Forget the foreign interview junket: More employers are ditching flights for Skype

Forget the foreign interview junket: More employers are ditching flights for Skype

Jet-setting interview junkets are in decline this year. Candidates, even senior ones, looking for work internationally are no longer always flown out to meet their potential bosses –…

Mr Bond: Here’s another classic case of bankers enjoying big fees at the expense of potentially damaging unwinding in the long run

Mr Bond: Here’s another classic case of bankers enjoying big fees at the expense of potentially damaging unwinding in the long run

The burgeoning growth of Asia's private banking (PB) sector – with assets under management reaching new highs on the back of regional high-net-worth (HNW) and ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) growth…

The Hedge Hunter: The hedge fund job market is mysterious and almost impenetrable –  here’s how to crack it

The Hedge Hunter: The hedge fund job market is mysterious and almost impenetrable – here’s how to crack it

Hedge funds are often portrayed by the press as a nameless species of investors living off the inefficiencies of the financial markets. Hedge fund managers, who control billion-dollar…

This is what you should be doing now if you’re unemployed in Asia and need a job

This is what you should be doing now if you’re unemployed in Asia and need a job

The latest round of redundancies in Asia began back in mid 2011 and recruitment hasn’t revived in the meantime. This has created a growing group of people who…

Guest Comment: Ten ways to increase your chances of getting your contract extended

Guest Comment: Ten ways to increase your chances of getting your contract extended

Employers hire contactors to add value and to apply their skills and experience to a project or company. Value means different things to every organisation, so it is…

How to get ready for tomorrow’s finance vacancies today – a complete step-by-step guide

How to get ready for tomorrow’s finance vacancies today – a complete step-by-step guide

Read part two: How to get ready for tomorrow’s finance vacancies today – a complete step-by-step guide Can we prepare ourselves for tomorrow's changes today? Is there a way…

Four cold hard truths about Asia’s financial employment market

Four cold hard truths about Asia’s financial employment market

Given the ongoing nightmare of redundancies in Asia, here are the boiled-down essentials of what you need to know about the job market. 1) Everyone still wants in…

How to Make Your Next Job the Best You Ever Had

How to Make Your Next Job the Best You Ever Had

While the best time to look for a new job is when you already have a job, once you get this job you worked so hard to find…

GUEST COMMENT:  Subtly stroke an investment banker’s ego in order to achieve a new job

GUEST COMMENT: Subtly stroke an investment banker’s ego in order to achieve a new job

It’s a sad truth almost universally acknowledged that unless you have a perfect CV which is a perfect fit for a job, you’d be an idiot to send…

GUEST COMMENT: If you’re a UK banker who’s moving overseas, you need to think hard about the tax implications

GUEST COMMENT: If you’re a UK banker who’s moving overseas, you need to think hard about the tax implications

There is more to moving overseas to work than simply finding a suitable role and arranging accommodation. It is very important that the tax and social security implications…

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