Seven Tips for Dealing with a Bad Performance Evaluation

Seven Tips for Dealing with a Bad Performance Evaluation

A negative performance evaluation can leave a bitter taste, but it need not spell failure, provided you know how to react. Receiving a poor assessment can help you…

Late Lunchtime Links: Senior bankers are leaving Morgan Stanley

Late Lunchtime Links: Senior bankers are leaving Morgan Stanley

As we have noted, Morgan Stanley isn't said to have paid its investment bankers especially well this year. Spending on compensation at Morgan Stanley's Institutional Securities Unit was…

Steve Ashley’s Nomura looks an attractive destination for fixed income bankers

Steve Ashley’s Nomura looks an attractive destination for fixed income bankers

If you want to work for Steve Ashley, the mild-mannered mega-trader who was elevated to become head of global markets for the whole of Nomura late last year, you…

Where UBS’s fixed income bankers are finding new jobs

Where UBS’s fixed income bankers are finding new jobs

On October 30th 2012, UBS announced its intention of cutting 10,000 jobs over the next three years, most of them in its investment bank and predominantly in fixed…

An Investment Bank That’s Actually Hiring

An Investment Bank That’s Actually Hiring

Boutique investment bank Evercore Partners had a record-setting 2012, setting the firm up to add talent in the coming year while larger rivals cut staff. The New York-based…

Seven things Deutsche Bank’s fourth quarter results say about pay and hiring

Seven things Deutsche Bank’s fourth quarter results say about pay and hiring

Deutsche Bank's fourth quarter results are out for 2012. The full details aren't available yet - Anshu Jain and Jürgen Fitschen are embarking on the conference call accompanying the…

International experience critical to thrive in Asian banking, says DBS MD

International experience critical to thrive in Asian banking, says DBS MD

Singapore may be a global financial centre, but bankers who want to thrive there should also clock up experience in other Asian countries, says Boey Yin Chong, managing…

After the bombs stop, the bankers move in

After the bombs stop, the bankers move in

More financial professionals are risking life and limb to move into frontier markets in the Middle East like Iraq and Libya in an attempt to grab an early…

Late Lunchtime Links: Deutsche Bank finds a new method of avoiding redundancies

Late Lunchtime Links: Deutsche Bank finds a new method of avoiding redundancies

Tomorrow is Deutsche Bank's results day. Having announced 1,900 redundancies in July 2012 and declared its intention of cutting 900 front office bankers before December, 2013 is supposed…

Simon Robey and Sir Simon Robertson make first hires for new boutique

Simon Robey and Sir Simon Robertson make first hires for new boutique

Robertson Robey Associates, the London-based M&A boutique founded this month by the union of Simon Robey, the former chairman of global M&A at Morgan Stanley, with Sir Simon…

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