U.S. and UK SRI funds set to hire in 2005

U.S. and UK SRI funds set to hire in 2005

To work in financial services you need to ditch your principles and think of the money - right? Not necessarily. It's possible to save the rainforest and still…

Bonus uncertainty teeters on fixed income losses

Bonus uncertainty teeters on fixed income losses

Wondering what your bonus will be this year? So is your boss. Nearly one third of banks are still uncertain about the level of bonuses to be paid…

U.S. Jobs’ Roundup: Key hires at Bear Stearns, Deutsche and Wachovia

U.S. Jobs’ Roundup: Key hires at Bear Stearns, Deutsche and Wachovia

Hiring was buoyant last week among investment banks and securities houses, large and small. Bear Stearns made three appointments as part of its plan to boost its public…

Day in the Life: Spoof Silicon Valley VC

Day in the Life: Spoof Silicon Valley VC

05:45 Alarm clock goes off. I pick up the Blackberry from the night-stand and fire off an email to portfolio company CEO to demonstrate "around-the-clock" vigilance. Then, I…

You’re fired! Cash in on your way out, Part 1

You’re fired! Cash in on your way out, Part 1

Sure, it hurts to be shown the door at a Goldman or Merrill, but this is no time to get emotional. Keep your wits about you to cut…

U.S. Jobs’ Roundup: French firms fill range of needs

U.S. Jobs’ Roundup: French firms fill range of needs

French-owned institutions led the pack in what was a busy hiring week across the U.S. BNP Paribas appointed John Sullivan as managing director in the syndication, trading &…

Watched at work? U bet UR on IM

Watched at work? U bet UR on IM

Instant messaging, once the best way to communicate sensitive information off the radar screen of your employer, is no longer a guaranteed private affair-despite the best efforts of…

To MBA or not is still the question

To MBA or not is still the question

Here, then, are some of the plusses when considering the case for an MBA: Experience in multiple disciplines, improved strategic focus and well-rounded skill set The personal satisfaction…

How to negotiate your next job on Wall Street

How to negotiate your next job on Wall Street

Depending on what kind of offer you're holding, hiring a lawyer may be your smartest move toward accepting - or even bettering - your package. At-Will vs Contract…

U.S. Jobs’ Roundup: Fidelity taps an equities shoulder

U.S. Jobs’ Roundup: Fidelity taps an equities shoulder

Much of the hiring action was in fund management last week, including the defection of Robert DiFazio, former global head of equities at Citigroup, from sellside to buyside.…

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