October 18, 2018

For CFA Fintech Career Switchers, the Hardest Skills to Master May Be the Soft Ones

Published: Sep 26, 2018 By Cynthia Harrington, CFA

Key Points

  • Fintech has a different work culture and rewards different kinds of personal traits compared with traditional finance.

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