Chicago Asset Managers Hire in Back Office

Chicago Asset Managers Hire in Back Office

Chicago-area asset management firms are cautiously hiring experienced professionals in service and high-level back office jobs. Industry insiders say there is still demand for client service, investor rela

Canadian Finance Pros Brace for a Slowdown

Canadian Finance Pros Brace for a Slowdown

Canada's economy is showing signs of weakening, which may give financial professionals pause. On March 21, the Canadian dollar had its biggest drop since 1985 amid concerns that…

For Mining M&A Bankers, the Deals Continue

For Mining M&A Bankers, the Deals Continue

The number of mining M&A deals will continue growing this year, but their value may slip. Mergers and acquisition levels in the global mining market have reached unprecedented…

Fate of Bear’s Staff Unknown, But Rumors Abound

Fate of Bear’s Staff Unknown, But Rumors Abound

The takeover of Bear Stearns by JPMorgan could put thousands of jobs at risk - on both sides of the deal. The 14,000 employees of Bear Stearns may…

Ins and Outs of Internal Transfers

Ins and Outs of Internal Transfers

What are the elements for a successful internal transfer? Most Wall Street banks maintain an internal Web page that lists job openings for employees interested in internal transfers.…

CIBC’s $100 Million Plan

CIBC’s $100 Million Plan

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce is giving its 1,300 financial advisors 100 million reasons to stay. The big Toronto-based bank is offering the brokers a total of $100…

Institutional Property Management Set For Growth

Institutional Property Management Set For Growth

Real estate investments may be a fountain of pain at the moment, but buy-side jobs for real estate specialists are poised to expand. Real estate will be the…

Candidates Face More Scrutiny

Candidates Face More Scrutiny

Financial companies are being more cautious in their hiring as they absorb the lessons of SocGen's rogue trading and other scandals. Investment News reports that more firms are…

Don’t Pay Bankers To Bet Boldly? Don’t Laugh…

Don’t Pay Bankers To Bet Boldly? Don’t Laugh…

Global bank leaders meeting in Rio de Janeiro this week are discussing the unthinkable: overhauling industry-wide compensation practices in an effort to shore up risk management. The Institute…

Funds Engaged in Talent War

Funds Engaged in Talent War

The subprime mortgage meltdown doesn't seem to be having a major impact on the hiring plans of Canadian financial firms. Indeed, the University of Toronto's Rotman School of…

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