4 financial sectors set to boom in 2017

We take a closer look at four of the financial sectors trending up this year.

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A Day in the Life at a Foreign Exchange Business

Grace Taylor, Senior Marketing Executive at Global Reach PartnersGrace Taylor, Senior Marketing Executive at Global Reach Partners writes about her role in a thriving London-based Foreign Exchange business.

I applied for a Marketing Assistant position at Global Reach Partners (GRP) in 2013 while I was completing a four year sandwich marketing degree at Bournemouth University. My studies had covered various modules such as consumer psychology, international marketing, social communications and marketing management. As part of my uni course I’d also had some very valuable work experience in a couple of marketing departments and was keen to work in an in-house rather than agency role.

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How to break into private equity

So you want to work in private equity (PE)? And why wouldn’t you? You’ll be working with some of the brightest minds in finance, help troubled businesses become more profitable, and earn a pretty penny for your efforts!

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How to get into investment banking

Breaking into the world of investment banking is tough, but not impossible! Hard work, determination and a genuine passion for banking will get you far. Great, but what else do you need? We spoke to Jane Clark, Group Head of Graduate Resourcing and Development at Barclays for her personal experiences of getting in to the sector.

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How to get into a hedge fund

Hedge fund: two short words loaded with intrigue and glamour. Of all the City sectors, working for a hedge fund is one of the most sought after – few industries have such powerful connotations of wealth and prestige. That must make it an incredibly tough one to break into, right?

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