Morgan Stanley: Not only expertise, but self-confidence is needed to return

Morgan Stanley will also help you rebuild this and learn new skills Return to Work! program. The Budapest headquarters of the Global Investment Bank is looking for employees who, for some reason – raising children or even self-development, career change – have suspended their professional careers for several years, but want to return to the world of work.

Morgan Stanley launched in New York nine years ago Return to Work! program to help professionals who have missed at least two years return to the labor market. The company has expanded the program to several offices worldwide, and this is the sixth time this year that applications can be applied for in Budapest. Interest in the program has been high since its launch in Hungary in 2016, and the number of start-up groups has almost tripled since then.

Focus on career change and lifelong learning

There may be many reasons for a career break, but nowadays, “redesign” is becoming more common, meaning that you are training and trying yourself in a new field, building a career in a new industry. Originally operating in the financial field, Bence Borsós, for example, switched to IT, and after a master’s degree abroad and a year of full-stack programming training, Return to Work! program gave him the opportunity to become a software developer. Participants have the opportunity to join the Morgan Stanley team in a full-time position after a 4-month “return” program. Bence Borsós also managed to get a job at the Budapest headquarters, where he is currently working on the development of securities trading IT systems.

In addition to professional knowledge, the program also placed great emphasis on developing skills such as communication or personal branding. As self-improvement is an important area of ​​my life, it came as a pleasant surprise when I learned about the trainings. Said Bence Borsós. – It was a difficulty to start telecommuting, so I had to get to know my co-workers in a completely new way. Fortunately, there were a number of online opportunities where I could talk to others, and if I had any questions or concerns, I could always count on my teammates. ”

There is still a return to the labor market after 7 years

Tímea Török returned to work after seven years of raising children and is currently working in the risk management department.

I heard about the program from an acquaintance of mine who works in the Budapest office. The application was also supported by the positive opinions I read about the company in the press and the possibility of part-time work. ”

Timea said. He added that Return to Work is also an excellent opportunity to regain the professional confidence that has been worn out during his years at home.

“The program helped me regain my confidence in my professional life – formulated. “I also appreciate the flexible work opportunities the company offers, which help to create a healthy work-life balance.”

Shake back to work in 16 weeks, greeting in Time Square

During the 16-week program, which runs from March to June 2022, participants will receive training in refreshing and improving their professional and English skills, as well as many other trainings, such as work-life balance, time management, or developing communication and presentation skills. take part. They receive ongoing mentoring throughout the program and networking opportunities are also available.

New elements have been added to the training package this year to keep up with new needs from employees, such as working online or lifelong learning. To address the challenges posed by the epidemic, a new technology team has been set up to make the first few weeks run smoothly for online connectors as well – all supported by courses such as personal brand building training. Applicants will also be greeted at projectors in Times Square, Morgan Stanley, New York.

“The program is an excellent opportunity for participants to restart or reorient their careers after a long break – said Balázs Fremda, HR Director of Morgan Stanley in Hungary. – The over the past year and a half, in addition to the challenges, it has brought with it many valuable experiences, for example in the field of teleworking or digital devices, which we have also incorporated into the program. It is a positive feedback to us that many of the professionals who have participated in the program have been working with us ever since, strengthening Morgan Stanley’s ever-expanding, diverse team in Budapest. ”

Who can apply for the program?

Morgan Stanley is looking for English-speaking professionals who have interrupted their careers for at least two years and now want to return to the world of work, which they also have the opportunity to work part-time 30 hours a week. The investment bank’s headquarters in Budapest are mainly looking for employees in the fields of IT, mathematical modeling, risk analysis and finance, so IT, mathematical or economic experience is useful, but the company is also looking for colleagues from other fields. The application deadline is October 30, 2021.

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