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Re: Feeling trapped in a dead-end finance job

There is no doubt plenty there that you are drastically undervaluing that is going on around you. Just learn as much as possible and always be open to opportunity, and when I say that I mean opportunity to add value in some form. What is your corporate ladder like? Figure this one out and you will ...
by trapped959
Sat Jul 13, 2013 12:27 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Feeling trapped in a dead-end finance job
Replies: 28
Views: 3560

Re: Feeling trapped in a dead-end finance job

You're not too clear on exactly what function you fill at your employer? Are you truly working in corporate finance evaluating capital projects and/or acquisitions? or is your function more of a reporting type role? It sounds like the latter, only because your salary is quite low, but that may also...
by trapped959
Fri Jul 12, 2013 2:44 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Feeling trapped in a dead-end finance job
Replies: 28
Views: 3560

Re: Feeling trapped in a dead-end finance job

Sounds like you need to figure out what you want to do. CFA/CPA are completely different things. Applying for jobs is one thing, working contacts will get you much farther. I'm just trying to hit the reset button on a terrible undergrad experience. If I can do that by gaining new job experience the...
by trapped959
Fri Jul 12, 2013 1:35 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Feeling trapped in a dead-end finance job
Replies: 28
Views: 3560

Feeling trapped in a dead-end finance job

I work as a senior analyst in corporate finance and am starting to feel trapped in my current career path. I don't really find the work interesting or challenging anymore, but I'm having trouble transitioning to something else. I was a math major at an Ivy with poor grades and a 3.1 overall GPA. I d...
by trapped959
Fri Jul 12, 2013 12:16 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Feeling trapped in a dead-end finance job
Replies: 28
Views: 3560

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