Book & webinar // The burnout epidemic
Burnout is a continuing problem in the finance profession and one which many modellers experience. Transactions are demanding, and when the model is at the heart of the deal, it can be hard to avoid long hours and weekend working.
In her new book, The Burnout Epidemic, workplace expert Jennifer Moss challenges current corporate approaches to burnout. She argues that existing wellness strategies can help, but that meditation apps and fitness challenges don’t get to the root of the issue. What's more, emphasizing individual self-care unfairly blames the victim.
Skills // How to be insanely well connected
As modellers & analysts we'd often like to think that just being technically good at our jobs should be enough to get ahead. It isn't. This article presents 7 really useful techniques to build your network. Many people in senior positions will tell you that the key to their success is not technical ability - it's their relationships. Read more.
Training // FMI mock exam
If you're planning on sitting the FMI exam in the next round, check out Danielle's mock exam. You can take a live, online mock exam under simulated proctored virtual exam conditions, and you’ll receive individualised feedback on your performance. Find out more.
Reading // 4 ways to read a book
Work // 4 tips for resetting boundaries when returning to the office
The pandemic has changed the way many finance professionals work, for better and worse. As some people transition back to the office, now could be the perfect time to reset your boundaries and achieve your ideal work/life balance. Read more.
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