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July 30, 2020 15 min
How To Leverage Your LinkedIn Network And Become More Resourceful

Welcome to the episode that is everything related to personal branding, building a community and how to narrow down your job search. Episode 8 of “WE WERE ON A BREAK” - Ross Voice. The series where the host, Stephen Brent Sargeant (Compliance Consultant to Bitfinex) talks to industry professionals during the CoronaVirus (COVID-19) quarantine and gains industry insights and expertise. In this episode, we sit down with Debkishore (Deb) Chatterjee, who was facing obstacles on how to turn his 8 years of banking experience in India into a meaningful Compliance career in Canada. We explore several ways to reaching out to your network on LinkedIn and discovering what certificates and credentials would boost his career. I gave Deb some tough love and explained much of the work in finding a Compliance role is showing that you are resourceful, able to conduct research and the ability to explain findings in a concise way.

If you are looking to get into AML or financial crime compliance, this is the podcast to listen to spark some creative ideas for networking and connecting. Enjoy and don’t forget to provide feedback, share with a friend and rate / leave a review.

**This interview was recorded on April 6, 2020

The views and opinions expressed in this episode (and all episodes) are those of the host and the guests. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of their employers, contractors or any organization they may be affiliated with now or in the future.

Time Stamps (Return back to your favorite point of the episode):
• (1:21) – Intro To Deb: From A Banker In India To Finding A Compliance Niche In Canada
• (2:35) – Discovering What Is Deb’s Ideal Role (Regulatory Compliance And Risk Analysis)
• (4:08) – Trying To Provide Clarity In Your Job Search
• (4:45) – Stop Looking For Entry Level Jobs
• (5:45) – Finding Risk Management Courses And Certificates
• (6:55) – How To Connect With Your Network And Find Out What Qualifications They Used
• (9:23) – What You Should Be Learning When Transitioning Into The Canadian Compliance Landscape
• (11:25) – Why Job Candidates Need To Be More Resourceful
• (12:38) – How To Narrow Down Your Job Search By Putting In The Hours

Stephen Brent Sargeant (Host)
• LinkedIn (Best way to reach me) -
• Instagram (Everyday type stuff)
• Twitter (I communicate in GIFs) -
• Business Related Matters (Let’s Collab):

Debkishore Chatterjee (Guest)
• LinkedIn:
• Email:

Resources (Stephen)
• Stand Out Of The Crowd To Elevate Your Career (Webinar):
• 5 Ways To Get Started In AML (Guide):
• Dream Job Checklist (Post):
• Ten Reasons You Aren't Being Considered For The Job:
• The More You Connect, The More Opportunities You Get:

Background Music
• Goose Goddi (Music Producer) -
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