30 Jun '14, 6am

Hi Daniel, You need to wake up from dreamland and understand the job market in the banking industry. Every...

Hi Daniel, You need to wake up from dreamland and understand the job market in the banking industry. Every...

You need to wake up from dreamland and understand the job market in the banking industry. Every year, there are thousands of young graduates from NUS/NTU/SMU/Overseas Ivies in their 20s eagerly applying for these banking mid-office analyst type jobs you want. Less than 10% of them get it in the end. You already 42 years old with a private degree bought off the shelf and actually think you have a chance of getting in? Not going to happen. Why would a bank give up finance Masters/Honors SMU young grad to hire a middle age man with a private commerce degree and clerical experience? Not being elitist, but that’s the reality. The more important thing is to ask yourself why must get so hung up in joining a bank? Other than you used to work as a bank clerk / teleoperator, I don’t see any strong reason not to consider other places. Banking is the 2nd most highly paid and competiti...

Full article: http://www.transitioning.org/2014/06/30/advice-for-42-yea...

Tweets

Hi Gilbert, Good day to you. I just want to dro...

transitioning.org 01 Jul '14, 5am

I just want to drop you an email to express my thanks and appreciation for all you have done for me and all Singaporeans. ...

MCPON wants every sailor to have a tablet: It may be 2014, but fleet sailors know it takes way too long ... #navy

MCPON wants every sailor to have a tablet: It m...

navytimes.com 30 Jun '14, 12pm

It may be 2014, but fleet sailors know it takes way too long to get onto a shipboard computer. Waits are often like the do...

Will European Fuel-Efficiency Tests Get More Re...

greencarreports.com 01 Jul '14, 11am

By Antony Ingram Jul 1, 2014 Follow Antony Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 2013 Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion...

6 trailblazers banking on clean energy finance

6 trailblazers banking on clean energy finance

greenbiz.com 30 Jun '14, 2pm

Clean energy innovation typically takes the shape of technological breakthroughs, such as high-efficiency solar photovolta...

World Bank: tackle global warming and add $2 trillion to global economy, save a million lives

World Bank: tackle global warming and add $2 tr...

theecologist.org 30 Jun '14, 10am

The right policy choices can deliver significant benefits to lives, jobs, crops, energy, and GDP - as well as emissions re...