LIFE-CHANGING CAREER STORIES
London Stock Exchange Group
Vaibhav's strategic use of LinkedIn helped him land his dream role at the London Stock Exchange. By researching and reaching out to the decision maker in HR, he was able to showcase his qualifications and express his interest in the position. His initiative paid off, and he ultimately tripled his salary from his previous role.
St James Place Wealth Mgmt
Morgan leveraged his networking skills to attain a role in St James's Wealth Management's internal job market. He impressed senior members of staff with his potential and transferable skills, ultimately securing the position. His success story highlights the value of networking and showcasing one's qualifications in job applications.
Tadela secured a higher-paying role in CITI Group within just four weeks by gaining informational interviews outside of the traditional process. Her initiative and research allowed her to showcase her qualifications and land her dream role. Her success story highlights the power of networking and taking a proactive approach to job hunting.
Netsoras landed a role as an investment consultant with MoneyFarm, despite facing stiff competition from over 5,000 applicants. He leveraged his soft skills to stand out from the crowd and showcase his potential. His success story demonstrates the importance of highlighting unique strengths and qualities when job hunting in a competitive market.
Qiyang impressed senior decision makers at Redington by showcasing his cultural fit with the company. His ability to align his values with the company's vision ultimately landed him a role at his dream company. His success story highlights the importance of understanding and showcasing one's personal and professional values when job hunting.
Barnaby landed a role at Octopus Investments by highlighting his transferable skills in business development to the senior client-facing team. Despite having no prior experience, he was able to showcase his potential and secure a role that typically required three years of experience. His success story underscores the importance of emphasizing transferable skills and potential during the job application process.
Sian secured a role at Fortuna FX by showcasing her transferable skills and experience from her time as an air stewardess. She connected with the CEO and booked a meeting to pitch herself as a candidate. Her initiative and ability to showcase her potential landed her the job. Her success story highlights the importance of networking and the value of transferable skills in job hunting.
Weatherbys Private Bank
Guy secured a role at Weatherbys by leveraging his networking skills. He connected with senior private bankers and booked meetings to discuss potential opportunities. His ability to showcase his potential and qualifications ultimately led to him landing his dream role. His success story highlights the importance of networking and taking a proactive approach to job hunting.
Chris secured meetings with companies like Brewin Dolphin outside of the traditional job process. He communicated with HR staff and asked soft-skill and project-oriented questions to showcase his potential. His success story highlights the value of taking a proactive approach to job hunting and the importance of showcasing transferable skills.
Matthew generated six job offers within 30 days, in a field that was exceptionally competitive. Prior to coaching, he had struggled to secure a role for 12 months. His success story highlights the value of seeking guidance and the impact that proper preparation can have in landing a job in a competitive market.
Aditya secured his dream job as an Executive Search Consultant by showcasing his passion for candidate development and leveraging networking skills. His success story highlights the importance of emphasizing unique strengths and qualities in job hunting, and the power of networking to open up opportunities.
Jack secured his dream role at PitchBook Data, despite lacking the three years of experience typically required for the role. He connected with the CEO and booked a meeting to pitch himself as a candidate. His initiative and ability to showcase his potential landed him the job. His success story underscores the importance of taking a proactive approach to job hunting and leveraging networking skills to open up opportunities.
Andrea secured an analyst role at a fintech company after months of struggling to find a job. He changed his approach and secured informational interviews with hiring managers to showcase his potential. His success story highlights the importance of being proactive in job hunting and taking a strategic approach to networking.
Aashish secured a role in a completely new field by asking strategic questions during his interview and focusing on the long-term aspects of the role. His approach impressed the hiring manager, resulting in one of the best interviews of his career. His success story highlights the value of being prepared and strategic when interviewing for a new position.
Silicon Valley bank
Amir secured multiple job interviews within weeks of changing his approach to job hunting. He impressed hiring managers and received offers from several companies, ultimately accepting a role with Silicon Valley Bank. His success story highlights the importance of being proactive and strategic in job hunting to achieve career success.
James moved from Belfast to London after securing his dream position remotely. He was offered an above-average salary for an internal role. His success story showcases the power of persistence and the potential for remote work to open up new opportunities in today's job market.
Chase Buchannan Wealth
Harry secured a role within a wealth management company and negotiated for non-salary benefits. He persuaded the company to fund his further education and examination, allowing him to develop his skills and potentially advance within the company in the future. His success story underscores the importance of negotiating for additional benefits and taking a long-term approach to career development.
Aderogba secured an analyst role after creating a pitch deck presentation that generated multiple job offers. His initiative and strategic approach impressed hiring managers and demonstrated his potential. His success story highlights the value of creativity and taking a proactive approach to job hunting.
Kate generated a new role after showcasing her transferable skills and cultural fit to the hiring managers. She leveraged her long-term career aspirations to secure a higher salary and stronger career development opportunities. Her success story underscores the value of emphasizing unique strengths and qualities during the job application process to achieve long-term career goals.
Tomi secured a role at Mercer by leveraging his network connections in multiple companies. He was referred to the role through his connections, showcasing the power of networking to open up new job opportunities. His success story highlights the importance of building and maintaining professional relationships to achieve career success.
City Credit Capital
Rushil secured a role as a compliance analyst at City Credit Capital after struggling through the traditional job application process. He secured multiple meetings at similar firms of interest and leveraged those meetings into job offers, ultimately landing his dream role. His success story showcases the power of networking and the importance of persistence in job hunting.
Priscila secured a role as a data consultant with Rockborne by networking her way into second stage interviews. She booked meetings with hiring staff outside of the traditional HR process, showcasing her initiative and potential. Her success story highlights the power of networking and taking a proactive approach to job hunting.
Charles secured a role at deVere Group by highlighting his aspiration for further education and his client-facing experience from his previous role. He impressed the hiring managers and was ultimately offered the job. His success story underscores the importance of emphasizing unique strengths and qualities in job applications to achieve career goals.