Same role, lower salary: There’s a reason some finance jobs pay more than others

Same role, lower salary: There’s a reason some finance jobs pay more than others

Pay more attention to the realities of the current job market and less to a particular job title's salary estimates when formulating comp expectations.

When management consultants struggle to keep staff after a merger and when they don’t

When management consultants struggle to keep staff after a merger and when they don’t

2015 was a bumper year for management consulting M&A activity, and the deals had a varying impact in terms of employees who quit or were laid off.

Three networking mistakes that even experienced bankers make

Three networking mistakes that even experienced bankers make

Financial services professionals should avoid these mistakes when networking. 

“Investment banking has been slowly dying since 2008. Pay has to shrink”

“Investment banking has been slowly dying since 2008. Pay has to shrink”

Investment banking has slowly been deflating since the financial crisis hit. Pay is still excessive and this has to change. 

“Why I left J.P. Morgan Asset Management for a tech startup”

“Why I left J.P. Morgan Asset Management for a tech startup”

Leaving a big bank for a tech startup can be nerve-wracking, and it is a risky move, but it can ultimately be liberating. 

Six ways to handle an annoying coworker

Six ways to handle an annoying coworker

An annoying coworker may get on your nerves, but the situation can grow in magnitude. If it’s bad enough, it can make you miserable. 

How Brexit has affected hedge fund hiring in the U.S.

How Brexit has affected hedge fund hiring in the U.S.

Hedge funds continue to hire at high volumes even after Brexit, but there’s a clear shift towards certain types of strategies. 

Why finance professionals should take a vacation, and not feel guilty

Why finance professionals should take a vacation, and not feel guilty

The pace of work in the finance and accounting industries can be all-consuming, which makes taking a vacation essential if you want to avoid burnout. 

Why banks just can’t get enough data scientists

Why banks just can’t get enough data scientists

It's a good time to be a data scientist on Wall Street, as big data analysis transforms the industry and reinvents practically every facet of banking.

“I’m a Bulgarian banker in London with a top-notch U.S. education. Brexit and Trump are ruining my prospects”

“I’m a Bulgarian banker in London with a top-notch U.S. education. Brexit and Trump are ruining my prospects”

As an EU citizen educated in the U.S. who works at a financial services firm in London, Brexit has had a profound effect on my planned career path.

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