“I quit the City for Wall Street and I’ve never looked back”

“I quit the City for Wall Street and I’ve never looked back”

New York is a tougher environment than London for bankers, but the upsides far outweigh the negatives. 

Don’t be fake: How IEX’s “Flash Boys” boost employee morale

Don’t be fake: How IEX’s “Flash Boys” boost employee morale

Openness and authenticity at work are more important than ever for financial services professionals and employers alike.

11 survival tips for analysts and associates in investment banking

11 survival tips for analysts and associates in investment banking

Investment banking analysts will go into the industry full of confidence, but gnarled veterans explain how they need to behave if they want to survive.

How ESSEC’s Master in Finance gives your career the “cutting edge”

How ESSEC’s Master in Finance gives your career the “cutting edge”

ESSEC’s Master in Finance is based on cutting edge research, giving students new insights into financial services and helping them get better jobs. 

The poisonous 20-something investment bankers to avoid

The poisonous 20-something investment bankers to avoid

Some people on banks' analyst programs are amazing. Others, less so.

Seven survival tips when you work for a boutique investment bank

Seven survival tips when you work for a boutique investment bank

To play office politics at a boutique, gauge the culture of the firm, observe your superiors’ behavior and model your own after that – and dress like them.

How to find love when you work in finance

How to find love when you work in finance

It's not you. It's the job.

Meet the tiny quant firm hiring ex-bankers, hedge fund managers and… astrophysicists

Meet the tiny quant firm hiring ex-bankers, hedge fund managers and… astrophysicists

Artificial intelligence will shape the winners and losers in trading, but this quant firm comprised of hedge fund managers and ex-bankers thinks it should be available to all. 

How accountants can avoid being replaced by robots

How accountants can avoid being replaced by robots

Robotic automation technology is impacting financial processes, and finance professionals and students need to know about it to avoid the chopping block.

Your banking bonus is lousy? Here’s why

Your banking bonus is lousy? Here’s why

If you get a lousy bonus, it's important not to blow a gasket nor simply shrug it off – you should identify the root causes of the disappointment.

How to dress as a woman in investment banking now

How to dress as a woman in investment banking now

The dress code when you're a woman in banking isn't always obvious. Two ex-senior bankers in the City have some helpful advice.

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