Career Success in the New Work Environment for Investment Professionals

I had an interesting read about Career Success in the New Work Environment , available at the CFA Institute website, which focuses a lot on self awareness, awareness of the environment and career planning and navigation. [...]

2018-05-06T15:35:13+00:00July 17th, 2016|WORD OF WISDOM|

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, [...]

2018-05-06T15:38:16+00:00January 28th, 2016|WORD OF WISDOM|

TED: Silverspoon or Scrapper?

Here's an motivating sharing from Regina Hartley, HR director at UPS on whether the company should hire Silverspoon or Scrapper? https://www.ted.com/talks/regina_hartley_why_the_best_hire_might_not_have_the_perfect_resume/transcript?language=en#t-330426 Best quote: Take this resume. This guy's parents give him up for adoption. He [...]

2018-05-06T15:35:14+00:00January 17th, 2016|WORD OF WISDOM|

CFA magazine: Recruiter insights and Personal branding

Wish to share two interesting article from CFA Institute magazine Nov/Dec 2015 issue. #1 Insights from a Recruiter by Julia VanDeren Talks about when to start getting targeted by recruiters, the importance of including recruiters [...]

2018-05-06T15:35:17+00:00January 16th, 2016|WORD OF WISDOM|

Success Story: Darren says “Goodbye Deutsche, Hello Smartkarma!”

Darren was one of our SpringBoard success stories in 2013 (link to story here). Luck was however not on his side, as the global investment bank he joined decided to close down the commodities desk a [...]

2018-05-06T15:35:17+00:00September 13th, 2014|WORD OF WISDOM|