How to get a commodities trading job at BP

When you think of BP jobs, you probably don't think of commodities trading. However, the oil company has a big trading arm. Here's how to get in there.

These are the people losing their jobs from Barclays investment bank now

Which Barclays jobs are most at risk as the investment bank flounders and restructurers? Are they really all in the FICC business?

What life is really like for a rookie Wall Street trader

For an in depth look at the life of a first-year trader, we Wall Street trader-turned-standup-comedian Raj Mahal.

Asset managers bemoan the investment banker ‘invasion’

Investment bankers are moving into asset management, upsetting the existing employees and imposing the sell-side culture on the buy-side.

Morning Coffee: Is JPMorgan letting go of the wrong people? How Goldman Sachs’ head of recruitment keeps his ‘edge’

JPMorgan is making layoffs. But it's not cutting high-cost salespeople and traders who haven't got much to do. And is meditation a route into Goldman Sachs?

The expanding Aussie bank now boosting its hiring in Hong Kong and Singapore

ANZ has been expanding in Asia since 2008, but this year it is hiring in Hong Kong and Singapore with renewed vigour and targeting staff from larger rivals.

The 70 private equity firms most likely to pay you carried interest

A breakdown of the most consistently performing private equity companies.

Intern diary: I asked for a letter of recommendation and was told to write it myself

The first thing you will learn during banking internships is that busy managers will get you to do the grunt work yourself.

Meet the tool that may actually improve the work-life of junior bankers

But there now may be a new hope on the horizon for junior bankers – one that doesn’t rely on lukewarm promises but on efficiency.

Lloyd Blankfein says you must be humble and neurotic to work at Goldman Sachs

Are Goldman Sachs jobs for bold, brash, corporate combatants? Or are they for neurotic, bearded-types who worry about the limits of their own knowledge. Try the second. Lloyd…

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