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 in your network, time to hire vs. time to get hired and the new trend of skill sets demanded.

#2 A Uniquely Valuable Addition by Nathan Jaye

He talks about various aspects of personal branding:

  • Why personal brand is important?
  • Begin a branding or reinvention
  • Others might see us differently
  • Stories of brand reinvention
  • Turn your career into a story
  • Going back to school to acquire skills? think again!
  • Maintain online image
  • Importance of finding a mentor
  • Find validators for you, let others speak of you.