TITLE

Demanding Jobs

AUTHOR(S)
Powell, Robert J.
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;May2006, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the popularity of employer requirement of CFP certification for financial professionals. While employers post almost 40,000 CFP-certificant-related jobs each year to job web sites, only slightly more than 4,000 people passed the CFP certification exam in 2005. The data suggests there is a job for every CFP, but closer analysis reveals that many of the job listings also requires levels of experience that recent CFP graduates have no hope of having so short into their career.
ACCESSION #
20803149

 

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