Work Experience : A priority to evolve in a competitive environment ?
First of all, i would like to be grateful to all of you for your time and your answers in this forum. A question posed by one of my clients led me to meditate about the role of this CFA diploma which is considered by many of my clients based in Asia as a prestigious title to evolve in the investment area. For 5 years , i was working as a consultant for infrastructure projects and i cannot believe that a CFA title could help me fulfill projects for my clients or accomplish tasks for them. Work experience is a priority for me and i would like to obtain some opinion about this subject , i didn’t pass CFA not even level 1 but i studied hard by myself to obtain recommendations. Obtaining a diploma ( Chartered accountant in France for me) is not enough, i think that you need to be passionate about finance to be successful. Do you think that obtaining a CFA will permit me to evolve ? In a competitive environment like finance , don’t you think that work experience is a better asset for a consultant ?
I also wrote a lot of publication to understand and establish research about various subjects , do you think that this type of exercise is recognized in the working experience process ?