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Five Career Tips For Financial Workers – Money, Life and More

In this career advice post specifically for people in finance, I talk about how your personal finances impact your professional credibility:

4. Manage Your Personal Finances

It might sound like apples and oranges, but some believe how well you manage your own personal finances is indicative of how well you will perform finance jobs for companies. “This is why many firms run credit checks, not just background checks, on candidates for finance jobs,” says Caroline Ceniza-Levine, CEO of coaching and training firm SixFigureStart. “A finance career, especially in financial advisory or investment management, is one where your personal life is a reflection of your professional credibility. If your own finances aren’t in order, it’s an indication that you might not be able to manage business finances.”

See more tips in a Money Jobs guest post for Money, Life and More: Five Career Tips For Financial Workers.