How this man made the executive board of HSBC aged just 30

Is consulting a good route into banking? Yes, says this man who used his consulting knowledge as a fast-track to banking promotions.

30 skill sets that banks need most now

Which skills are most likely to get you a finance job now? We've identified the top 30.

Junior bankers also need parental handouts to get by

If you thought your entry-level banking job would allow you to stop living off your parents, you were wrong. Junior bankers today say their lifestyle is far from…

How sales jobs in investment banks fell out of fashion

Now is probably not the time to hold a traditional voice sales job in an investment bank.

“Trust me the City is NOT rotten to the core! These FX fiddlers are just mindless and selfish”

It's time for bankers to oust the criminals in their midst, says City of London veteran David Buik.

“The optimal age in banking is 28″

Why do banks persist in prioritizing the young? Ageism in banking is rife.

Eight career and life lessons from Goldman Sachs’ new co-chair of investment banking

Alexander Dibelius is unheard of in English speaking countries, but he's a rock star banker in Germany, Here are his career lessons for getting ahead at Goldman Sachs.

Why finance professionals can’t afford their children

Deep in Cobham, a leafy Surrey town within commuting distance of London, Samantha, the American wife of a City finance professional is weighing how best to bring up…

Why you shouldn’t get excited about Goldman Sachs’ results – unless you’re a student who wants to work there

Goldman Sachs results suggest the bank had an exceptional third quarter. Dig deeper, however, and there's a different story.

6 things JPMorgan and Citi’s results say about your banking job

JPMorgan and Citi have released their third quarter results. Here's what they say about the state of banking pay and employment.

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