The investment banking recruitment process

The investment banking recruitment process

Here's our step by step guide to getting recruited by an investment bank, and making it through the application process. 

Safest £100k job in finance attracts 70 students per position

Safest £100k job in finance attracts 70 students per position

UK graduates are queuing to fill the safest six figure jobs in finance. 

Advice for students panicking about banking careers post-Brexit

Advice for students panicking about banking careers post-Brexit

You’ve spent years working towards your first job in an investment bank. You’ve beaten tens of thousands of other students to an internship. And now, this.What next?

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is expanding in this UK financial centre

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is expanding in this UK financial centre

Royal Bank of Scotland has some big plans to expand its office in Birmingham. 

Six things you need to know about investment banks’ training programmes

Six things you need to know about investment banks’ training programmes

So, you're about to start a training program in an investment bank? Here's how to handle that.

10 best Masters in Finance courses for careers in trading

10 best Masters in Finance courses for careers in trading

Which are the best Masters in Finance courses if you want a trading career? Try these 10, listed in order of effectiveness.

Yes, you can work in asset management if you went to a public university in the U.S.

Yes, you can work in asset management if you went to a public university in the U.S.

Rejected by the Ivy League? All is not lost, because plenty of U.S. public universities are excellent training grounds for the asset management industry. 

What’s the front office, the middle office and the back office in an investment bank? And does it matter?

What’s the front office, the middle office and the back office in an investment bank? And does it matter?

Do you really need to work in the front office of an investment bank? What if you're....in the back?

Banking vs. consulting. – McKinsey & Co. or  Goldman Sachs?

Banking vs. consulting. – McKinsey & Co. or Goldman Sachs?

In the battle of elite careers, it's banking vs. consulting. But which is really best? And ultimately, are they really that different?

“It’s far easier to get into the Big Four than an investment bank. And the people are nicer”

“It’s far easier to get into the Big Four than an investment bank. And the people are nicer”

Do you want to work for the Big Four, or do you want to work for an investment bank? The Big Four have some pretty big advantages. 

“I was a recruiter for Goldman Sachs. Here’s who they want to hire”

“I was a recruiter for Goldman Sachs. Here’s who they want to hire”

Who does Goldman Sachs really want to hire....? Not the brilliant finance candidates you might expect. 

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