Morning Coffee: 46 year-old banker’s viral lament for wasted life. Where to get hired in banking now

A 46 year-old banker has written a dirge for his wasted life in finance while his family grew away from him. Private banks are hiring.

Wall Street or Silicon Valley? Which is best for a technologist?

Do you want to work on Wall Street or in Silicon Valley? These are the points you need to evaluate whilst making your decision.

Morning Coffee: Why Pimco pays. 260,000 people applied for Goldman jobs so far this year

What makes Pimco careers so lucrative? And how high is the competition for a job at Goldman Sachs really?

Morning Coffee: UBS buying out M&A bankers? Morgan Stanley hiking pay? Downside to Goldman partnership

It is a day of unexpected events. Firstly, UBS – which was said to be paying 30% to 50% below market rates to hire senior M&A bankers this…

Upset as FX traders anticipating bonuses now face pay destitution

A few weeks ago, FX traders in London were daring to hope. Yes, the prospect of fines related to FX fixing loomed, but thanks to September’s increased volatility…

Morning Coffee: 26 year-old quit Goldman Sachs after bosses funded his start-up. Banker fired after 30 years

Work for Goldman Sachs in your early 20s and get your business funded. And are 'experienced' employees really less likely to make mistakes?

Morning Coffee: BofA trading head leaving before bonuses. Bad news for Barclays’ traders

Why leave banking this close to bonuses? And Barclays' optimism about its trading business may have been misplaced.

Recruiters say British bankers are lazy and monolingual

Given the option, U.S. investment banks in London would rather pass on native British hires. Continental Europeans are their recruits of choice. “Britons are a dying breed in…

Morning Coffee: How to leave Deutsche Bank in style. Not coping at Goldman Sachs

How can you quit banking for an exciting new job without burning your bridges? Robert Rankin shows the moves. And is a job at Goldman Sachs worth the hassle?

Brevan Howard and BlueCrest – hedge funds and staff ‘churn’

Top hedge funds pay well, but jobs there can be short lived. Do you really want to join Brevan Howard or BlueCrest when you might be out within a year?

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