Stephen Schneider – executive mentor

Stephen Schneider – executive mentor

0830: I arrive in Mayfair. I travel by bus from my home in North London. It is a pleasant ride which takes me around the edge of Regent's…

Monster raises profits at TMP, while rival Heidrick posts losses

Monster raises profits at TMP, while rival Heidrick posts losses

Monster reported record traffic figures for the quarter. Fees and commissions at TMP's interactive division, which includes Monster, rose 38% from the year before. Headhunting was TMP's least…

Salary survey: Asset managers use innovative pay schemes

Salary survey: Asset managers use innovative pay schemes

Fund managers have been looking for alternative ways, such as bonuses or stock options, to reward employees and keep star players as the economic downturn has made cash…

Fund houses turn to innovative remuneration to retain star staff

Fund houses turn to innovative remuneration to retain star staff

Fund managers have been looking for alternative ways, such as bonuses or stock options, to reward employees and keep star players as the economic downturn has rendered cash…

Investment banking originators are in demand in Germany and France

Investment banking originators are in demand in Germany and France

Despite the demand, compensation in Germany remained markedly lower than in the UK, the report said. It added that this year bonus expectations at vice-president levels and above…

European equities staff still in demand

European equities staff still in demand

While many banks have been laying off European equities staff in large numbers this year, other banks have found reasons to keep hiring, according to a recruitment report…

Merrill Lynch employees ponder controversial redundancy offer

Merrill Lynch employees ponder controversial redundancy offer

This is not the first time that an investment bank has invited staff to resign en masse. Goldman Sachs, for example, implemented a similar and apparently successful voluntary…

Salary survey: Compliance officers command good salaries

Salary survey: Compliance officers command good salaries

Salaries of compliance officers in banks have held up well this year, with growing demand for money-laundering experts and staff with legal training, according to a survey by…

Rules for redundancies:

Rules for redundancies:

2. Do it in the afternoon, thereby preventing redundant employees from moaning about their fate with remaining staff. 3. Make sure that managerial discussions about redundancies take place…

Bank compliance officers command good salaries

Bank compliance officers command good salaries

Chris Hickey, manager of compliance recruitment, says the need for money-laundering specialists was prompted by a tighter regulatory environment being introduced by the Financial Services Authority on Dece

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