Hybrid securities and hiring growth: Guest comment

Hybrid securities and hiring growth: Guest comment

Steve Sahara is Managing Director, Global Head of Hybrid Capital Structuring, Calyon. Here he outlines the potential as he sees it for the market and for those looking…

Tossed out after agreeing to stay: Ask the Expert

Tossed out after agreeing to stay: Ask the Expert

Q. Five months ago, I turned down a better job offer after my manager begged me to stay on and promised to "take care of my career". A…

Do I have to give my bonus back? Ask the Expert

Do I have to give my bonus back? Ask the Expert

Q. My new employer insists that if I resign within three months of receiving my bonus, I have to give it back. I think this is unfair -…

Relationship manager bottleneck worldwide in 2006: Guest comment

Relationship manager bottleneck worldwide in 2006: Guest comment

Recent announcements of recruitment ambitions across the globe at major private banks should ring alarm bells to the industry instead of New Year's bells to headhunters. For wealth…

Start of 2006 raises ethics questions

Start of 2006 raises ethics questions

Barely a fortnight into 2006 and three tremors have already shaken the banking world (see links below for relevant articles). While banks have strict ethical codes in place…

From liquidation to stockbroking: Ask the Expert

From liquidation to stockbroking: Ask the Expert

Q. If you have been a director of a company that has gone into liquidation is it still possible to become a financial advisor and stockbroker? I know…

Jumping into headhunting: Ask the Expert

Jumping into headhunting: Ask the Expert

Q: I was recently made redundant from a junior fund management position. I am 31 with several internships under my belt and a good degree. I now have…

Going up, going down: our forecasts for jobs in 2006

Going up, going down: our forecasts for jobs in 2006

Where will the jobs appear (and disappear) in the financial services industry in 2006? After peering into our crystal balls, here are a few suggestions. Going up: ·…

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