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Interview Tips: Wow The Interviewer With Self-Introduction (Junior Investment Analyst Roles)

December 22nd, 2018|Categories: WORD OF WISDOM|

Interview Tips: Wow The Interviewer With Self-Introduction (Junior Investment Analyst Roles) How do you introduce yourself during interviews? Have you ever wondered about the traps during your introduction? In our recent meet the mentor session, I shared with our students how you can introduce yourself and quickly relate critical skillsets (financial modelling, market research, industry research) and the relevant investment research experiences to impress the hiring managers. Having interviewed many juniors in my career, most of their self-introductions are sadly [...]

Family Office looking for A Junior Private Equity Analyst Ref: STM18FF08

November 27th, 2018|Categories: Jobs|

One of our investment industry contact at a family office in Singapore is looking to hire a junior private equity analyst. Company Profile Financial Frontiers Pte Ltd is a Singapore-based, family-office with a focus on private equity. We seek to create incremental tangible value for our investee companies by working alongside them as partners and not just funders. Key responsibilities Analyst will work directly with the founder and investment team to identify, assess, and execute investments and participate across all [...]

Global Private Bank looking for An Investment Research Intern (Six months) Ref: STM18PCT07

November 1st, 2018|Categories: Jobs|

One of our investment industry contact at a prestigious global private bank in Singapore is looking to hire an investment research intern to help the senior analyst on Asian Consumer, Technology and Healthcare companies. Duration of internship Five to six months duration Starting from mid-November to early December Key responsibilities Update and publish sector newsflow and quarterly earnings reports on Asian Consumer, Technology and Healthcare listed companies. Support Analysts on the preparation of equities investment recommendations and presentations Maintain and [...]

Fund Managers Say Technology Adds Jobs, Here’s How

October 1st, 2018|Categories: WORD OF WISDOM|

Job seekers need not fear robo advisors, number crunching softwares, and artificial intelligence killing jobs in asset management, experts say. Here are some experts' views from a recent conference in Singapore.  Job Creation "The theory that technology in the asset management industry is going to be a huge job killer is both inconsistent with economic theory and the evidence," said Eddie Fishman, managing director of The D. E. Shaw Group, who was speaking at the Milken Institute 2018 event held [...]

Is Technology Eating Our Lunch?

August 25th, 2018|Categories: WORD OF WISDOM|

Is Technology Eating Our Lunch? Take-away from Kuala Lumpur CFA Career Day This was the topic presented by  Th’ng Beng Hooi, who is the Managing Director at AB Maximus. He presented in the CFA Career day on August 4th, 2018, about the fast pace of technology in recent years and the impact on the career in finance. From the simple calculator in the 1960s to the Bloomberg terminals in the 1980s, technology has made finance simpler and faster. Today, we have [...]

Investigative skills for investment analysts

August 23rd, 2018|Categories: WORD OF WISDOM|

Investigative skills for investment analysts Takeaways from our expert seminar held on August 16th, 2018 As an intelligent investment analyst, we must be able to verify facts and understand the management of those companies we are researching on. Our guest speaker, Thomas, presents some pointers during the recent "Investigative Due Diligence Workshop" organised by Springboard. Below, we have summarised some tips for students who have missed the event. 1. Use more than one search engine When you search about an entity [...]

How to build credibility before a junior investment job? (Part 2)

August 18th, 2018|Categories: WORD OF WISDOM|

How to build credibility before a junior investment job? (Part 2) Make it happen, don't be oblivious to opportunities Young people looking to join the investment industry often encounter this challenging question: what relevant experience do you have?  In our Part 1 post (link to part 1), we talked about two levels of expectations that we expect a junior to possess if he/she is pursuing an investment career. By achieving these expectations, you will have an edge in the job [...]

How to build credibility before a junior investment job? (Part 1)

August 15th, 2018|Categories: WORD OF WISDOM|

How to build credibility before a junior investment job? (Part 1) Young people looking to join the investment industry often encounter this challenging question: what relevant experience do you have? This is a chicken and egg question. How would one be able to accumulate experience if nobody gives a chance first. Fortunately, for every graduate of Springboard, you are already guaranteed an edge when interviewing for an investment role. We always believe that if a person has enough commitment and [...]

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