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  • Investment Professional of the Future

    • Jun 19, 2019

    CFA Institute report on the changing roles, skills, and organizational cultures that affect the career path for investment professionals of the future

  • 2019 Compensation Study

    • Nov 14, 2019

    See how member/charterholder compensation is structured around the world and gain insights into compensation benchmarks through this executive summary and interactive dashboard.

  • CFA Institute Compensation Study: Exploring Industry Trends in Recruiting and Compensation

    • Nov 6, 2019

    Listen to a recruiter’s perspective on hiring and compensation trends in the investment management industry and advice for negotiating compensation, promotions, and role transitions.

  • Career Conversations: Managing Your Career through Effective Asks

    • Jul 11, 2019

    Practical advice on how professionals can ask for what they want to achieve their career objectives.

  • Planning Your Life's Next Frontier

    • Jan 18, 2019

    Retirement looks very different today than in years past.

  • Five Strategies for Surviving a Career Pivot

    • Jan 18, 2019

    GSB alumna Michelle Landrey Cline (MBA '98) interviews the Founder and CEO of Business Talent Group Jody Greenstone Miller about how individuals can successfully navigate career transitions in this new environment.

  • Sheryl Sandberg: Careers Aren’t Ladders, They’re Jungle Gyms (podcast)

    • Jan 18, 2019
    • Jenny Luna

    Facebook’s COO visited Stanford Graduate School of Business and shared insights on dreaming for the long run, but planning for the short term.

  • Six Strategies for Increasing Productivity

    • Jan 14, 2019
    • Ellis Pecen, Performance Psychologist

    Why do we behave unproductively? What is the psychology behind it and how can we change our behaviour? Ellis Pecen combines academic research and practical experience to make performance psychology more widely accessible.

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    International Career Moves: Risks and Rewards

    • Dec 21, 2018
    • Rhea Wessel

    The rate of international assignments has increased significantly in recent years, and going abroad is essential for a growing number of career paths. However, the failure rate for professionals and employing firms is much higher for international assignments relative to professionals who stay in home markets. To succeed, professionals who go abroad need to understand risks and how job markets vary from place to place.

  • Six Kinds of Career Allies: Building a Personal Board of Directors

    • Dec 20, 2018
    • Julia VanDeren

    So what are some of the roles allies can play in our careers and how can they help us fill out our personal board of directors?

  • Person in a doorway looking out to blue sky

    Career Readiness Assessment

    • Dec 20, 2018
    • Julia VanDeren

    Try this assessment to see how well you are managing your career and what resources in Career Success can help you take the next step.

  • No Risk, No Reward: Advance Your Career with Smart Strategies for Identifying Opportunities

    • Sep 26, 2018

    The art of successful risk-taking involves the ability to identify (and even create) the right opportunities that are in perfect alignment with your values and goals. Learn the strategies you need to identify and act on the right risks–and propel your career forward.

  • For Fintech Career Switchers, the Hardest Skills to Master May Be the Soft Ones

    • Sep 26, 2018
    • Cynthia Harrington, CFA

    CFA charterholders and other professionals who have made the transition to fintech from traditional finance explain why adapting to different work cultures is a critical challenge.

  • 9 Ways to Survive Disruption in the Workplace

    • Sep 25, 2018
    • Julia VanDeren

    Your line of work will get disrupted. This is a baseline assumption for everyone, but the state of today’s business environment may set millennials apart from previous generations of young professionals settling into their careers.

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    Meditation Tips for Investment Professionals: How to Begin

    • Sep 21, 2018
    • Jason Voss, CFA

    Meditation provides investors with many benefits. Below are meditation tips from the newly released Meditation Guide for Investment Professionals, the full version of which is available online for CFA Institute members.

  • The Job Market for Analysts: How to Ride a Swinging Pendulum--Part 1

    • Sep 14, 2018
    • Sherree DeCovny

    The role of the analyst is not what it used to be. Changes in business models, advancements in technology, and cost pressures — not to mention new regulations coming down the pike — have all taken their toll on the profession. Today’s job market is more competitive than ever, and reaching the top requires a different skill set than was expected of previous generations of analysts.

  • The Job Market for Analysts: How to Ride a Swinging Pendulum – Part 2

    • Sep 14, 2018
    • Sherree DeCovny

    “Marrying machines and behavioural finance is the next frontier,” says Concannon. “There’s a huge question mark over when those two will converge. Considering how important behavioural finance is to this business, that’s a major headwind.”

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    Career Conversations: Goal Setting for Careers

    • Jun 15, 2018

    In this brief interview (approx. 9min), executive coach Kimberly Togman explains why and what kind of goal setting is important for managing your career and gives thoughts on how to make time for your goals, even in hectic times.

  • stressed out guy

    Keeping the Inner Fire Alive: Rumpelstiltskin on Stress Reduction and Burnout Prevention (webcast)

    • Jun 15, 2018

    This webcast addresses stressors, burnout, and resilience. Switzerland-based Dominique Lepori, CFA, founding partner of, discusses the inner and outer stressors that can lead to burnout and how to build your resilience in the face of significant performance pressure.

  • Peer Mentoring

    Building Effective Mentoring Relationships (Webcast)

    • Feb 2, 2018

    In this webcast, business networking strategist Andy Lopata explores some of the key ingredients for a strong mentoring relationship.