How to quit banking (and still have a job):  part I

How to quit banking (and still have a job): part I

In part I of a two-part series, we look at where you might find work, if you just can't bear to be a banker any more. Making the…

Daily Dispatches: US law hinders Aus careers

Daily Dispatches: US law hinders Aus careers

A little-known hiring restriction on US financial institutions that have accepted government bailout funds could limit career options for ambitious Australian bankers, particularly those with infrastructur

Daily Dispatches: Westpac offshores more jobs

Daily Dispatches: Westpac offshores more jobs

The Finance Sector Union has clashed with Westpac, calling on it to honour chief executive Gail Kelly's commitment to stop offshoring jobs after it emerged yesterday that 23…

Breaking into Asia is tough for Aussies

Breaking into Asia is tough for Aussies

Australian bankers are increasingly looking for work in Asian financial centres, but employers in Singapore and Hong Kong have raised the bar to entry. Vacancies for expats are…

Daily Dispatches: NAB’s dash for cash

Daily Dispatches: NAB’s dash for cash

National Australia Bank on Wednesday launched its second large equity raising in eight months with a surprise move to secure up to A$2.75bn from investors to fund growth…

Compensation – Going Up?

Compensation – Going Up?

With both trading profit and underwriting business rebounding in many markets, the newspapers are rife with stories about the return of boom-era paydays. Goldman allocated $11.36 billion for…

Junior Job Hunter: can I get back on track?

Junior Job Hunter: can I get back on track?

In the first of his "Junior Job Hunter" series, our new columnist tells us about his plight in the Aussie employment market since he left London last year.…

Should Westpac sack the $8m woman?

Should Westpac sack the $8m woman?

The Kiwi Westpac worker responsible for a blunder which cost the bank A$8.05m reckons she is about to be "managed out" of her job. Her decimal point error…

Daily Dispatches: Aussie equity record

Daily Dispatches: Aussie equity record

Daily Dispatches returns on Thursday Australian companies raised a record $60bn of new equity last financial year, defying expectations of a funding squeeze. (Herald Sun) A new boutique…

Fund boutiques seek specialists

Fund boutiques seek specialists

Small fund managers are slowly starting to scoop up specialist senior staff left high and dry by the big boys. As reported on eFinancialCareers in May, large institutions…

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