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Three recent hires at Barclays, Credit Suisse and Deutsche. And what they say about your chances of getting a job there

In theory, banks should be doing some big hiring at this time of year now that bonuses are paid. In reality, hiring is sort of muted while banks…


These are the signs you should work for Citi instead of JPMorgan, or not

JPMorgan’s first quarter results were out last week. Today we have the Citigroup results, which were unleashed a few hours ago.  JPMorgan’s results weren’t too hot: the U.S. bank suffe

Happens to more than 40,000 people a year who apply to Goldman Sachs

Six signs you will be rejected when you apply for a job at Goldman Sachs (and how to overcome them)

It’s not easy to get a job at Goldman Sachs. As we reported earlier this month, the bank rejects 96% of applicants for its analyst (junior) positions and…

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The 11 highest paid accounting in finance jobs globally

So you want to become an accountant working in banking and financial services? With around five years’ experience in accounting in finance, where in the world can you…

The axe is back.

Morning Coffee: Citi joins FICC cull as Jamie Dimon says just a blip. How to get into banking when you’re advised to become a TV repairman

Like Deutsche Bank, Citigroup is cutting jobs on the trading floor. The Wall Street Journal reports that the US bank has recently cut 200-300 jobs from its global…

Felix Baumgartner en-route to Goldman Sachs

Adrenaline junkie now offering Goldman bankers lessons on risk

Remember Felix Baumgartner? He’s the guy who jumped 24 miles to earth from space in return for a lot of sponsorship from Red Bull.  Known as ‘Fearless Felix’, his previous…

Not all happy bunnies at JPMorgan

Six things JPMorgan’s results communicate about banking jobs this Easter

It’s JPMorgan (JPM) results day. As ever, the U.S. bank is the first to report. It’s first quarter dashboard is here. If you’re disinclined to scrutinize the presentations…

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What we’ve learned recently about top-level pay in the insurance industry

Guess what? Insurance companies are big payers. Stephen Hester isn’t the only UK-based insurance professional making big money.  The Prudential’s Richard Woolnough earns more ($29m) than the b

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Morning Coffee: Daughter of $100m finance exec produces haunting list of childhood moments he missed

So you thought banking had become a nicer place to work following all those well-publicized efforts to reduce young bankers’ working hours? How wrong you were. As widely…

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The disquiet at Deutsche goes much deeper than coming FICC layoffs

Deutsche Bank is making redundancies. The German bank hasn’t officially commented about the layoffs (and declined to comment for this article), but is expected to dismiss 500 investment…

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