It may by daunting when you are starting to dive into the world of employment. It is full of applications, digital tests, interviews, assessment centres, and that’s before you even have to start thinking about location, salary, benefits, responsibilities etc when choosing the job. This is why the University, coupled with Henley, have a supportive and expert careers department so you can gain advice in … Continue reading What Is Virtually Available on Campus for You to Take Advantage Of?
It’s National Bubble Bath Day so it is a perfect excuse to relax and find ways to de-stress, especially that now we are in a third lockdown. Continue reading National Bubble Bath Day: How to De-stress?
We use today, National Technology Day, to look into the Tech Sector to learn what schemes are out there, what career paths there are and what tech recruiters want from you. Continue reading National Technology Day: Looking to go into the Tech Sector?
We look into the 2020 Placement Awards and talk to some students who provide an insight into their placements and why they were nominated. Continue reading The 2020 Placement Awards
Graduate scheme applications are in full swing now, but have you ever thought of pushing yourself to apply for one of the Top 20 Graduate Employers as of 2019? I speak with a Trader at Goldman Sachs to find out what it is really like within their graduate scheme. Continue reading Grad Job Insights: Q&A with a Trader at Goldman Sachs
Evita Zanusso from Big Society Capital was our speaker this week, and she gave us an overview of ‘Social Impact Investment’: investments that have a social benefit as well as a financial return. Dan Robertson from the Finance Society has provided us with a review: In today’s industry insights talk, Evita Zanuso provided a fascinating insight into the world of social impact investment. After having a more … Continue reading Industry Insights: Investing for Impact
A review of last night’s talk on the challenges of managing fixed income now that interest rates are likely to rise. Essential knowledge for anybody interested in asset management. http://www.icmacentre.ac.uk/events/review-managing-fixed-income-portfolios-rising-interest-rate-environment/ Continue reading Industry Insights: Managing Fixed Income
Once again my colleague Dan Robinson has reviewed the event for us: Anannit Sumawong is a Quantitative analyst at GAM, and he’s an alumni of the ICMA Centre where he studied a masters in Financial Risk Management. In his talk he shared what a typical day is like, and told us some of the things he wished he’d known when he was starting out in … Continue reading Industry Insights: “A life in a day of a buy-side risk manager”
What are the key turning points in a career? We will all have two or three key moments in our working life that define the direction of the remainder of our career. In this talk we learned how to seek out and make the most of opportunities for career development. Stuart Sinclair Non-Executive Director, Lloyds Banking Group Stuart Sinclair currently holds the position of … Continue reading Industry Insights: Career Turning Points