Banking vs. consulting. – McKinsey & Co. or  Goldman Sachs?

Banking vs. consulting. – McKinsey & Co. or Goldman Sachs?

In the battle of elite careers, it's banking vs. consulting. But which is really best? And ultimately, are they really that different?

“Call me brave, call me stupid – I’m an ex-Credit Suisse director who’s taken a year out”

“Call me brave, call me stupid – I’m an ex-Credit Suisse director who’s taken a year out”

Can you have a career break when you work in an investment bank? Ex-Credit Suisse director Nicholas Foster has had two.

Essential skills that will keep you employed on Wall Street until 2026 and beyond

Essential skills that will keep you employed on Wall Street until 2026 and beyond

Here are the essential skills you should have to ensure that you survive on Wall Street and thrive within the industry at least until 2026.

How an MBA helped me move from a building site to an investment bank

How an MBA helped me move from a building site to an investment bank

An MBA from Cass Business School helped Andrew Yortt move from the building site into Investment Banking

When you should say no to your banking boss

When you should say no to your banking boss

If and when you do need to disobey a higher-ranking executive at your firm, it may be the most important choice of your career.

“Why I quit my trading job at J.P. Morgan to become a fashion designer”

“Why I quit my trading job at J.P. Morgan to become a fashion designer”

After working as a trader at Goldman & JPMorgan, Joanna Lau’s banking career was on an upward trajectory, but she had to scratch the entrepreneurial itch.

Seven ways to negotiate a better offer for your banking job

Seven ways to negotiate a better offer for your banking job

The firm you've been interviewing with makes you a job offer, but the terms are not what you were hoping for. How can you negotiate a better offer?

11 phrases that make you sound smart enough to get promoted

11 phrases that make you sound smart enough to get promoted

These phrases make you sound smart, ambitious, hard-working, professional, in-the-know, capable, confident … whatever it takes to get promoted.

The worst entry-level jobs in investment banks?

The worst entry-level jobs in investment banks?

Which junior jobs in investment banks aren't all you might hope for? Try these.

“I burned out in management consulting, but it benefited my career in the long run”

“I burned out in management consulting, but it benefited my career in the long run”

Burning out at your management consulting job seems like a disaster, but it helped me to find a different career path that I love.

How to make it to the top in compliance

How to make it to the top in compliance

This is how you can climb the ladder to become the top dog of your compliance department, the CCO.

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