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Career Crunch: Implications of the Barclays bloodbath, how to succeed in investment banking

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Barclays made the most sweeping changes to its investment bank that will see thousands of jobs culled over the next two years. This has dominated the headlines, but there were other (more positive) stories on eFinancialCareers this week.

Telltale signs your job may be on the chopping block

The subtle tricks your boss may be pulling to gradually manage you out of the organisation.

The new rules for succeeding in an investment bank

These nine character traits will ensure you can continue to succeed in the industry.

Barclays will now be hiring, paying and appreciating precisely these people in its investment bank

Barclays is doing a lot of firing, but it will also be trying to look after these people.

Surprise! Massive pay cut at Barclays’ investment bank. Investment bank hiring at UBS

UBS, which has made some tough decisions about its investment bank, has done surprisingly well.

A history of Barclays’ investment bank in bullish management presentations

Barclays has been rolling out the Powerpoint for years now, so how bad is this strategy review really?

Horror as HSBC & RBS far outperform Barclays’ FX professionals in Q1

Barclays’ FX traders are supposed to be hot shots, RBS’s among the bottom of the pile. What happened?

The hot candidates that buy-side firms in Asia are clamouring to hire

Asia’s back office is booming. Here’s how to get in on the act.

Investment banks and private equity firms battle for ‘elite’ junior bankers

Junior investment bankers are generally desirable recruits right now, but all are not created equal.

Questions to know if you want to score a junior investment banking role at RBC

Real-life interview questions from the expanding Canadian investment bank.

The investment banker of the future: Compliant, entrepreneurial and cost-effective

Investment banking is evolving, and those that work in the sector need to change.

Senior female Morgan Stanley trader joins hedge fund less than a year after promotion

A rare example of a woman making it to the upper ranks of an investment bank’s trading floor has decided to move into the hedge fund sector.

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