BBS Episode 6: Poker & Trading

BBS Episode 6: Poker & Trading

On this week’s episode, I talk to TP who works as an equity trader at one of Canada’s largest banks. TP talks to us about how he found his way to trading after initially thinking he was going to be a professional poker player. He gives an amazing analogy about how the skills that make you successful as a poker player are similar to the skills you need to be successful in trading.

In This Episode You Will Learn

  • What you need to do to make yourself standout in the recruitment process
  • The skills that are needed by a junior employee on a sales & trading desk
  • How you can build upon your skills while helping others out
  • That beyond grades in school, you need to know how to use your spare time effectively to get ahead in the career you are interested in