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Transitioning Veterans: Could a Military Background Jumpstart a Career in Risk Management?

When a military member approaches the transition to civilian life, he or she isn’t your average career-changer. Whether it’s a resume full of job functions and titles with no civilian equivalents or...

November 11, 2022 | By Tod Ginnis


What is a Risk Manager?

  FRM® Quick Takes brings you insights and analysis from seasoned risk professionals to help you enhance your skillset and achieve your risk career goals. In this second episode, we investigate the...

October 18, 2022 | By GARP


How to Land Your First Job in Risk Management

  Pandemic. Inflation. Disrupted supply chains. As one crisis recedes, another becomes more prominent. It’s an exciting time to be a risk manager! But how can you launch and navigate a financial risk...

June 8, 2022 | By GARP


Comparing the Benefits of Risk Management Courses With Professional Certifications

Could risk management courses or certifications help you land your dream job? If you're looking to enter or advance in the field of risk management, there are a variety of useful educational...

May 30, 2022 | By Liz Alton


5 Networking Tips for Risk Professionals

Networking can help any professionals — including risk managers — drive career advancement. While having a robust network is often critical to finding new opportunities, the Harvard Business Review...

May 4, 2022 | By Liz Alton


The Cyber Hiring Gap: What Does It Mean for Financial Risk Managers?

Financial institutions have steadily increased their reliance on technology in recent years, a trend accelerated by the pandemic and the spike in remote work. As this digital dependence increases,...

April 1, 2022 | By Tod Ginnis


5 Digital Risk Management Tools Every FRM Should Know About

Rapid advances in technology continue to change how financial risk professionals carry out their work. Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and natural language processing are three leading...

March 24, 2022 | By Timothy J. Woods


Common Risk Management Interview Questions and Tips for Success

Anticipating risk management interview questions and knowing what hiring managers are looking for in candidates are key aspects of the job search, whether you're going after a promotion or trying to...

March 10, 2022 | By Liz Alton


One Diverse CRO's Blueprint for Success: A Q&A with Philip Melville

There’s more than one avenue to success as a financial risk manager. Some take an entry level risk job and work their way up through the ranks. Others begin in a different field and transition into...

February 25, 2022 | By Tod Ginnis


The Impact of Technological Advancements on Risk Managers

Today, financial institutions are using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) for everything from credit underwriting to fraud detection and anti-money laundering. It seems...

February 18, 2022 | By Tod Ginnis


What Does a Risk Manager Do?

A risk manager's overarching role is to help their organization prepare for uncertainties, minimize threats to its interests, and mitigate losses. But what do risk managers do in their day-to-day...

February 18, 2022 | By Timothy J. Woods


4 Ways to Build Communication and Leadership Skills

Career development is an ongoing consideration for risk managers, who must cultivate the skills to succeed in their current roles and think ahead to future promotions. In the 2021 GARP Risk Careers...

February 3, 2022 | By Liz Alton


Financial Risk Management Hiring Trends for 2022

Whether you’re early in your career or still considering if risk management is the right field for you, it’s important to monitor industry trends to make sure your skills and experience line up with...

January 25, 2022 | By Tod Ginnis


What Do Risk Managers Think of Their Profession?

Quantitative skills and abilities are important building blocks for a career in financial risk management. But practitioners need more than knowledge of models and methods to succeed in the evolving...

January 10, 2022 | By Tod Ginnis


5 Trending Risk Management Jobs that Are Hiring Now

Risk management jobs are in high demand, reports Bloomberg, but for risk professionals contemplating their next move, it's important to identify areas of the industry with the greatest opportunity....

December 7, 2021 | By Liz Alton


Top Risk Management Career Opportunities to Break Into the Industry

Risk is everywhere in business. The abundance of risk management career opportunities reflects the ongoing need for qualified professionals who can help companies navigate and prosper despite...

October 28, 2021 | By Tasha Williams


What is Risk Management?

What is risk management, and how can recent graduates and career changers pursue a career in the field? As Bloomberg recently reported, young professionals didn't traditionally aspire to a career in...

October 15, 2021 | By Liz Alton


Preparing for a Career in Fintech: A Q&A with Professor Michael Imerman

If you’re interested in financial risk management, you’re aware that the financial services landscape has been significantly altered by the emergence of fintech companies. But will their growth...

July 14, 2021 | By Tod Ginnis



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