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When “gravitas” is code for “a man’s job”

When “gravitas” is code for “a man’s job”

There is no opposition to Janet Yellen rising from Vice Chairman of the United States Federal Reserve Board to Chairman. Nobody claims she is unqualified. Nobody claims that…

Picky Hedge Funds Scour Campuses for Graduates

Picky Hedge Funds Scour Campuses for Graduates

Hedge funds' popularity with graduates is on the up, as the allure of investment banking starts to fade. However, while the large banks hire thousands of graduates every…

Weekly Minute: French Banks Eyeing U.S. Talent, Compliance Hiring to Spike

Weekly Minute: French Banks Eyeing U.S. Talent, Compliance Hiring to Spike

Here are the main job opportunities from the last week. Tip: Eight Hedge Funds Most Likely to Hire While most hedge funds have toiled through a generally difficult…

From Azerbaijan to LBS to McKinsey: how my Masters in Finance “fast tracked” my career

From Azerbaijan to LBS to McKinsey: how my Masters in Finance “fast tracked” my career

This time last year, Laman Valizada landed a job at one of the world’s top consultancies. This Masters in Finance got her there.

Morning Coffee: Are Hedge Funds Becoming Endangered?

Morning Coffee: Are Hedge Funds Becoming Endangered?

If it seems like a hedge fund closes every day, they don’t. They’re actually closing at a much faster rate than that. More than 400 individual hedge funds…

Eight Hedge Funds Most Likely to Hire

Eight Hedge Funds Most Likely to Hire

Hedge funds may not have grown much overall this year, with assets under management declining by $11.5 billion in October, but some firms are still attracting healthy inflows…

People News: Moves at USAA, Goldman, MSSB, Ameriprise and the SEC

People News: Moves at USAA, Goldman, MSSB, Ameriprise and the SEC

Goldman co-head of global mergers and acquisitions, Yoel Zaoui, is leaving. [WSJ] Vanguard fund manager Howard Schow died at 84. [Bloomberg] USAA hired Keith Sloane, former head of the…