When the new job honeymoon ends: advice for bankers and recruiters

When the new job honeymoon ends: advice for bankers and recruiters

You’re weeks into your new job and you can’t get the knot out of your stomach. Don’t worry: you’re not alone. Buyer’s remorse is an all-too-real phenomenon that…

Getting a foothold in the new M&A hot spots

Getting a foothold in the new M&A hot spots

Strong growth in seven countries tipped to join the ranks of the world’s largest economies alongside the BRICs will offer dealmakers plenty of M&A opportunity, but having the…

The five dos and don’ts of negotiating compensation

The five dos and don’ts of negotiating compensation

For many, it’s the most gut-wrenching part of any job search. Talking compensation is a good thing – as it typically signifies you’re close to an offer –…

Wall Street Job Hunting Tips from BNP Paribas

Wall Street Job Hunting Tips from BNP Paribas

Do you always need a cover letter? When do you talk compensation? Should your resume be just one page? Tough questions with no easy answers. We asked each…

Can You Become a Great Consultant?

Can You Become a Great Consultant?

Brains, work ethic and drive are the qualities top consulting firms say they look for in a consultant. The top MBA prestige school candidates are fawned over for…

17 Real Life Interview Questions Asked of Investment Bankers

17 Real Life Interview Questions Asked of Investment Bankers

Investment banking interviews are known to be rather intensive, with hiring managers digging deeply into a candidate’s technical aptitudes. We collected a series of these types of questions…

Age Bias? Tips for Finding Work Over Age 40

Age Bias? Tips for Finding Work Over Age 40

One of the easiest ways for banks to cut operating expenses is by cutting high-salaried employees and replacing them with cheaper, less experienced personnel. It’s likely happened to…

Unemployed bankers share wisdom on trying and failing to get back in

Unemployed bankers share wisdom on trying and failing to get back in

We write a lot on this site about the art of getting a job in banking - especially if you're out of the industry and are desperately trying…

The Six Personality Traits of a Successful Wall Street Trader

The Six Personality Traits of a Successful Wall Street Trader

Goldman Sachs traders posted losses on just six days during the second quarter. They booked more than $100 million in profits on 10 days. Needless to say, there’s…

The Ten Worst Interview Mistakes You Can Make…With Real-Life Examples

The Ten Worst Interview Mistakes You Can Make…With Real-Life Examples

Whether we realize it or not, all of us make mistakes in interviews. A few years back, I was in the middle of my second interview at a…

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