Tell me, what is wrong with my CV (3)?

Tell me, what is wrong with my CV (3)?

A third brave soul has put their CV forward for review by the eFinancialCareers Gulf readership. Below is their profile (with all personal details removed) and little about…

DESPERATE MEASURES: Why I have resigned, with absolutely nothing lined up

DESPERATE MEASURES: Why I have resigned, with absolutely nothing lined up

Like the dizzy blonde early on in every horror movie, I am ignoring the spooky music and walking down the dark staircase to the cellar. Or, to put…

The renewed appeal of working for a local firm

The renewed appeal of working for a local firm

Domestic players in the Middle East seem to have suddenly become very adept at attracting high level banking talent away from big international firms. It helps, of course,…

GCC wealth management hiring picks up again

GCC wealth management hiring picks up again

In the first quarter of this year, recruitment in the Middle East wealth management sector had more or less ground to a halt. Now, however, with a bulk…

Second senior investment banker leaves Morgan Stanley’s Middle East operations

Second senior investment banker leaves Morgan Stanley’s Middle East operations

Morgan Stanley's head of investment banking in the Middle East, May Nasrallah, has left the company, according to sources close to the situation. This marks the second senior…

Compliance and regulation roles coming at Gulf sovereign wealth funds

Compliance and regulation roles coming at Gulf sovereign wealth funds

In the murky world of sovereign wealth funds, those in the Middle East are among the world's most opaque. However, with investments in international firms on the up,…

Who hired in Middle East in June?

Who hired in Middle East in June?

Some high profile figures in the Middle East financial sector made the move to rivals in June, but it was the wealth management sector which was the most…

Where are the best paid risk jobs in the GCC?

Where are the best paid risk jobs in the GCC?

By its own admission, the Middle East risk management survey by recruiters GRS is meant as a rough guide rather than an absolute authority, but it seems there…

Maids, flash cars and shopping: Gulf states still offering top expat lifestyle

Maids, flash cars and shopping: Gulf states still offering top expat lifestyle

In the interest of balance, considering all the recent talk of a Middle East expat exodus, it's worth pointing to a new report which suggests they are still…

Electronic trading (slowly) making its way to the Middle East

Electronic trading (slowly) making its way to the Middle East

There are tentative signs that the electronic trading revolution is making its way to the Middle East, with both banks and technology vendors beginning to target the region.…

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