How to get your ideas heard in financial services

How to get your ideas heard in financial services

"I haven’t trained my students in the world of finance. I have stressed the importance of specific behavioral leadership skills necessary to move agendas."

“How I moved to private equity while holding down my 100-hour IBD job”

“How I moved to private equity while holding down my 100-hour IBD job”

The private equity recruitment process is brutal, but getting out of an IBD job for an intensive interview process is near impossible. 

The life lessons of Gary Cohn of Goldman Sachs

The life lessons of Gary Cohn of Goldman Sachs

Gary Cohn's apparent exit to the Trump administration is best understood as a trading decision rather than a career move.

The compliance hiring boom is not over. Here’s why

The compliance hiring boom is not over. Here’s why

Aggressive hiring will continue, providing a great opportunity for juniors with a business, accounting or law degree and industry knowledge.

Donald Trump means more upheaval for the asset management industry

Donald Trump means more upheaval for the asset management industry

The election of Donald Trump is likely to create further disarray across the wealth management and asset management industry. 

Five basic things women need to do if they want to progress in financial services

Five basic things women need to do if they want to progress in financial services

What do women in finance need to do to get ahead in a male-dominated industry?

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. 

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