Guest comment: Avoid being sold down the river

Guest comment: Avoid being sold down the river

Be wary of job offers that offer too much. Andrew Pullman, a former head of financial markets HR at Dresdner Kleinwort, explores why a new job could leave…

Editor’s take: Hanging on for a hefty fee

Editor’s take: Hanging on for a hefty fee

Ian Brown, editor-in-chief of eFinancialCareers, bites on the lucrative world of buybacks. Good people leave bad managers, not bad firms. So the saying goes, but as always, throwing…

Editor’s take: Time to insure your bonus

Editor’s take: Time to insure your bonus

Sarah Butcher, editor of eFinancialCareers, on why now may be a good time to go for that guarantee. Constitutional affairs minister Harriett Harman has disparaged City bonuses for…

Guest comment: City needs linguists

Guest comment: City needs linguists

Heidi Collins, manager of the financial services division of specialist multi-lingual recruiter Euro London Appointments on why it helps to speak in many tongues. If you're an overseas…

Editor’s take:  Bonus culture in Scare City

Editor’s take: Bonus culture in Scare City

Ian Brown, editor-in-chief of eFinancialCareers, sinks his teeth into the primitive urges which mean bonuses are never quite meaty enough. Hands up if you work in the City…

How to land a job in hedge fund IT: Q&A

How to land a job in hedge fund IT: Q&A

Hedge funds are spending more money on IT systems, but jobs in the sector are still few and far between. Lisa Jobson, director at recruitment firm Harvey Nash,…

Guest comment: Banks look beyond own borders

Guest comment: Banks look beyond own borders

Are you an IT professional who wants to break into investment banking? Rory Ferguson, head of IT recruitment at JM Selection, says the skills and experience pendulum could…

Bonus payout outlook: Guest comment

Bonus payout outlook: Guest comment

Too early to start thinking about your coming bonus? James Lloyd-Townshend, managing director at recruiter Hays Banking, thinks not. Here's his take on what you should expect. High-flying…

Guest comment: How to get your talent managed

Guest comment: How to get your talent managed

Cindy Mahoney is head of talent management at outplacement and consulting firm Fairplace. She offers her advice on how to get picked for a talent management programme. Talent…

Hiring Q&A: Citigroup’s private bank

Hiring Q&A: Citigroup’s private bank

Citigroup is building up its private banking presence in the UK. We asked Charlotte Kramer, head of human resources for global wealth management in Europe, just how many…

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