How long are you out of the market before you become completely unemployable?

How long are you out of the market before you become completely unemployable?

Someone has asked a question.  Specifically: they’ve been unemployed for 10.5 months having previously worked in fund derivatives structuring and sales and want to know when to give…

Nordic banks may have already see the worst of the jobs pain

Nordic banks may have already see the worst of the jobs pain

The reporting season gets into swing next week, with Nordea the first Nordic bank to lay out it stall in 2012, with Q4 and year-end results due on…

All this sniffing around RBS’s equities business is inhibiting people’s chances of re-employment. Meanwhile: redundancies are revving up in credit

All this sniffing around RBS’s equities business is inhibiting people’s chances of re-employment. Meanwhile: redundancies are revving up in credit

Who’s buying RBS’s equities business? The Telegraph reported today that, “all of the units up for sale had received indicative offers from potential buyers,” and that, “interest is…

This is what Gary Cohn (of Goldman Sachs) and Jamie Dimon (of JPMorgan) are saying now about hiring, firing and pay

This is what Gary Cohn (of Goldman Sachs) and Jamie Dimon (of JPMorgan) are saying now about hiring, firing and pay

As you may be aware, Gary Cohn, COO of Goldman Sachs gave a long and important interview to the Sunday Telegraph yesterday. Equally, Jamie Dimon spoke during the…

Five top tips to ace interviews in a difficult job market

Five top tips to ace interviews in a difficult job market

Nordic banks may not be shedding staff at the levels seen in the UK, where Royal Bank of Scotland alone axed an additional 3,500 jobs, but with the…

A Q&A with the COO of FCA, the seeding business of FRM Capital Advisors, on what it will take to get your hedge fund seeded by them this year

A Q&A with the COO of FCA, the seeding business of FRM Capital Advisors, on what it will take to get your hedge fund seeded by them this year

Last week, hedge fund research and investment specialist Financial Risk Management (FRM) and Deutsche Bank, announced the formation of a new hedge fund seeding platform. We asked Patric…

An interview with Robert Walters, chief executive of Robert Walters

An interview with Robert Walters, chief executive of Robert Walters

What will 2012 hold for financial services hiring? Is RBS a precursor for disaster elsewhere? Will hiring in Asia really go the way of hiring in Europe? We…

This year’s bonus is keeping your job

This year’s bonus is keeping your job

The big Nordic banks may be relatively well placed to ride out the eurozone waves battering some of their European counterparts but, it is very clear, they do…

This time next week, Goldman bankers should know their numbers: the bonus calendar for 2012

This time next week, Goldman bankers should know their numbers: the bonus calendar for 2012

This time next week, bankers at Goldman Sachs should know their bonuses for 2011. Morgan Stanley will follow shortly after. Everywhere else will come after that. Here’s the…

Not 4,000, not 5,000, not 9,000, but 10,000: the ever-increasing number of redundancies at RBS. And what it means for you

Not 4,000, not 5,000, not 9,000, but 10,000: the ever-increasing number of redundancies at RBS. And what it means for you

Six months ago, there was no intimation that RBS would be eviscerating its investment bank. Last June, John Hourican, CEO of Global Banking and Markets, made a presentation…

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