Why I stopped being a quant and got back into AI instead

Why I stopped being a quant and got back into AI instead

I told people I studied AI and they thought it was science fiction. Today, AI is hot topic, and the entire financial industry is trying to leverage it.

Fintech experts wanted, but not many people fit the bill

Fintech experts wanted, but not many people fit the bill

Tanveer Saulat, co-founder of financial technology firm Synechron, reveals what types of fintech candidates extremely selective employers want to hire.

How to get through 100-hour weeks as a boutique IB analyst

How to get through 100-hour weeks as a boutique IB analyst

Making it through a two- or three-year stint as an elite boutique IB analyst ain't easy. Here are some tips for getting by without burning out.

From Azerbaijan to LBS to McKinsey: how my Masters in Finance “fast tracked” my career

From Azerbaijan to LBS to McKinsey: how my Masters in Finance “fast tracked” my career

This time last year, Laman Valizada landed a job at one of the world’s top consultancies. This Masters in Finance got her there.

“Lessons I’ve learned from working the brutal night shift at Lazard”

“Lessons I’ve learned from working the brutal night shift at Lazard”

I'm a creative type who at times felt like a fish out of water amid the cherry-paneled conference rooms and Bloomberg terminals of Lazard's New York office. 

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.

“I’ve secured a 2017 investment banking job on Wall Street: this is how”

“I’ve secured a 2017 investment banking job on Wall Street: this is how”

To get your foot in the door at an investment bank, you need to hit the ground running as a college student, building your network right away.

How to handle harsh colleagues when you work in banking

How to handle harsh colleagues when you work in banking

Confront the bully and stand up for yourself with positive feedback. Instead of outright complaining, use productive language when stating your case.

Four principles to prevent your dream job from becoming a nightmare

Four principles to prevent your dream job from becoming a nightmare

Here are tips for financial services and management consulting professionals to bounce back from failure.

How blockchain will affect financial services employment

How blockchain will affect financial services employment

What impact will a disruptive force such as blockchain have on banking and finance employment?

The skills you need to succeed in alternative investments are changing. Here’s how to adapt

The skills you need to succeed in alternative investments are changing. Here’s how to adapt

It’s not enough for aspiring alternative investment professionals to be able to read a balance sheet or build a model – they need an entirely new skill-set.

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