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The Beqaj Interview

By - Last updated: Wednesday, April 20, 2011

This is the last in a series of posts I will publish based on an interview I did with Jim Beqaj to gain his perspective on the progress of women in the financial services industry. Jim is a respected veteran of the financial services industry and author of the recently published "How To Hire The Perfect Employer" which I reviewed in a previous post. (Check out my review; I loved his book!!)   I asked Jim what advice he would have for a person going through a management change or major restructuring in order for them to survive and prosper. He said:   "Well, I would say the exact same thing to a man or woman and it is that when your new boss ...

The Beqaj Interview

By - Last updated: Friday, April 15, 2011

This is the sixth in a series of posts I will publish based on an interview I did with Jim Beqaj to gain his perspective on the progress of women in the financial services industry. Jim is a respected veteran of the financial services industry and author of the recently published "How To Hire The Perfect Employer" which I reviewed in a previous post. (Check out my review; I loved his book!!)   I asked Jim if he thought it was a good idea for women to have alliances with other women either informally or formally, in the latter case, like Women in Capital Markets or the Women's Network or other similar associations, whether he thinks that helps them or hurts them. ...

The Beqaj Interview

By - Last updated: Friday, April 8, 2011

This is the fourth in a series of posts I will publish based on an interview I did with Jim Beqaj to gain his perspective on the progress of women in the financial services industry. Jim is a respected veteran of the financial services industry and author of the recently published "How To Hire The Perfect Employer" which I reviewed in a previous post. (Check out my review; I loved his book!!)   I asked Jim whether he saw himself as a mentor to both men and women and, if so, how his mentoring relationships developed. He said:   "I think there's no question that I see myself as a mentor as there are tons of people all over the street that have worked ...

The Beqaj Interview

By - Last updated: Wednesday, April 6, 2011

This is the third in a series of posts I will publish based on an interview I did with Jim Beqaj to gain his perspective on the progress of women in the financial services industry. Jim is a respected veteran of the financial services industry and author of the recently published "How To Hire The Perfect Employer" which I reviewed in a previous post. (Check out my review; I loved his book!!)   I asked Jim what he thinks accounts for the documented lack of progress of women in both the securities industry and in the corporate and professional worlds in general. In essence, it is the same problem across the board and has been documented by everybody. He responded   "Well, you know, ...