Did you know that March is Women’s History Month? That’s right! Here are 6 senior women on Wall Street sharing their best career advice. Whether you’re a man or a woman, young or old, if you want to succeed in the corporate world, these tips are for you:
Building a successful career on Wall Street is never an easy task.
It can be even more challenging if you’re a woman in the male-dominated industry.
“The DNA of the business world is set up for men. Full stop. We need to change the DNA,” said Cara Fleisher, a managing director on RBC Capital Markets’ loan portfolio-management team and cochair of RWomen USA, an employee-resource group at the firm.
Business Insider spoke to Fleisher and five other senior women across businesses at RBC Capital Markets for advice on finding mentors and sponsors, building a personal brand, and getting ahead on the Street.
One common theme that came up was the importance of finding advocates, and many of the women had male role models and mentors.
Another was the importance of networking and building strong connections in addition to putting in the hard work on paper.
Here’s what the Wall Street women had to say:
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