10 reasons banking jobs might not be so great after all

10 reasons banking jobs might not be so great after all

Are banks trading on past glories?

“I’ve secured a 2017 investment banking job on Wall Street: this is how”

“I’ve secured a 2017 investment banking job on Wall Street: this is how”

To get your foot in the door at an investment bank, you need to hit the ground running as a college student, building your network right away.

Come up with the perfect murder. And other methods for impressing Guy Hands

Come up with the perfect murder. And other methods for impressing Guy Hands

Guy Hands wants you to come up with the perfect murder, off the hoof and other methods for impressing the private equity CEO who dislikes academics. 

I moved to Hong Kong and landed my first job in finance. This MBA got me there

I moved to Hong Kong and landed my first job in finance. This MBA got me there

How did Singaporean Jasmine Chua get her first job in Hong Kong financial services? It was all about doing the right MBA.

Nine ways for bankers to survive the layoffs of 2017

Nine ways for bankers to survive the layoffs of 2017

Here's how to avoid the chopping block when your firm makes job cuts – or at least position yourself to land on your feet if you are made redundant.

How to handle harsh colleagues when you work in banking

How to handle harsh colleagues when you work in banking

Confront the bully and stand up for yourself with positive feedback. Instead of outright complaining, use productive language when stating your case.

How to avoid blowing your banking pay and get out by the age of 45 (or thereabouts)

How to avoid blowing your banking pay and get out by the age of 45 (or thereabouts)

Ten years ago, young people in banking expected to work a 15-year stint. Now, you'll be working double that if you're not careful - assuming you last.

Why you want to work in banking, irrespective of the downsides

Why you want to work in banking, irrespective of the downsides

Not sure if you want to be an investment banker? Here are some reasons why you should strongly consider it even though the work/life balance isn't great.

Exit options for investment banking sales staff as cuts take hold

Exit options for investment banking sales staff as cuts take hold

Some investment banking salespeople seek advancement within traditional career paths at investment banks; others get burnt out and consider other options.

What to ask in an interview at Deutsche Bank, by J.P. Morgan

What to ask in an interview at Deutsche Bank, by J.P. Morgan

Deutsche Bank has lifted its hiring freeze. If you're interviewing there, J.P. Morgan suggests you might want to clear up these issues first. 

Why you should keep applying for finance jobs, even when you’re rejected

Why you should keep applying for finance jobs, even when you’re rejected

You apply for one finance job. Two, three, four, five. Hundreds - maybe even thousands.  You don't succeed. Should you give up? No.

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