‘Do you really understand how financial markets work? How an investment bank, hedge fund or asset manager operates and how they fit into the wider scheme of things? If you’re going for an entry-level job in finance, you’ll need to know this stuff – and explain exactly why you want to work in the particular sector you choose.’
Take a look at this article on the eFinancialCareers site if you’re searching for or about to start your first job in investment banking, hedge funds or private equity.
Searching for a job and making applications? (FutureRising, 17 January 2017).
Keep on applying! This article on eFinancialCareers site has some useful tips. Change your game play, get a system!
Don’t be put off because the article relates to the finance sector as the tips could set you on track to improve your chances of getting that job!
Not sure how/if you should approach these when making applications?
These articles on the TARGETjobs.co.uk and LawCareers.net websites should give you some pointers.
From life as a trainee reporter to presenting Newsnight, Jeremy Vine, the BBC presenter, talks about his career in journalism in an article in The Guardian.
to break into publishing (Guardian article, 15 February 2016).