How to get out of bed at 4.15am for the entirety of your career

How to get out of bed at 4.15am for the entirety of your career

Mohammed El-Erian has resigned as chief executive of Pimco. He is now going to write a book, spend time with his family, and - quite possibly - spend…

Pity the rates traders: they’re keeping their jobs but being decimated in this bonus round

Pity the rates traders: they’re keeping their jobs but being decimated in this bonus round

U.S. banks have announced their bonuses. Anecdotally, rates businesses have been hammered more than anywhere else. "At most major U.S. banks, FX bonuses have been down or slightly…

Top-tier bankers in ‘very high demand,’ says BofA head

Top-tier bankers in ‘very high demand,’ says BofA head

Hiring on Wall Street may not be robust, but if you’re a blue-chip banker, now may be the best time in a long time to be in the…

The two points in your investment banking career when you’re most likely to crash and burn

The two points in your investment banking career when you’re most likely to crash and burn

There are two pivotal points in your investment banking career, neither of which is particularly beneficial to physical or mental health – making the step up from analyst…

Morning Coffee: James Gorman warns MS bankers against becoming boring people. Sad payday at JPMorgan

Morning Coffee: James Gorman warns MS bankers against becoming boring people. Sad payday at JPMorgan

From 'Special Saturdays' to working alternate weekends, to having one mandatory weekend day off each month, banks are experimenting with various methods of restricting juniors' hours following the death&h

Bleak funding outlook could affect Singapore bank bonuses

Bleak funding outlook could affect Singapore bank bonuses

Banks in southeast Asia are facing a raft of challenges that will lead to pressure on funding in 2014, and while this may dampen front office hiring, it…

The real lesson for bankers from the Wolf of Wall Street

The real lesson for bankers from the Wolf of Wall Street

The $100m Wolf of Wall Street movie was released in Europe last weekend, promptly making an estimated $25m of its total global revenues to date of $759m. If you…

Davos: Most eye-opening banking quotes from the World Economic Forum

Davos: Most eye-opening banking quotes from the World Economic Forum

The annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland officially kicked off today. As always, the cast of characters invited to this year’s event is wide-ranging. Jamie Dimon and…

The five biggest resume mistakes that financial executives make

The five biggest resume mistakes that financial executives make

The lists of Do’s and Don’ts for writing your executive resume, whether you are a chief financial officer, senior portfolio analyst, or a credit risk executive are well…

Is this the new, remote, automated future of interviewing for jobs in investment banks?

Is this the new, remote, automated future of interviewing for jobs in investment banks?

Do you want a job in an investment bank? In particular, do you want a graduate job in an investment bank, where applicants can exceed places by a…

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