Careers in the Financial Sector
If you're in a part-time job and want a solid career, or deciding what to study, or even considering a change in career, read on! Professions in financial industries are booming, so if you have the training and aptitude for one of these positions, you can expect good money, a relative amount of job security and the knowledge that companies are vying to hire you. And remember, the average worker, in his or her lifetime, changes careers - not jobs - three to seven times. So don't be afraid to take the plunge into something new.
Demand for money managers is increasing as the private and government sectors are looking for whizzes who know the complexities of financial management.
What to expect: An unemployment rate half of the Canadian average.
Tip: If you have knowledge of foreign finance or are fluent in a foreign language, consider yourself doubly attractive -- and pack your bags for a potentially international career.
- Visit the International Financial Management Association's website at www.fma.org.
- Some books: