Intern diary: I asked for a letter of recommendation and was told to write it myself

The first thing you will learn during banking internships is that busy managers will get you to do the grunt work yourself.

Meet the tool that may actually improve the work-life of junior bankers

But there now may be a new hope on the horizon for junior bankers – one that doesn’t rely on lukewarm promises but on efficiency.

Lloyd Blankfein says you must be humble and neurotic to work at Goldman Sachs

Are Goldman Sachs jobs for bold, brash, corporate combatants? Or are they for neurotic, bearded-types who worry about the limits of their own knowledge. Try the second. Lloyd…

“I retired from banking aged 37. Now I’m 40. This is how I would have designed my life“

What does it take to achieve the perfect banking career - in at 20 and out at 40? We spoke to one man who did precisely that.

Eight things you should know about UBS and Deutsche’s Q2 results

UBS and Deutsche Bank have both reported their second quarter results this morning. Eight need to knows about pay and hiring in their investment banks.

Morning Coffee: Morgan Stanley juniors have been feeling underpaid, overworked and frustrated. Rush to staff-up in ECM

Morgan Stanley junior bankers have had grievances. The bank has acted to stem them. And the booming IPO market is prompting banks to reshuffle ECM teams.

From private jets to private banking: exciting career changes in Chinese financial services

A talent shortage in Chinese financial services is opening up more possibilities for making a career change.

1 thing about the Lloyds LIBOR fine that should terrify traders everywhere

Lloyds traders' LIBOR manipulation has been particularly reprehensible and for that they will receive a special punishment.

Evercore needs fresh MDs, Deutsche Bank hiring on both sides of the pond

In the latest hiring roundup, Deutsche Bank sets a massive hiring goal, Cantor looks to grow its investment bank and Evercore needs more grey hairs.

Pass or fail the CFA level I, this is what you should be doing next

You may have been lucky enough to be in the minority who pass CFA level I. If not, what's next?

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