Starting a career in the financial sector

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Starting a career in the financial sector

  1. 1. ASIF KHAN, CFA Deputy Head of Research BRAC EPL STOCK BROKERAGE
  2. 2. Banks NBFIs Stock Brokerages Merchant Banks AMCs Insurance Companies Credit Rating Agencies
  3. 3. Banks NBFIs Stock Brokerages Merchant Banks AMCs Insurance Companies Credit Rating Agencies
  4. 4. Banks NBFIs Stock Brokerages Merchant Banks AMCs Insurance Companies Credit Rating Agencies
  5. 5. Banks NBFIs Stock Brokerages Merchant Banks AMCs Insurance Companies Credit Rating Agencies
  6. 6. Client facing •RM •Trade/Sales •Branch Analytical • Credit risk • Treasury • Research Others • HR • Marketing • Operations • Compliance
  7. 7. KNOWLEDGE  Review course materials  Read a few other books NETWORKING  Participate in relevant forums  Try out informational interviews  Make a broad list of companies you are interested in  Prioritize the companies and make 3 groups  Scan your friends, family, alumni and anyone within your network to find people working in the financial industry PROMOTION  Have a short and punchy resume where you can clearly differentiate yourself  Prepare a few cover letter templates for yourself
  8. 8. DO YOUR RESEARCH  Study the company  Study the industry  Study the likely people in the interview board/top management  Prepare questions for the company SHOW YOUR PASSION  For the industry  For the company DIFFERENTIATE YOURSELF
  9. 9. www.asifkhan.info

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