In 1987, the actor Michael Douglas lit up the screen in the movie Wall Street, watched by a young Aaron Yong. But it wasn’t the star cast or memorable soundtrack that intrigued Aaron, but rather the intricacies of working in finance.

Seventeen years later and armed with an accounting degree, Aaron joined Shell as a Junior Analyst. He is now a Credit Team Manager in Malaysia leading a team of 15 that handles portfolios of over 30,000 corporate customers across the country.

Aaron’s inspiration to work in finance may have been a film, but his success at Shell has been a combination of hard work and dedication. He breaks this success down into three core pieces of advice.

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