url attached):

Unoffical Guide To Banking: introduce various functions in the banking industry

Jargon Buster: I would expect you to know at least 80-90% of all these terms if you already passed CFA Level 1 exam.


Manage Your Career: tips for career switchers

I attended a CFA seminar about Manage Your Career featuring Mr. Andrew Jones on 25h Feb.

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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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NUS team won the CFA Research Challenge!

I am very glad that my intern student lead the NUS team that won the 2016 CFA Research Challenge Singapore Final. They are going to the global round in April in Chicago! Congratulation!

CFA Research Challenge Cert 2016

In Springboard, I am proud to see many of our students achieve a better career than I had achieved at their age. The satisfaction drives us working hard to provide our students an unprecedented growth environment towards front office jobs.

Banking and Finance Hiring Trend in Singapore

Our friend Loretta Chan has posted an interesting article in linkedin.

Review and Forecast: The Corporate and Institutional Banking hiring trend in Singapore

Increasingly, the spotlight is moving towards the so-called emerging second-tier banks, where, as compared with the bulge bracket banks, are relatively more proactive in hiring.

Over the past few years, we at SpringboardTM observed similar things that hiring in regional banks for investment analyst role requires candidate to be versatile and can think out of box. 

And despite weak hiring market (look at Barcap that just shuts its cash equity business in Asia), we continue to produce success stories. We have heard good news from our students and will update our audience soon.

Do speak with us if you wish to know more about the success story and HOW it can happen to you & Stay tuned…