Fees show shift to greater flexibility

Fees show shift to greater flexibility

This is no surprise. Falling prices are a feature of all brokerage services and headhunting is no different, says Shaun Springer of headhunter Napier Scott. He says that…

More rich, male bankers are on the way

More rich, male bankers are on the way

For the survey, 700 students at Oxford, Cambridge and London School of Economics nominated about 100 of their peers whom they regarded as most likely to succeed. A…

Napier Scott threatens online rivals over job ads

Napier Scott threatens online rivals over job ads

Shaun Springer, managing director, said he knew of at least two online sites where Napier Scott jobs appeared without authority. Springer said: 'Our reputation is at risk. We…

‘Emotional intelligence’ wins recognition in Europe

‘Emotional intelligence’ wins recognition in Europe

The concept of emotional intelligence EI (or EQ - emotional quotient) is a US import which highlights the role of emotions in people's work performance and relationship with…

Psychometric testing – alarmingly accurate

Psychometric testing – alarmingly accurate

Taken out of context, it's hard to see what these questions are getting at. But as part of a psychometric test - in this case the 430 questions…

Widening pay gap lures graduates to financial services firms

Widening pay gap lures graduates to financial services firms

&quotBanks focus on recruiting top talent and the salary differential between the City and elsewhere is much larger than it was previously. Electronics firms are going to have…

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…

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…

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

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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