How to Get an Accounting Job at the Big Four

How to Get an Accounting Job at the Big Four

If you’re looking for a job right out of school, it’s slim pickings. The unemployment rate for recent graduates in the U.S. is hovering around 14%, nearly double…

How female bankers handle their househusbands: a user’s guide

How female bankers handle their househusbands: a user’s guide

If you're a woman and you want to combine working 70-hour weeks in a financial services job with raising a family, you will probably need one of two…

Stop sending out your toxic CV!

Stop sending out your toxic CV!

Next time you prepare to send out your CV in application for an exciting banking or financial services job, stop. Step back. Your CV may be doing you…

How to Get an Investment Banking Job at J.P. Morgan

How to Get an Investment Banking Job at J.P. Morgan

You’re just out of school and aiming to get a job at a top bank. Like most Wall Street operations, J.P. Morgan wants graduates with good grades, a…

Explaining why you’ve been out of work for months

Explaining why you’ve been out of work for months

Finding a new job on Wall Street or in the City is no easy task, particularly when you have been out of the workforce for months. Employers and…

A new secret tactic for succeeding in job applications and interviews

A new secret tactic for succeeding in job applications and interviews

First came the power pose. Now we have the power essay. If you want to succeed in either an interview or in an application for a job, it…

Confessions of a Recruiter: What Candidates Should Watch Out For

Confessions of a Recruiter: What Candidates Should Watch Out For

Confession: Before becoming a journalist and covering financial careers, I spent nearly four years as a recruiter. Generally speaking, most recruiters are moral and trustworthy. But everyone uses…

Six secret strategies for making recruiters call you back

Six secret strategies for making recruiters call you back

You've sent your résumé in application for a job, but you have had no response. You've called a recruiter to draw attention to your availability but you have been…

How not to lose your mind when you lose your job

How not to lose your mind when you lose your job

If you work in banking and you lose your job, you have reason to be afraid. Records at the UK Financial Services Authority show that 72% of people…

How to tell your wife — or husband — you got a bad bonus

How to tell your wife — or husband — you got a bad bonus

Most banks have announced their bonuses already, and so most bankers will have had the experience of divulging the size of their bonuses to their spouses. In some…

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