Recruiters Aren’t All Bad—Here’s How to Find a Good One

Recruiters Aren’t All Bad—Here’s How to Find a Good One

I’ve read the comments on this site and others. I am well aware of what people say. I know recruitment consultants aren’t generally trusted. But in the interests of…

The Perfect Private Equity Resume

The Perfect Private Equity Resume

What should you have on your resume if you want a job in private equity? An equally valid question is what should you not have on your resume if you…

How to deal with negative interview questions designed to take you down

How to deal with negative interview questions designed to take you down

Some of the toughest questions that you face in interviews focus on negative traits or behaviors. But it’s important that you formulate your answers to them in a…

My road to a client-facing role: How I went from operations to enterprise banking

My road to a client-facing role: How I went from operations to enterprise banking

Editor's note: This Q&A was first posted on our Singapore site. Marcus Tan interned in two different departments – corporate communications, and operations and technology – at OCBC,…

What Steps Financial Advisors Should Take Before Severing Ties with Their Current Employer

What Steps Financial Advisors Should Take Before Severing Ties with Their Current Employer

Nearly half of financial advisors at big banks are thinking about severing ties with their employers over the next year and a half or so, as we’ve recently…

A Guide to Challenging Your Bonus

A Guide to Challenging Your Bonus

We all know this will not be a good year for bonuses. Predictions suggest bonus pools will be down 30 to 50 percent and that as many as 20…

Fearing a Layoff: Coping with the Stress

Fearing a Layoff: Coping with the Stress

Losing a job is incredibly stressful, and living under the threat of losing a job is almost as bad. Even if you still have your job, reading the…

7 Secrets of Savvy Networking in the Financial Markets

7 Secrets of Savvy Networking in the Financial Markets

In the land of job searching, networking is still king. Many modern technological resources have been developed and brought online in recent years to help job searchers, and…

Things to bear in mind if you happen to be updating your resume over Christmas

Things to bear in mind if you happen to be updating your resume over Christmas

It’s nearly Christmas. Needless to say, you may be thinking of using this valuable family time to update your resume. In the event that you are, we’ve asked…

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