“Why I made VP aged 28 and you might not”

“Why I made VP aged 28 and you might not”

It was 1999 when I started out as an analyst in an investment bank. It was 2007 when I became a VP. Here's how I survived. 

“I wasted my 20s chasing jobs in finance”

“I wasted my 20s chasing jobs in finance”

Maybe life's a lot nicer if you work elsewhere?

How you can get a job in compliance on Wall Street

How you can get a job in compliance on Wall Street

This is a great time to be in compliance, with many financial services firms hiring. So how do you get your foot in the door and land a job in compliance?

Why investment banks are hiring 20-somethings with this qualification, rather than 30-something MBAs

Why investment banks are hiring 20-somethings with this qualification, rather than 30-something MBAs

Why spend nearly $100k on an MBA when this qualification gives you a better chance of getting into an investment bank? 

“Lessons I’ve learned from working the brutal night shift at Lazard”

“Lessons I’ve learned from working the brutal night shift at Lazard”

I'm a creative type who at times felt like a fish out of water amid the cherry-paneled conference rooms and Bloomberg terminals of Lazard's New York office. 

Why hedge funds don’t have a clue about how to use their quants, AI experts and data scientists

Why hedge funds don’t have a clue about how to use their quants, AI experts and data scientists

Never mind the battle for talent, most hedge funds have no idea about how to set up their quant teams. 

Someone junior pinched your Wall Street job. Here’s what to do about it

Someone junior pinched your Wall Street job. Here’s what to do about it

You've been forced out by a 27 year-old. Don't take it too badly.

How I ranked top of the BAML analyst class by using my brain

How I ranked top of the BAML analyst class by using my brain

"There's a reason banks hire their juniors from top schools." 

How to get through risk management interviews successfully

How to get through risk management interviews successfully

Here are some tips for preparing for risk management interviews and putting your best foot forward in front of recruiters, hiring managers and HR execs.

The absolutely perfect resume for private equity

The absolutely perfect resume for private equity

Private equity firms are more likely to reject your CV than invite you to an interview. How can you stand out from the crowd?

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