Academic excellence is key for entry into consulting, so if you decide to go the business school route, choosing among the best MBA programs matters.
Forget an MBA, forget a CFA. A Masters in Finance (MiF) course is what you need for a banking job now, says the ex-Lehman banker running the course at HEC.
What qualifications do new analysts in investment banking come equipped with now? And how does this compare to the other ranks?
Fidelity offers an industry-leading training and development program that is designed to encourage employees toidentify areas where they want to grow
MBA students have fallen out of love with investment banks and the feeling is mutual.
There are certain areas where Wall Street banks are looking to add headcount but perceive a talent shortage in the marketplace.
These are the best qualifications for getting a well paid job in finance now.
Many who avoid the ax are likely to see a modest boost in their compensation next year, with juniors actually seeing slightly larger increases.
Algo traders now need to pass a Finra exam to be compliant. These means they have to take responsibility for their strategies – personally.
A new exam – Finra's SIE – can open the door to people looking to demonstrate their interest in the securities business to potential employers.
Are you trying to get a job on Wall Street? In the current cost-cutting climate, especially among large investment banks, it's a frustrating experience.