How to make a stunningly successful first career move in Asian banking

Recruiters in corporate banking, investment banking and the middle office in Asia explain how to make your first career move a successful one.

The dangers of networking with bankers at Glastonbury Festival

These days there are plenty of bankers at Glastonbury Festival. You might think this would be an opportunity to network. You would be wrong.

When bankers burn out: sifting through the ashes

How burned out are banking professionals? Less than you'd think. But some areas of the financial services industry are far worse for burnout than others.

“Burnout is like the subprime crisis – no one ever sees it coming”

If you work in banking, beware burnout. It will hit you unawares says one trader who was forced to take a year out.

How to present your strategic ideas like a McKinsey consultant, James Gorman edition

As an ex-McKinsey & Co. partner and CEO of Morgan Stanley, James Gorman is a master of the PowerPoint presentation. Learn from his example.

“I was managing a $100m hedge fund, and then I became an alcoholic. Is my career over?”

Heavy drinking is common in the trading and hedge fund industry. Will an admission that you had a problem wreck your career?

Signs that recruiters are not being truthful with you

You're not sure the recruiter who's managing your job application is being totally straight with you. What are the signs when something's amiss?

Tough Love: How parents can help their children into careers in finance

How can parents help their offspring get graduate jobs in finance? Here's how to make them work for you in the right way.

Psychologists analyze Bill Gross, advise on avoiding his mistakes

What happens inside the mind of Pimco's boss? And how can the errors of Bill Gross be avoided?

Felix Baumgartner offers this advice to finance professionals on taking risks

Last month, Felix Baumgartner turned up at Goldman Sachs to talk about risk taking. What did he tell the GS bankers? He shares the wisdom with us.

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