A selection of things to familiarise yourself with before interviewing at Blackstone

A selection of things to familiarise yourself with before interviewing at Blackstone

Earlier this morning we brought you the long Goldman Sachs reading list for people who want to work for the firm so badly they're prepared to devote years…

This is the required reading if you want to truly impress an interviewer at Goldman Sachs

This is the required reading if you want to truly impress an interviewer at Goldman Sachs

Last year, Goldman Sachs produced an incredibly detailed reading list written by current and former Goldmanites on all the books that an aspiring Goldman Sachs employee should think…

Investec continues to recruit aggressively, might even transfer businesses to SA

Investec continues to recruit aggressively, might even transfer businesses to SA

South African banks are not in happy place at the moment, bracing themselves for a difficult year of low credit demand and high impairments and trying to cut…

Barclays and StanChart looking for African talent

Barclays and StanChart looking for African talent

Africa is calling. As economic growth, foreign investments and trade links continue to grow, banks - both local and international - keep expanding and recruiting. The stumbling block…

At which point does it become a bad move to work for Goldman Sachs?

At which point does it become a bad move to work for Goldman Sachs?

If you're alert to the media, you will be aware that Goldman Sachs is not getting a good press. First, there was a recent article blaming it for…

Standard Bank’s executives pay the price but new entrants get big packages

Standard Bank’s executives pay the price but new entrants get big packages

Spare a thought for Jacko Maree. The embattled CEO of Standard Bank has had to deal with falling earnings, missed targets and a furious backlash over the bank's…

Jardine Lloyd Thompson is hiring in South Africa

Jardine Lloyd Thompson is hiring in South Africa

Yet another global group sees Africa as a great opportunity and has chosen Johannesburg as the ideal base from which to implement its continental growth strategy. Jardine Lloyd…

Barclays relocating Dubai-based staff to South Africa

Barclays relocating Dubai-based staff to South Africa

Barclays Africa headquarters in Dubai is disbanding and staff are being given an ultimatum: redundancy or relocate within Barclays, ideally to the new HQ in Johannesburg, South Africa.…

Have children, move to Switzerland

Have children, move to Switzerland

Switzerland is emerging as the location of choice for financiers with infants. Pre-procreation, London is the place to be. Post-procreation, it's Switzerland. "I used to live in London…

Bank bonuses cut in South Africa

Bank bonuses cut in South Africa

The reporting season is over for South Africa's big banks and two main trends have emerged: bonuses have generally been cut, even if salaries have increased to compensate;…

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