Tag: Stress management

Drug-free methods to avoid banker burnout

Drug-free methods to avoid banker burnout

If it wasn’t pre-crisis, investment banking is now one of the most stressful careers on the planet. The hours are brutal, the expectations are lofty and there are…

How to be happy as an investment banker

How to be happy as an investment banker

If you work in investment banking, the chances are that you’re miserable. A succession of job cuts, a lack of career progression and smaller teams dealing with a…

GUEST COMMENT: How to spot and prevent mental illness and stress in the office

GUEST COMMENT: How to spot and prevent mental illness and stress in the office

A couple of months ago, eFinancialCareers reported on a webinar given by Goldman Sachs’ head of wellness Patrick Watt. Watt didn’t beat around the bush: mental health issues…

How I used my MBA as a springboard into my first Asian financial services job

How I used my MBA as a springboard into my first Asian financial services job

Canadian finance professional Stuart Mercier is fulfilling his ambition to live and work in Asia. And it’s all down to his MBA.

Lessons in stress mitigation from Jamie Dimon, David Cameron and Ken Clarke

Lessons in stress mitigation from Jamie Dimon, David Cameron and Ken Clarke

It is not good to be long term ill in investment banking. As we’d suspected, Ina Drew’s demise did indeed have its roots in her long absence in 2010.…

ADVICE FROM A CITY PSYCHOLOGIST: How to change your lifestyle at work if you want to reduce your stress

ADVICE FROM A CITY PSYCHOLOGIST: How to change your lifestyle at work if you want to reduce your stress

Stress management and psychological health should be treated in much the same way as you might check your car in for an MOT despite it running well at…