"With charitable giving," Eric Friedman, CFA, tells Will Ortel, "if you’re not focused on the evidence behind your approach and the potential outcomes, then you’re flying blind with respect to impact."
Advisers who “go social” have an edge in business. A wealth management veteran shares the story of his social media conversion and offers tips on how advisers can build their own personal brand online.
The main strategy for successful interviews — and this is no surprise really — is to spend adequate time preparing. If you know that you are likely to be invited to tell interviewers about yourself and asked to discuss your weaknesses, there is no reason to walk into an interview without having crafted and practiced respectable responses.
After the online breach of JPMorgan Chase, cybersecurity awareness is growing in the financial world. But what exactly is cybersecurity (and cybervulnerability)? What can or cannot be done to make sensitive information more secure?
Japan's privacy commission is drafting instructions to provide higher data protection for EU citizens transferred to jobs in Japan than is provided by domestic law. The Personal Information Protection Commission is preparing guidelines as part of an agreement with the European Commission. MLex (subscription required) (15 Feb.)
France has reported an 8.9% unemployment rate for the fourth quarter, the lowest figure in nearly nine years, but Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire wants to ensure the drop in joblessness is the beginning of a long-term trend. Changes in apprenticeship and training being negotiated by the government should further improve employment in coming months, he says. Bloomberg (free registration) (15 Feb.)
A Trump administration budget plan to partly fund the Commodity Futures Trading Commission through fees on the futures industry that would likely be passed on to end users is not sitting well with Senate Republicans. CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo, who has sought additional funding, stayed neutral on the proposal when asked at a recent hearing. The Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model) (15 Feb.)
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