GUEST COMMENT: Where to go if you want to find bankers on R&R who might facilitate your job search

GUEST COMMENT: Where to go if you want to find bankers on R&R who might facilitate your job search

Thursday nights are City night. Thursday is the night when we all go out to play, with clients or each other or both. You can almost guarantee that…

GUEST COMMENT: Everything you need to know about your legal rights when you are made redundant from an investment bank

GUEST COMMENT: Everything you need to know about your legal rights when you are made redundant from an investment bank

1  What is a compromise agreement? The basis of a compromise agreement is that the employer offers the employee financial compensation and, in turn, by signing the agreement,…

These are the financial services qualifications which should enable you to earn the most and the least

These are the financial services qualifications which should enable you to earn the most and the least

Following on from last week’s look at the qualifications most likely to get you a job in UK financial services now, we’d like to elaborate with a look…

The head of risk at AQR on the qualifications that will help you get a job

The head of risk at AQR on the qualifications that will help you get a job

Trader and blogger Michael Martin has been talking to Aaron Brown, chief risk officer at hedge fund AQR Capital Management and the man whom Nassim Taleb apparently called “the…

GUEST COMMENT: When it hits the fan at RBS

GUEST COMMENT: When it hits the fan at RBS

If you’re reading this, I guess you don’t care any more. So, what can you do? Firstly, don’t take it personally. As both a headhunter and someone who…

GUEST COMMENT: A guide to challenging your bonus

GUEST COMMENT: A guide to challenging your bonus

We all know this will not be a good year for bonuses. Predictions suggest bonus pools will be down 30% to 50% and that as many as 20%…

GUEST COMMENT: What to expect from your mind when you are made redundant

GUEST COMMENT: What to expect from your mind when you are made redundant

Losing a job is incredibly stressful, and living under the threat of losing a job is almost as bad. Even if you still have your job, reading the…

In order of preference, these are the qualifications financial services employers want now

In order of preference, these are the qualifications financial services employers want now

If you’re about to lose your job and are worried about finding a new one, you may be tempted to seek additional qualifications. If so, the figures below…

A Q&A on how to transform yourself from an investment banker into an independent financial advisor

A Q&A on how to transform yourself from an investment banker into an independent financial advisor

With investment banking jobs seemingly disappearing by their thousands, you can be forgiven for thinking you’d like to move into a related industry and become an IFA. However,…

ELI LEDERMAN: The end of rewarding careers in finance? Not so fast

ELI LEDERMAN: The end of rewarding careers in finance? Not so fast

For a generation now, jobs in finance have topped the wish lists of young people at universities around the world. When word spread that financial firms would visit…

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