Clever answers to stupid interview questions

Clever answers to stupid interview questions

No one likes to answer the cliched HR interview questions. Here's how finance professionals can turn these stupid questions around to their advantage.

Meet the most outrageously demanding job seekers in Asian banking

Meet the most outrageously demanding job seekers in Asian banking

The job market in Singapore and Hong Kong may still be comparatively buoyant, but these candidates pushed their luck too far.

Seven ways to negotiate a better offer for your banking job

Seven ways to negotiate a better offer for your banking job

The firm you've been interviewing with makes you a job offer, but the terms are not what you were hoping for. How can you negotiate a better offer?

How an MBA helped me move from a building site to an investment bank

How an MBA helped me move from a building site to an investment bank

An MBA from Cass Business School helped Andrew Yortt move from the building site into Investment Banking

Brilliant questions to ask in any banking interview

Brilliant questions to ask in any banking interview

You're interviewing for a job in an investment bank. At the end, it's your turn to ask questions. Do you avail yourself of it and ask the sort…

70 top banking interview questions and how to answer them

70 top banking interview questions and how to answer them

Want to make sure you're prepared for your banking interview? Here's our most comprehensive list of questions ever.

“Too far from the food court” and nine other awful excuses for job hopping in Singapore and Hong Kong

“Too far from the food court” and nine other awful excuses for job hopping in Singapore and Hong Kong

If you’ve changed roles a tad too often of late, avoid mentioning any of these reasons to justify your job hopping to recruiters.

Eight ways to spot that you’ve been ‘oversold’ an Asian banking job

Eight ways to spot that you’ve been ‘oversold’ an Asian banking job

Here’s how to find out during an interview whether the banking job you’re applying for is as good as it appears on the job description.

A step-by-step guide to acing informational interviews for investment banking

A step-by-step guide to acing informational interviews for investment banking

The point is to learn from informational interviews, gain the HR executive's respect and try to leverage that relationship at a later point in the process.

You’ve been axed in Asia. Here’s how to cope with awkward interview questions about your layoff

You’ve been axed in Asia. Here’s how to cope with awkward interview questions about your layoff

If you’re exiting a bank that's been cutting in Asia, here's how to overcome the stigma of unemployment and explain your layoff at your next job interview. 

PwC only hires 2% of experienced applicants for U.S. roles – here’s how they decide who makes the cut

PwC only hires 2% of experienced applicants for U.S. roles – here’s how they decide who makes the cut

It's helpful to understand the recruitment and interviewing processes at PwC to give yourself a leg up. Here’s how recruiters decide who makes the cut.

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