Not 4,000, not 5,000, not 9,000, but 10,000: the ever-increasing number of redundancies at RBS. And what it means for you

Not 4,000, not 5,000, not 9,000, but 10,000: the ever-increasing number of redundancies at RBS. And what it means for you

Six months ago, there was no intimation that RBS would be eviscerating its investment bank. Last June, John Hourican, CEO of Global Banking and Markets, made a presentation…

Our predictions for Nordic region financial services hiring in 2012

Our predictions for Nordic region financial services hiring in 2012

Want to know where the jobs will and won’t be in the Nordics next year? Here’s our considered opinion… 2012 will be a good year for… 1) Private…

2011: What went up and what went down in the Nordic financial services job market?

2011: What went up and what went down in the Nordic financial services job market?

Based on conversations with specialist financial services recruiters and our own research, here's our considered opinion on how 2011 panned out in the Nordic region. 2011 was a…

Christmas Schedule!

Christmas Schedule!

As of December 22nd, the eFinancialCareers editorial team will be taking time off for Christmas. Normal service will not resume until January 3rd, although we will be posting…

Bank of America’s deferred bonuses from 2010 are now worth nearly nothing

Bank of America’s deferred bonuses from 2010 are now worth nearly nothing

In 2010, Thomas Montag, head of global banking and markets at Bank of America, was riding high. He exercised some of his options in his employer, and realised…

Lunchtime Links: RBS is declining to comment on the new rumour that it’s closing its entire equities unit

Lunchtime Links: RBS is declining to comment on the new rumour that it’s closing its entire equities unit

More colour on this morning's RBS job abomination rumours. Bloomberg claims that the bank is contemplating shutting or selling its equities unit, ‘including’ – but not limited to…

Not 4,000 redundancies, not 5,000 redundancies, but 9,000 redundancies at RBS? Plus, £2k bonuses?

Not 4,000 redundancies, not 5,000 redundancies, but 9,000 redundancies at RBS? Plus, £2k bonuses?

Last week, someone wrote here that they wished they’d accepted an offer from RBS instead of Goldman Sachs. This week, it seems an offer from RBS wouldn’t be so…

Little festive cheer at Swedbank, as it cuts LC&I roles

Little festive cheer at Swedbank, as it cuts LC&I roles

Swedbank is to cut 300 jobs in Sweden, including ominously some within its Large Corporates and Institutions (LC&I) business area, it has emerged. The bank’s chief financial officer…

If you aspire to work in the leading global financial centre for your area of business, you need to read this

If you aspire to work in the leading global financial centre for your area of business, you need to read this

The World Economic Forum has got a big study out today. The headline finding has understandably caught the headlines: Hong Kong has overtaken the US and the UK…

These are the banks you want to work for in equities and FX during periods of intense volatility

These are the banks you want to work for in equities and FX during periods of intense volatility

Unfortunately, 2012 is likely to prove volatile. At least, 96% of fund managers think so. In the event of continued volatility, financial services market intelligence firm Tricumen, has…

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