Careers in Finance / Edition 3

Careers in Finance / Edition 3

by Trudy Ring
     
 

Ideal for college-bound students or anyone thinking about making a career change, this series offers information needed to explore and choose a profession and then narrow it down to a job that suits them. Each book details the responsibilities, education and training required, and employment outlooks for dozens of satisfying careers in the field.

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Ideal for college-bound students or anyone thinking about making a career change, this series offers information needed to explore and choose a profession and then narrow it down to a job that suits them. Each book details the responsibilities, education and training required, and employment outlooks for dozens of satisfying careers in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071437363
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/14/2004
Series:
Careers in... Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
182
Sales rank:
832,656
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.48(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsv
Forewordvii
Chapter 1Financial Services: An Introduction1
Career Options
The Job Market
Profile of a Valuable Job Applicant
The MBA
Coping with a Diverse Workforce
Entrepreneurship
Chapter 2Corporate and Public Finance Departments15
The Corporate World
The Public Sector
Chapter 3Portfolio Management29
Career Options
The Global Perspective
Investment Consulting
Financial Planning
Chapter 4Investment Banking39
Underwriting
Mergers and Acquisitions
Job Outlook
Chapter 5Trading43
The Brokerage Firm
Securities Exchanges-On the Floor and Upstairs
Securities Sales Worker (Stockbroker)
Entrepreneur on the Exchange-The Individual Trader
Job Outlook
Chapter 6Banks, Savings and Loans, and Credit Unions57
The Community Bank and Beyond
A Cooperative Effort: Credit Unions
Chapter 7Other Careers in Finance65
Actuary
Underwriter
Insurance Agent and Broker
Claims Representative
Bank Officer
Bank Worker
City Manager
Computer Programmer
Investment Manager
Market Analyst
Chapter 8Designing a Winning Resume95
Job Search Strategies
Designing an Effective Resume
Chapter 9Composing an Effective Cover Letter111
Producing the Cover Letter
Obtaining an Interview
Adjusting to the New Job
Appendix ASelected Professional Associations123
Appendix BFurther Reading in Career Planning129
Appendix CSelected Universities and Colleges131
Glossary179

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