TIME TO MAKE A CAREER SWITCH TO FINANCE - SAID BAKIEV CAN GUIDE YOU
As difficult as a career switch to finance appears to be, your own mentor can provide the insight and guidance needed to take the right steps to reach your goal. Making the effort to learn more about the elements and aspects of a career in finance, banking, derivatives, accounting, or investments is essential. Your mentor is the answer.
He can address you questions and concerns whether you have been in the workforce for a while and desire a change or you are a student / recent graduate. He can help provide advice and direction to achieve success.
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Said Bakiev is a mathematical specialist at a Big 4 Management Consultancy. He attended Bayes Business School (formerly, Cass) of London for Bachelor's Degree in Actuarial Science and Master's Degree in Actuarial Management. Before that, he studied A-Levels (the UK college level) at Portland Place School of London, being the only student of his class who received A* (A+) for Mathematics subject. (Check his alumni interview here.)
Said found his passion in mathematical finance despite his natural attribution to social sciences. As part of Master's Degree, Said produced a thesis researching weather extreme events for the Bank of England, where he presented his work to an audience.
Said takes various public speaking tasks at his current job, including R&D topics, training others on specialist tools and assisting in onboarding of new joiners. During university years, Said also worked at Marketing Department of City, University of London and served part-time as a student ambassador, assisting potential students in Open Days. Following that, he interned at a London financial recruitment consultancy, where he learned about how finance recruiters and employers operate from inside.
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YOUR CAREER SWITCH TO FINANCE STARTS HERE WITH ME
Hi - Said here!
You may be interested in becoming a financial analyst, accountant, banking analyst, derivatives valuations analyst, investment analyst, or any position within the financial industry. Great! Let’s go through these questions together.
Are you seeking job opportunities in the Finance, Banking & Accounting Industry, but not sure why is the recruitment process such a hard barrier?
Are you a recent graduate or student who wants so find their place under the sun, but clueless as to the ways to achieve it?
Do you wonder how students just as same as you ace job applications and interviews, securing Big 4, Banking and Consulting jobs?
Are you an immigrant of the United Kingdom and require a Visa Tier 2 sponsorship from employer?
Are you tired of your current career path and want to explore other opportunities?
Are you already in the financial world, but want to advance and expand your career?
Is it time for a career switch to finance?
I am here to help you on your journey to a stable, prestigious and high-paying job within Finance industry!
NEXT PHASE OF A CAREER SWITCH TO FINANCE
I have applied over 3,000 times in order to secure a job at a Big 4 company on an immigrant visa. My journey started in the 3rd year of Bachelor’s degree and spanned all over through Master's degree. I have been rejected countless times, failed recruitment tests, had awkward interviews and even got scammed over the process. Nevertheless, the desire to secure a work visa, a great job and pursue my career passions overcame the challenges.
It goes without saying that over those two years, I became a veteran in the recruitment process. I have learned and understood all the small details of career filtering that companies apply onto the candidate CVs, cover letters, test performance, interview behaviour and backgrounds. Having improved on each single area that is important for getting a job, my results knocked at my door with a Big 4 offer as a financial specialist with focus on the areas I have been passionate about in university years and wanted to devote my career life to.
I have been involved in various volunteering activities, including organisation of ethnic events relating to my Central Asian origin. I enjoy helping people around me to secure jobs and make the career switch to finance. I desire to share the baggage of understanding I gained across the mentioned road. My most recent experience involves working as a Scope volunteer mentor to help a young man with physical disability to find a job in a cybersecurity space. You can check our common interview here.
HOW EXACTLY I WILL BE HELPING YOU IN YOUR CAREER SWITCH TO FINANCE
We will develop a fully customised approach to your characteristics and accompany you on your quest for the desired position. The skills that I can transfer to you span over recruitment applications, effective presentation, psychometric tests and assessments, correct wordings and format of CV, body language and charisma on the interview.
In addition, I will analyse any feedback you get from your job applications and together we will adjust your strategy correspondingly to the feedback. Additionally, the whole arsenal of tools that I built up over the 3,000 applications will be shared with you, including: a variety of psychometric tests, useful web-sites that helped me, advice over personal branding and presentation.
I am eager to share my knowledge of the nuances of entering the Finance and Consulting industries. I aim to coach you in a versatile way, tackling both technical knowledge and inter-personal skills. I am happy to equip you with the arsenal of knowledge that will become a key in reaching your desired career goals in Finance.
My job here is to make the whole process of a career switch to finance playful, fun and exciting (it actually can be!) for you. When you introduce structure, inside knowledge and method into your job search, the inner confidence starts to surface and convert into your recruitment performance.
I want to unveil your career potential to both of us!
FINAL PHASE OF YOUR CAREER SWITCH TO FINANCE
So, if you have an interest in learning more about finance, banking, derivatives, accounting, investing, or any other financial topic, be sure to click on the button below to go to the Mentor Reservation Form. Request a session with me and we can begin.
I am looking forward to working with you.
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