Tag: Bank

Daily Dispatches – Unexpected rise in Singapore’s Q1 GDP

Singapore's first quarter GDP rose unexpectedly in the first three months of 2013, beating government predictions of a contraction in growth over the period. Better than expected conditions…

Daily Dispatches – steep trade deficit rise in Japan

Japan's trade deficit rose sharply in April, compared to the same time last year, soaring 70% to $8.58 billion. The is the tenth consecutive increase in the deficit,…

How to Stay Employable While You’re Unemployed

As a rule of thumb, you have six months. It’s excusable to be out of the market for 120 working days. Beyond that, things will start getting awkward…

Nobody Likes a Know-It-All

It’s a given. When you show up for the interview, it’s important to show your knowledge of the market, but more specifically, you need to have firsthand knowledge…

Subtly Stroking an Investment Banker’s Ego Could Get You a New Job

It’s a sad truth almost universally acknowledged that unless you have a perfect resume which is a perfect fit for a job, you’d be an idiot to send…

Networked Out: What to Do When Unemployed Friends Keep Hitting You Up

If you happen to be a laid off banking or investment banking professional, odds are that you aren’t the only one looking for a well-connected contact in the…

There’s nothing like the passion of a first year investment banking intern

I’ve just completed a spring week internship at a leading investment bank. When I arrived, I wanted to see what the life of an investment banker was really…

Be the first to volunteer and the last to complain: Tips for managing a career in financial services

Even in the current age of crisis, the financial industry remains an attractive proposition for many graduates. Whether it’s the investment banker lifestyle, the thrill of taking on…

The dangers of being ubiquitous and four other job-hunting essentials for experienced bankers

Senior bankers, SVPs and above haven’t been exempt from layoffs at the various banks over the last few months. If you’re a seasoned professional on the prowl for…

Put your questions to the EMEA head of graduate recruitment at Deutsche Bank

Faye Woodhead, head of graduate recruitment for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) ex-Germany at Deutsche Bank, has agreed to respond to some of your questions on…

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