Graduates should expect to work 12-hour days and 6 days a week to really master their jobs, says JPMorgan exec

  • Graduates should expect to work 72-hour weeks, says JPMorgan wealth management CEO Mary Erdoes.
  • This will speed up their mastery of the craft, versus taking 5 years by working 8-hour days.
  • By doing 12-hour days, graduates can cut the process down to under 3 years.

Graduate wealth management analysts should expect to work 72 hour weeks - and they'll be better trained for it - according to a senior JPMorgan executive.

Mary Callahan Erdoes, the CEO of JP Morgan Chase's Asset and Wealth Management division, was speaking during an episode of Bloomberg's Wealth with David Rubenstein.

Erdoes said that working longer hours will help graduate analysts learn their craft more quickly.


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