CPAs Fret Firm Consolidation and Compensation Models

CPAs Fret Firm Consolidation and Compensation Models

Accounting grads and mid-career CPAs should be very concerned about the continuing consolidation in the accounting industry, says Joe Tarasco, CPA and president of Accountants Advisory Group, a…

Hey boomers, could your out of date wardrobe be keeping you from getting a job offer?

Hey boomers, could your out of date wardrobe be keeping you from getting a job offer?

You‘ve updated your resume, removed outdated wording such as “references upon request” and the years of experience, which reflects your baby boomer generation. You've been successful in getting inte

How to Crack the Mysterious and Almost Impenetrable Hedge Fund Job Market

How to Crack the Mysterious and Almost Impenetrable Hedge Fund Job Market

Hedge funds are often portrayed by the press as a nameless species of investors living off the inefficiencies of the financial markets. Hedge fund managers, who control billion-dollar…

Nine out of ten recruiters check out your social media pages to see if you are an appropriate candidate

Nine out of ten recruiters check out your social media pages to see if you are an appropriate candidate

Studies show that approximately one-third of employers and more than 90 percent of recruiters use social media sites to check out potential job candidates. So, as everyone knows,…

The top four IT skills investment banking recruiters are looking for right now

The top four IT skills investment banking recruiters are looking for right now

As we’ve pointed to previously, working in a financial technology role within an investment bank is a relatively privileged position. Obviously, they’re not embarking on huge recruitment sprees,&hellip

75,000 more investment banking jobs may disappear over the next 5 years, This is who seems safe for the moment

75,000 more investment banking jobs may disappear over the next 5 years, This is who seems safe for the moment

After the cheerful good news stories of the past few days and the revelations of quiet hiring, today is another day of bad news. First, UBS is making its inevitable…

How to get a job in private equity

How to get a job in private equity

While private equity firms continue to attract both new grads and seasoned financial veteran, these firms are extremely selective about their hires. More challenging still, these firms are…

How to Stay Motivated When Your Friends and Colleagues Have Just been Laid off

How to Stay Motivated When Your Friends and Colleagues Have Just been Laid off

For those left on a trading desk, it’s hard to stay motivated. With cutbacks in staff, deals on the decline and the market slowdown driving down profits, it’s…

Bank of Montreal Cuts 200 Jobs in the U.S.

Bank of Montreal Cuts 200 Jobs in the U.S.

Canadian banks have been receiving high praise recently for being one of the few hiring bright spots on the financial services landscape. Apparently, that hiring is starting to…

How much analysts in large banks earn before and after tax, all over the world, according to UBS

How much analysts in large banks earn before and after tax, all over the world, according to UBS

As part of its 2012 report on purchasing power around the globe, UBS has had a look at the amount you can earn as an analyst in a…

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