Banking vs. consulting. – McKinsey & Co. or  Goldman Sachs?

Banking vs. consulting. – McKinsey & Co. or Goldman Sachs?

In the battle of elite careers, it's banking vs. consulting. But which is really best? And ultimately, are they really that different?

“Call me brave, call me stupid – I’m an ex-Credit Suisse director who’s taken a year out”

“Call me brave, call me stupid – I’m an ex-Credit Suisse director who’s taken a year out”

Can you have a career break when you work in an investment bank? Ex-Credit Suisse director Nicholas Foster has had two.

How to spin your experience to land a job that you’re not exactly qualified for on paper

How to spin your experience to land a job that you’re not exactly qualified for on paper

While you cannot lie on your resume or cover letter, you can spin your experience to a possible employer more than you would in a typical conversation.

How an MBA helped me move from a building site to an investment bank

How an MBA helped me move from a building site to an investment bank

An MBA from Cass Business School helped Andrew Yortt move from the building site into Investment Banking

Clever answers to stupid interview questions

Clever answers to stupid interview questions

No one likes to answer the cliched HR interview questions. Here's how finance professionals can turn these stupid questions around to their advantage.

Six signs you will be rejected when you apply for a job at Goldman Sachs (and how to overcome them)

Six signs you will be rejected when you apply for a job at Goldman Sachs (and how to overcome them)

Tens of thousands of graduates are rejected by Goldman Sachs every year. How can you make sure you're not among them?

Do you really need a CFA to work in asset management?

Do you really need a CFA to work in asset management?

Getting through the CFA is no mean feat, but do you really need it to become a portfolio manager in asset management? 

How to learn the R programming language to secure this hot finance job

How to learn the R programming language to secure this hot finance job

High-frequency/low-latency trading shops and other financial firms use the R programming language and need people who can develop analytical programs. 

“It’s far easier to get into the Big Four than an investment bank. And the people are nicer”

“It’s far easier to get into the Big Four than an investment bank. And the people are nicer”

Do you want to work for the Big Four, or do you want to work for an investment bank? The Big Four have some pretty big advantages. 

Essential skills that will keep you employed on Wall Street until 2026 and beyond

Essential skills that will keep you employed on Wall Street until 2026 and beyond

Here are the essential skills you should have to ensure that you survive on Wall Street and thrive within the industry at least until 2026.

Keywords to include in your banking resume and cover letter

Keywords to include in your banking resume and cover letter

Here are some keyword tips to improve your resume and cover letter and boost your chances of landing the banking job of your choice.

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