I was an MD at RBS, but I’ve quit investment banking for good to climb Everest

I was an MD at RBS, but I’ve quit investment banking for good to climb Everest

Rory McHugh spent nearly 20 years in investment banking, but has now decided that he's happier at the top of a mountain. 

You should’ve studied data science

You should’ve studied data science

So you studied finance? Bad luck.

Why this former bank trader and hedge fund manager feels he’s best off in long-only asset management

Why this former bank trader and hedge fund manager feels he’s best off in long-only asset management

Hedge funds, banks, or long only asset managers? The latter, says one man who's tried the lot. 

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.

Good and not-so-good excuses to get out of work for a job interview

Good and not-so-good excuses to get out of work for a job interview

Unless the hiring company is willing to meet with you off the clock, you’ll likely need to spin a tale to sneak away from work for a job interview.

What to ask in interviews with European banks, by Deutsche Bank

What to ask in interviews with European banks, by Deutsche Bank

Want to impress in an interview with a European investment bank? Here's what to ask about their strategy,

The best and worst ways to sign off a work email

The best and worst ways to sign off a work email

What’s the strongest way to end a work email? And which sign-offs annoy colleagues and clients?

The Morgan Stanley and Oliver Wyman guide to holding onto your banking job

The Morgan Stanley and Oliver Wyman guide to holding onto your banking job

The big new banking report from Morgan Stanley and Oliver Wyman is out. These are its implications for your finance career.  

“Believe me, investment banking is so much better than a start-up for 20-somethings”

“Believe me, investment banking is so much better than a start-up for 20-somethings”

If you're young and academically bright, it's much better to be in investment banking than a start-up. Here's why. 

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.

Questions you will always be asked in a hedge fund interview and how to answer them

Questions you will always be asked in a hedge fund interview and how to answer them

Attending an interview with a hedge fund? Here's what you need to be ready for.

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