Moving from the back office to the front office in investment banking: what it takes now

Moving from the back office to the front office in investment banking: what it takes now

Banks want to see commitment from their back office employees, not a desire to move into the front office. But is it still possible? Yes, follow these steps.

Why I left my banking job in London to start a small hotel in China

Why I left my banking job in London to start a small hotel in China

This Chinese banker used to work in London for almost ten years, but has given up banking and is running a boutique hotel in Yunnan.

The dark art of networking your way into Goldman Sachs

The dark art of networking your way into Goldman Sachs

You have an MBA and you want to work for Goldman Sachs. Here's how to network your way in, safely.

Nine excellent excuses to justify your job hopping between banks

Nine excellent excuses to justify your job hopping between banks

There are a few reasons for job hopping that recruiters and hiring mangers still consider to be reasonable. Here’s our pick

How to quit your investment banking job gracefully

How to quit your investment banking job gracefully

You want to quit your investment banking job, but you definitely should not burn your bridges.

How to become a top ranked analyst in an investment bank

How to become a top ranked analyst in an investment bank

How do you become a top ranked analyst in your first, second or third year of investment banking? Like this, say those who've been there.

The best industry for swapping into banking mid-career

The best industry for swapping into banking mid-career

You want to work in banking. But you're not a university student or MBA graduate. Here's another route in.

Banking vs. consulting. – McKinsey & Co. or  Goldman Sachs?

Banking vs. consulting. – McKinsey & Co. or Goldman Sachs?

In the battle of elite careers, it's banking vs. consulting. But which is really best? And ultimately, are they really that different?

“Too far from the food court” and nine other awful excuses for job hopping in Singapore and Hong Kong

“Too far from the food court” and nine other awful excuses for job hopping in Singapore and Hong Kong

If you’ve changed roles a tad too often of late, avoid mentioning any of these reasons to justify your job hopping to recruiters.

“I applied for 2,000 jobs before getting directly into private equity”

“I applied for 2,000 jobs before getting directly into private equity”

So you want to work in private equity (PE) straight out of university? You'll be lucky. The traditional route into private equity involves doing your time at a…

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