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…

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…

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…

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…

Students dream of sharing riches

Students dream of sharing riches

The survey of more than 800 college and university students around the world, including UK participants, was conducted by Ernst & Young. Only 25% of students think they…

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…

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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