Finance & Economics. Monday, October 7 , 2013. 4-4:15 Overview of the Career Center’s Resources 4:15-5 Your Brand, Your Network, Your Interviewing Skills 5-6:15 Professional Panel 6:15-7 Networking time with the Panelists. AGENDA.
Monday, October 7, 2013
4-4:15 Overview of the Career Center’s Resources
4:15-5 Your Brand, Your Network, Your Interviewing Skills
5-6:15 Professional Panel
6:15-7 Networking time with the PanelistsAGENDA
What do you want to be known for?
And Actively Listening to the Answers
4. Show Your Gratitude
The Good, The Bad, and The Unbelievable
The typical interview is designed to assess these 3 points:
1. Research the organization
2. Review your resume
3. Practice answering potential interview questions
4. Prepare a list of questions for the employer
5. Dress and adjust your attitude for success
You Only Have ONE chance to make a FIRST Impression
6. Manage your time effectively
7. Follow the lead of the interviewer
8. Determine the next step and ask questions
9. Analyze the interview
10. Follow up
Career Options in Finance/Econ
Chief Financial Officer
Buy and maintain corporate insurance. Handle corporate tax matters
Research and analyze data on investments and firms, prepare reports.
Analytical Skills ▪ Communication ▪ Ambition
Teamwork ▪ Energy for Long Hours
VP or Partner
Increased client contact, responsibility, authority
IN BROKERAGE FIRMS…
AT SECURITIES EXCHANGES…
(aka Securities Sales Worker, aka Registered Representative,
aka Account Executive, aka Customers’ Broker)
Work in… brokerage firms, investment banks, mutual fund firms
Beginners… spend much of their time searching for new customers, often putting in long hours and meeting with clients evenings and weekends.
CAREERS IN BANKS
Loan Officers – evaluate the creditworthiness of applicants seeking loans.
TRAITS FOR SUCCESS