Personal branding and social media

Hello! Currently taking a bachelor's in finance. My dream job is investment banking, but lately, I've been thinking about private banking. My situation today is that I want to start posting videos and such about personal finances, investment strategies, talk about different companies, stock prices, etc... 

If I were to go after a job in Private banking I think this could be positive. 

I think having a public online appearance on social media would be a huge downside for investment banking recruiters, and my gut feeling says that doing this would probably mean no job in investment banking. 

I have strong grades and try to network as much as possible. I would love feedback from people already in investment banking. 

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Comments (3)

May 2, 2021 - 8:39am

I would think anything you do to help others is a good thing to do and makes you a better employee and someone others may want to work with more. I think we all appreciate and want to work with nice, helpful, friendly people

  • Prospect in IB - Gen
May 2, 2021 - 9:05am

The whole thing about private banking is that it is, well, very private. If you want to become a financial advisor, an online presence is a great way of showcasing your knowledge and skills and getting clients. But for private banking, it's a lot to do with being professional and discreet.

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