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Commercial Awareness

Commercial awareness is hugely important if you want to thrive in the finance industry. The problem is that many people don’t really know what it is, how to acquire it or how to apply it. No worries! We’ve got a commercial awareness guide right here for you!

Three steps to conquering your career doubts

By Jack J Collins, Editor,

With more students than ever reporting unease about starting a new role and what will be expected of them, it’s a good time to reflect on the best ways to allay fears about a new job. Here are three of our top tips for making the transition...

Commercial Awareness Focus: Professional Services Firms and the Economy

By Jos Weale, Editor,

Another way to approach your own development of your commercial awareness is to get a solid idea of how the financial services and professional services industry contributes to the economy. That way, what you hear and read about economic shifts...

How Much Commercial Awareness is Needed for Finance Internships?

By Jos Weale, Editor,

One of the main reasons to apply for a finance internship is obviously so that you can gain more in-depth experience of a particular area of the finance industry. Yes, you’re applying so that you can learn more, but that doesn’t mean to say you...

How Much Commercial Awareness is Necessary for a Finance Graduate Scheme?

By Jos Weale, Editor,

Yes, yes, we know that commercial awareness is good stuff when it comes to the application process for a finance graduate scheme and the many years of working professional life that lie ahead. But how should your level of commercial awareness...