The Easter predictions of Russell Clarke in London

The Easter predictions of Russell Clarke in London

"The hiring window has been pushed back into the second quarter this year. Everyone is going to be hunting down the top 10% of performers. In this environment,…

The Easter predictions of Matthew Hoyle in Hong Kong

The Easter predictions of Matthew Hoyle in Hong Kong

"Everyone's looking for compliance and control professionals. It's all about compliance managers, risk managers and the odd COO. There's very little going on here in terms of front…

The Easter predictions of Michael Maloney in New York

The Easter predictions of Michael Maloney in New York

"Despite what people say, there's a lot going on on Wall Street. And yet, it's not the standard job market. The big banks are in trouble: they aren't…

The best way to get out of banking

The best way to get out of banking

Banking careers are not what they were. The pay is less. The hours are still long.  The opportunities for re-employment post-redundancy are minimal. Now is therefore an opportune…

New accounting salary survey shows where to make money in finance

New accounting salary survey shows where to make money in finance

Accountants do not earn as much money as bankers. But they still earn a lot. According to the latest salary survey from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in…

Goldman Sachs for President?

Goldman Sachs for President?

Goldman Sachs will not be running for office anytime soon, although you probably already assumed that. One of the highlights of covering Wall Street – or any sector,…

How unemployed bankers can make £300 an hour

How unemployed bankers can make £300 an hour

Some salvation for both unemployed investment bankers and still-employed investment bankers in need of extra cash: a new website allows bankers to sell career advice to students and…

Investment banks reject “ridiculous” 30 percent pay raises

Investment banks reject “ridiculous” 30 percent pay raises

Investment bankers in Hong Kong, licking their wounds after receiving poor bonuses, are demanding massive pay increases when they jump ship. Despite a downbeat job market, front-office candidates…

Daily Dispatches: China downturn hits local banks

Daily Dispatches: China downturn hits local banks

It’s traditionally been tough for foreign banks in China to lure talent from domestic banks, whose generous benefits and “jobs for life” culture helped them keep hold of…

Commodity Hiring Shifts, Oppenheimer Recruiting European Bankers

Commodity Hiring Shifts, Oppenheimer Recruiting European Bankers

Here are the main job opportunities of the last week. Tip: Hedge Funds, Trading Houses Picking Off Commodity Traders With large banks cutting commodities trading operations, top performing traders…

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