You Set The Standard For Excellence
Career success advice from Raymond McGuire, head of Global Banking at Citi
Raymond McGuire, head of Global Banking at Citi, focused his presentation to a diverse audience of prospective students on “the world as it is today,” exhorting them to keep that reality in mind as they think about their careers. McGuire was a keynote speaker at Johnson’s annual diverse student hosting weekend, Johnson Means Business, on Oct. 28.
“The rules are not the same for you as for others,” he said. “Don’t let acquiring your degree be the peak of your career. You walk into a room, and automatically, you are diverse. You must invest in technical skills – they must be unassailable. If you don’t, and you get assignments wrong early in your career, you’ll pay a great penalty. In fact, you may never get out of the penalty box.”
McGuire offered prospective students several tips for success, including the following: