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This page is designed to provide you access to the career trends, industry insights, and guidance you need to pursue your desired path in finance. If there are additional finance-related insights you’d like to see on this page, just email Kim Figueroa to explore adding them. To set up a coaching appointment, click the red “Meet Kim” link in the Career Coach box on the bottom right side of this page.

AI in Finance & Banking: 11 Ways It’s Changing the Industry

In 1950, when Alan Turing questioned whether machines could think, no one knew how much capability artificial intelligence would have more than 70 years later. This question alone gave rise to complex concepts like machine learning (ML), robotics, deep learning, expert …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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How Should Hedge Funds Evolve and Adapt to Revive Their Magic?

With a slew of features like a discount for early investors or for those who lock up their capital, a minimum return level, or the 1-or-30 model, investors look for more defensive strategies with predictable return profiles. IBCA discusses the …

By Kim Figueroa
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How to Start Your Career as an Investment Banker

Investment banking is a division of financial institutions and banks that serves the banks, government sectors, and institutions for stocks, transactions, and mutual funds. In brief, it acts as a financial advisory to investors while investing in various entities.

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By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Career Coach
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9 Tips for Your Resume Email Subject Line (So Someone Actually Reads the Thing)

You’ve poured some sweat into that resume (hopefully no tears). It’s tailored top to bottom, chock full of action verbs, and bursting with powerful bullet points, and you finally feel like it’s polished and ready to go. Now you just …
By Stav Ziv - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Ensuring Best Results Using Filters In UMass Handshake

UMass Handshake is a fairly intuitive tool that uses AI that fills your feed with postings similar to your searches. You can include a number of filters including location, job type, part time/full time, paid, work study, industry, employer names, …

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Career Coach
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Skill-Building with LinkedIn Learning

See below for skill-building courses – visit LinkedIn Learning for more.

Algorithmic Trading and Stocks Essential Training

Michael McDonald
Many stock market trades are now conducted with algorithms: computer programs that buy or sell stocks according to mathematical formulas.…

Blockchain: Beyond the Basics (2017)

Jonathan Reichental
View Jonathan’s LinkedIn Newsletter Blockchain is an exciting new technology that is redefining how we store, update, and move data.…

Cryptocurrency Foundations

Jonathan Reichental
View Jonathan’s LinkedIn Newsletter The digital revolution has impacted almost every aspect of our lives, including the way money is…

Excel Modeling Tips and Tricks

Michael McDonald
Excel is the most widely used data analysis software on the market, but many people in business are not using…

Financial Modeling Foundations

Michael McDonald
By distilling key information regarding cash flow levels and risks, financial modeling helps decision-makers make informed choices based on data…

Data Analytics for Business Professionals

John Johnson
What can data analytics do for your business? Take a lesson from companies like Xerox and UPS. Data analytics can…

Financial Modeling and Forecasting Financial Statements

Kay Stice
Financial reports are not just summaries of the past—they also include predictions for the future. In fact, most financial institutions…

Working with Recruiters to Get a Job

Jenny Foss
While most job seekers know that recruiters—or headhunters—exist, many don’t understand what recruiters do or how they can help make…

Creating and Giving Business Presentations

Tatiana Kolovou
What makes a compelling presentation? A presentation that is built on strong research, tailored to your audience’s interests, and designed…

Developing Cross-Cultural Intelligence

Tatiana Kolovou
Being able to work across cultures is an increasingly necessary skill for all employees. Communications expert Tatiana Kolovou helps you…

PowerPoint: Designing Better Slides

Heather Ackmann
Designed for non-designers, this course introduces average business professionals to key design components and requirements for purposeful PowerPoint slide design.…

Inclusive Leadership

Dr. Shirley Davis
Join global workforce management expert Dr. Shirley Davis as she shares how to create and lead an organization that leverages…

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