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…

JP Morgan – undergraduate intern case study

JP Morgan – undergraduate intern case study

&quotI've spent a little over 10 weeks with JP Morgan. Unusually, I switched between departments. Most of my time's been spent in the markets department, where I worked…

Business degrees remain top of students’ wish lists

Business degrees remain top of students’ wish lists

Employer criticism that graduates lack business awareness - &quotsoft&quot skills such as interpersonal communication, team-working and even commonsense - is answered by academics pointing to chang

ING Barings – undergraduate internships offered

ING Barings – undergraduate internships offered

Number of positions: 45 Number of applicants for internships: 2,500 Who can apply: Penultimate year students. Minimum academics: 24 UCAS points. How to apply: Online at www.ingbarings.com/careers. When&hel

Graduate programmes help to put banks ahead of the game

Graduate programmes help to put banks ahead of the game

On the one hand, potential high-fliers regard the offer of graduate training as a distinguishing factor among investment banks. But on the other, the enormous growth in graduate…

Employees urged to strike the right life/work balance

Employees urged to strike the right life/work balance

'We've looked at how people can be given the opportunity to step to the sideline and pursue a personal interest without feeling that their career will be derailed.…

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Disillusioned high-flyers exit fast lane

Disillusioned high-flyers exit fast lane

Philip Ells is one of a growing number of professionals seeking alternatives to the 'work, buy, consume, die' culture of the Square Mile. The commercial litigation specialist with…

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