Why a Masters in Finance will help you land a banking job

Why a Masters in Finance will help you land a banking job

Forget an MBA, forget a CFA. A Masters in Finance (MiF) course is what you need for a banking job now, says the ex-Lehman banker running the course at HEC.

The qualifications you need to make it in investment banking now

The qualifications you need to make it in investment banking now

What qualifications do new analysts in investment banking come equipped with now? And how does this compare to the other ranks?

How investment banks fell out of love with MBAs

How investment banks fell out of love with MBAs

MBA students have fallen out of love with investment banks and the feeling is mutual.

This is where the talent shortages are on Wall Street

This is where the talent shortages are on Wall Street

There are certain areas where Wall Street banks are looking to add headcount but perceive a talent shortage in the marketplace. 

CFA, MBA, ACA, ACCA or CIMA – which will get you a job that pays?

CFA, MBA, ACA, ACCA or CIMA – which will get you a job that pays?

These are the best qualifications for getting a well paid job in finance now.

The accounting jobs in financial services with the biggest pay raises in the U.S.

The accounting jobs in financial services with the biggest pay raises in the U.S.

Many who avoid the ax are likely to see a modest boost in their compensation next year, with juniors actually seeing slightly larger increases.

Algo developers now accountable if their trading strategies go awry

Algo developers now accountable if their trading strategies go awry

Algo traders now need to pass a Finra exam to be compliant. These means they have to take responsibility for their strategies – personally. 

The new exam you’ll soon need to take to sell securities on Wall Street

The new exam you’ll soon need to take to sell securities on Wall Street

A new exam – Finra's SIE  – can open the door to people looking to demonstrate their interest in the securities business to potential employers.

Nine reasons you can’t get a job on Wall Street

Nine reasons you can’t get a job on Wall Street

Are you trying to get a job on Wall Street? In the current cost-cutting climate, especially among large investment banks, it's a frustrating experience.

Julia programming language: this is the new skill hedge funds are asking for

Julia programming language: this is the new skill hedge funds are asking for

The Julia programming language should be on your radar to expand your job options as electronic trading takes over & the industry becomes more tech-centric.

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