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Investment Executive | Don’t be shy about your designations


Tell your clients the lengths you have gone to in gaining these qualifications.

Strategically displaying your professional designations can help you build your business, says Alan Middleton, executive director with the Schulich Executive Education Centre at York University in Toronto.

“We live in a credentials-first world now,” Middleton says. “If you have any of the well-recognized ones, you’d be silly if you didn’t draw people’s attention to it — but in a way that they will understand what skills you have that others might not.”

Showing designations and explaining the well, Middleton says, can help you position yourself as an “expert” in your field and stay ahead of your competition.

The following are tips on how you can get the most from your designations:


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