“It shocks me everyday at five o’clock when I see the race to the elevator, as if only the first few will make it out of the building. Just because you have to work till five at the beginning of your career, doesn’t mean you can only work till five.”
In this video from MarketsWiki Education’s World of Opportunity event in Chicago, Joe Guinan, CEO of Advantage Futures, spoke about navigating the ups and downs in the financial industry. Every year, millions join the ranks of those with investable assets and for that reason, Guinan is bullish on starting a career in finance because all of that money needs to be managed. Entering the workforce as a young professional can be tough and Guinan stresses the importance of relentlessly striving to prove yourself over and over. Some people look at graduating from college as the finish line. Guinan says the race just started.