Macquarie brings hiring hope to Japan

Macquarie brings hiring hope to Japan

Macquarie is breathing some life into a generally dormant Japanese financial recruitment market. The Aussie bank, which took on 100 new hires in the second half of last…

Is Aussie banking still a man’s world?

Is Aussie banking still a man’s world?

Are Aussie women failing to make their mark in banking because finance is still a man's world? A "blokey" or "boys' club" culture prevails in Australian firms, according…

Does the Old Lady need an economist or an ex-banker?

Does the Old Lady need an economist or an ex-banker?

The Financial Times says Alastair Darling and Mervyn King are at odds over who should be the next deputy governor of the Bank of England. Darling's said to…

Aussies aim for Asia as London loses its lustre

Aussies aim for Asia as London loses its lustre

Forget London - Australians are going to Asia to snap up middle and back-office jobs. There are plenty of opportunities across a wide range of functions, says Louise…

Risk specialists in short supply, says KPMG

Risk specialists in short supply, says KPMG

If you want a risk job at an Aussie bank, the advice is to get specialist. Generalists are no longer in vogue because Basel II implementation has largely…

FIG jobs fortified by financial mergers

FIG jobs fortified by financial mergers

The overall Asian M&A jobs market has cooled down, but financial sector mergers are generating work for financial institutions group (FIG) bankers with expertise in the sector. While…

Why do ‘old’ people work in the back office?

Why do ‘old’ people work in the back office?

Ok, early 40s isn't exactly an age at which you're likely be reaching for the Zimmer frame and the denture adhesive, but it's fairly antiquated when you consider…

Some gloom for M&A bankers but not all doom

Some gloom for M&A bankers but not all doom

There are mega deals in prospect such as BHP Billiton's bid for Rio Tinto, the Westpac and St George merger plus Xstrata's play for Indophil, yet it looks…

Westpac banks on big job losses

Westpac banks on big job losses

The AU$18.6bn merger plan announced this month between Westpac and St George looks destined to lead to big job cuts. Experts expect thousands of jobs to be axed…

Is the Aussie jobs market about to implode?

Is the Aussie jobs market about to implode?

There's panic on the streets of Sydney. Just when you thought your Aussie job was safe and sound, it seems the suffering may be spreading to these shores.…

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