Anshu Jain 2014

The disquiet at Deutsche goes much deeper than coming FICC layoffs

Deutsche Bank is making redundancies. The German bank hasn’t officially commented about the layoffs (and declined to comment for this article), but is expected to dismiss 500 investment…

The housing market gamble

How bankers on less than £100k are playing the London housing market

The London housing market is a feverish thing. In the past year, prices in the City have risen 18% to an average of £363k ($609k). In the most up-and-coming…

When your boss is a bit of a nightmare

Academic identifies the most toxic boss in banking

Daniel Beunza, assistant professor of management at the London School of Economics, has a good story for anyone who happens to be collecting anecdotes on the unpleasantness of…

Personality of fortune.

Morning Coffee: A personality test that can predict your income. JPMorgan’s colourful attempt to attract staff

Which kinds of people earn the most? Try rational extroverts who make quick, decisive, logical judgments, who like to be in charge and who have no patience with…

Is a career diversion into teaching really a good idea?

Is Teach First really an alternative route into a graduate job at Goldman Sachs?

What do you do if you wanted to work at Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, or another well known bank when you left university, but you didn’t get in? Of…

Why are people walking away from UBS? (Getty Images)

Six reasons why you might leave UBS’s thriving equities business

UBS’s equities business is doing immensely well. Its revenues increased by 60% year-on-year in 2013 and the Swiss bank increased its share of global equities sales and trading…

Preparing to work self to death in whole new role.

Sad quotes from ex-bankers working themselves to death in new industries

Bankers work hard. In some cases, they can seemingly work themselves to death. And as we’ve noted before, a few years of 80 hour weeks in a financial…

What it takes to get in with Jamie Dimon

What 3 recent recruits at JPMorgan tell you about getting a job there

So you want to work for JPMorgan? It is, after all the top investment bank in the world on many measures according to this helpful chart from research…

How to set your banking career for 2014

The 13 crucial charts from Morgan Stanley’s massive new banking report

Morgan Stanley and Oliver Wyman have released their giant new report on the future of banking. You can access the entire 74 page report by clicking this link: Morgan…

Top dogs

75 names you need to know if you want a job at BAML, UBS, and Credit Suisse

It’s that time of year: banks (in theory) are hiring for their front office businesses after bonuses have been paid. Who are the decision makers who will determine…

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