Sector: Sales & Marketing

Nomura hires poet as new head of origination for Russia

What can you do if you harbour a desire to become a poet, but don’t want to live a stereotypical life of angst and poverty? Try joining an…

Target-culture takes hold at Bank of America’s struggling equities business

Things are not going totally well for Bank of America in equities sales and trading. In the first nine months of this year, revenues there fell 18% year-over-year…

With Goldman ending its 2-year analyst contracts will new investment banking recruits have to work harder than ever to prove themselves?

It's all over. Until now, graduates who joined Goldman Sachs' analyst program did so on a fixed term two year contract. In 2013, says the Wall Street Journal,…

Tips from a Senior KPMG Exec on How to Survive in Financial Services

Klaus Woeste is KPMG's head of people and change advisory for the financial services sector at the firm and is busy advising financial services firms on how to…

Career Case Study: Sales, Trading and Research

Michelle Yuan, Analyst, Asia-ex Japan cash equity sales, J.P.Morgan, Hong Kong Michelle graduated from Columbia University, New York in 2011 with a BA in Economics. She interned at…

Thursday’s Headlines: B-Schools Highlight Surge in Sales Jobs

Salesmen get a bad rap—at worst, the stereotype is dishonest and pushy. At best, they’re corny. But that seems to be changing, as the demand for sales professionals…

Business Schools See the Power of PR, Add it to MBA Programs

The Public Relations Society of America, the world’s largest organization of communications professionals, has teamed up with five business colleges to pilot a course that will teach MBA…

Will the JOBS Act Create Any Jobs in the Hedge Fund Industry?

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, which is better known as the JOBS Act, is expected to create thousands of jobs and some of them, say industry insiders,…

New survey finds the fixed income sector is the best place to be for bonuses this year

New projections call for moderate 2012 bonus increases across all financial services sectors, with fixed income showing some of the largest potential incentive-pay gains—as much as 25 percent…

Nomura Expands Equities Distribution in the Americas

Nomura is making good on its commitment to increase staff in the U.S. The global investment bank announced today the expansion of its equities distribution platform with the…

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