Headhunters see caution as new bank watchword

Headhunters see caution as new bank watchword

Last year an entire middle tier of investment banks added bulk via mergers and aggressive recruitment, fuelled by ambition in a market that saw $3,495bn (€3,739bn) worth of…

Institutions try many new ploys to keep top staff

Institutions try many new ploys to keep top staff

This climate has prompted City of London banks and legal firms to make more of an effort to hang on to their staff - apart from simply offering…

Diversity no longer a burden as European firms vie for talent

Diversity no longer a burden as European firms vie for talent

But times have changed, particularly in Europe, where the raging war for talent, and a rapidly changing and mobile workforce, has made banks realise that diversity makes good…

Good pay makes Morgan Stanley a great place to work

Good pay makes Morgan Stanley a great place to work

This financial contentment was one of the factors which put the investment bank in ninth place on the Sunday Times list of the best companies to work for…

Millennials – a new generation

Millennials – a new generation

When it comes to establishing what type of employee you could be, employers may soon be looking to the period in which you were born. According to historians…

Goldman wins respect of staff

Goldman wins respect of staff

The offer of stock options to all staff, and strong respect for ethical business practices, weighed heavily in Goldman's favour. Some 97% of employees who responded said that…

Diversity issues emphasise importance of the individual

Diversity issues emphasise importance of the individual

Her job is to ensure that SSSB 'attracts and supports a diverse staff base', and a measure of the perceived importance of this task is Fisher's location on…

Rebranded banks look to IT stars

Rebranded banks look to IT stars

According to recruitment consultancy Robert Walters, banks' upbeat re-branding and offers to retrain in new programmes are likely to help attract IT stars disillusioned with dot-coms. 'Banks are…

Developing the new breed of all-round professionals

Developing the new breed of all-round professionals

Gerry Cameron, TMP Worldwide's head of private banking in New York, says that this is a trend set to continue: 'The wealth management industry is going to grow…

High hopes and dressing down at the job fair

High hopes and dressing down at the job fair

It was the trait employers were trying to detect at the all-day autumn Graduate Select Finance Fair organised by the University of London Career Service at the London…

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