Careers on Wall Street

Wall Street

Many of you are thinking about conducting a job search on Wall Street for the wrong reasons. After all, some of your friends are making big bucks in their careers on Wall Street. But that’s not a good reason for you to follow.

Before looking for careers in the sales or marketing end of finance you need to become a student of history. You’ll learn there are two poles on Wall Street: euphoria and depression. As you know, the doldrums have always followed the good times. So if you come to Wall Street at its peak, expect to lose. You don’t have the experience to survive the downside. And you’ll be among the first to be shown the exit.

So you need to define the period of time you enter a financial job in analysis, sales, or marketing. That’s because your goal is to do well over the long term. To achieve this objective you need experience gained during the good times. It’s the seasoned employees who know how to get through the tough times who survive and make big bucks on Wall Street.

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Copyright ©2016 by Ransom (Randy) Place

About the Author

RANDY PLACE IS A JOB-FINDING and executive coach, writer on career topics, broadcaster, and host of For twenty-three years, he helped thousands of employees who had been let go from JPMorgan Chase find jobs. And he coached executives at CBS Television, Pitney Bowes, and major outplacement firms in New York on job-finding techniques, communications skills, and selling strategies. An accomplished seminar leader and speaker, Randy has designed and presented workshops on interviewing, telephoning techniques, job-search writing, and sales training nationwide. Randy's groundbreaking nationally syndicated radio series, Your Career Service, has been heard on over two hundred radio stations across the United States. And his articles on career topics have appeared in the Wall Street Journal's National Business Employment Weekly. A former broadcast journalist in New York, he has also been a commercial spokesperson for an array of national and regional advertisers. In addition, Randy was a sales executive at NBC Radio and the New York City sales manager for syndication at Wolper Productions. He holds a Bachelor's in Sociology and Broadcasting from Syracuse University, and a Master's in Journalism from New York University.