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can you get a job in banks or finance without a degree watch

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    I don't have A levels maths as well
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    anyone?
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    Yes you can as long as you have other qualifications like GCSE maths etc

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    (Original post by samzy21)
    Yes you can as long as you have other qualifications like GCSE maths etc

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    I have GCSEs (including english and maths) and also A levels. So would I be able to work in a bank or finance?
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    (Original post by tammie123)
    I have GCSEs (including english and maths) and also A levels. So would I be able to work in a bank or finance?
    Yes start applying now for jobs but obviously look at the requirements. Some will want a degree, just skip those and stick to the ones you are qualified for

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    Investment Banking - never

    Small accountancy firm - probably
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    If you are good at selling, the financial world will be running circles around each other trying to hire you, except there's no way of knowing if you are good at selling until you actually have a starting job, which can require networking, and even longer until you have enough experience such that other firms will believe you.
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    What sort of job do you have in mind? There are some reputable apprenticeships which would have a very desirable career trajectory certainly, but I would imagine they're competitive.
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    (Original post by 16characterlimit)
    If you are good at selling, the financial world will be running circles around each other trying to hire you, except there's no way of knowing if you are good at selling until you actually have a starting job, which can require networking, and even longer until you have enough experience such that other firms will believe you.
    This is wrong. Broking is dead and is on decline. Everything is done electronically these days. Although there are firms like ICAP, they still require a degree, preferably in finance,business,economics, albeit it not being intellectually stimulating - building client relationships
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    (Original post by glebp)
    This is wrong. Broking is dead and is on decline. Everything is done electronically these days. Although there are firms like ICAP, they still require a degree, preferably in finance,business,economics, albeit it not being intellectually stimulating - building client relationships
    OP said finance not just banks.

    Selling is very much important now. I hope you didn't interpret my post as literally selling goods they you have made, because that's obviously ridiculous but an employee who can convince important clients such as banks and companies to buy their service e.g insurance/risk protection/data over that of a competitor is a valuable one indeed.
 
 
 
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