How mentors give you a leg up in Asian banking

The growing emphasis on hiring locals for management roles in Asia is putting pressure on banks to mentor home-grown talent and groom graduates for leadership roles to reduce…

‘Tragedy of wasted minds’ as young quietly crave becoming bankers

It seemed to mark the end of an era. Last week’s research from YouGov suggesting that only 2% of British university students now want to be bankers suggested…

Amazing graduate careers advice from Lloyd Blankfein at Goldman Sachs

Lloyd Blankfein isn’t just chief executive of Goldman Sachs, he’s also a very sagacious person. In an interview with CNBC, Blankfein revealed himself to be well read and perceptively…

What Barclays’ new analyst class says about breaking into investment banking

Investment banking may have lost some of its lustre for students, but it’s still an incredibly attractive industry for many.  Any graduate hoping to secure a place needs…

Nearly half of junior M&A bankers at top banks quit within three years

Working as a junior M&A banker in a big investment bank can make you very good money, but it may well be at the expense of both your…

Goldman Sachs offering scholarships to disadvantaged students

Goldman Sachs is offering scholarships to disadvantaged students. In the year to June 30th 2012, Goldman Sachs Gives (UK), the British charitable arm of the US bank, donated  £575k…

Ten routes into banking jobs when you’ve failed first time

A lot of university students still want to be investment bankers despite the degree of banking bashing around the world. But with banks retrenching from student hiring, not many…

11 financial services firms that are STILL recruiting graduates this year

Most banks completed their graduate recruitment for 2013 at the tail end of last year, so anyone who hasn’t got a place yet has severely limited options. However,…

Where to study if you want a job at Brevan Howard

Hedge fund Brevan Howard has long seemed partial to people who’ve studied at Imperial College London. Last year the firm hired Luca Masiero, an Imperial graduate and former HSBC…

2,000 new fund management jobs coming to London: not only for elite grads

Thirteen of the City of London’s biggest fund managers have started a new initiative that aims to create over 2,000 jobs a year for graduates from a diverse…

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