How to keep your finance job despite everything

Working in financial services can be hard work. There are the sadistic clients, the relentless travel, the early mornings, the late nights, the falling away of non-financial services…

Red Flags and opportunities: What to look out for while choosing an MBA internship

You’re halfway through your MBA and are on the lookout for a financial internship. How do you decide where to look? And, if you’re lucky enough to get…

Banks draft in generalist interns to help manage the workload

Rotation programmes for interns and graduate employees have become popular again in Australian banks since the global financial crisis, with the four major domestic retail institutions offering exposure&he

Eight skills that will get you hired in the Middle East financial sector today

A strange thing is happening to financial services headhunters and recruiters in the Middle East; for the first time in five years, clients are actively inviting them into…

How to become a top global macro trader

The life of a macro trader is, in theory, one of the wildest rides in the financial sector. While most trading roles stick to relatively rigid rules or…

How one woman escaped banking to make jam, and then came back

After a 13 year career in financial services, Deidre Critchley, senior banking services manager at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, decided to quit the City and start a…

The six trickiest interview questions and how to answer them

While banking and finance interviews are typically littered with technical industry questions, it’s the more generic inquiries that tend to trip people up. “What didn’t you like about…

How to become a venture capitalist, or to set up a company that venture capitalists will invest in

If you want to become seriously rich in these technology-driven times, venture capital (VC) may be the place to do it. Look at Jim Breyer of Accel Partners,…

Morning Coffee: How to have the perfect career at JPMorgan. Citi’s method of mind control for junior bankers

Klaus Diederichs, the 58-year old M&A banker whom it emerged yesterday is retiring from JPMorgan, had the sort of epic banking career that everyone might want to aspire to.…

Morning Coffee: How to get a technology job at Goldman, cash bonuses at Morgan Stanley, regulatory hiring at Citi

Want to work in technology for Goldman Sachs? Now is probably the time. In yesterday’s conference call to accompany the firm’s fourth quarter results, CFO Harvey Schwartz said…

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