Tag: career path

The new reality of getting promoted in an investment banking job

The new reality of getting promoted in an investment banking job

Investment banks have vastly changed their operating models, the types of people they hire and how they hand out promotions.

Why investment banks and hedge funds are still getting graduate recruitment wrong

Why investment banks and hedge funds are still getting graduate recruitment wrong

Investment banks and hedge funds miss out on a lot of graduate talent by focusing purely on academics, the top universities and the right mix of extra-curricular activities.

Morning Coffee: Fare-dodging fund manager unlikely to work in finance again, Goldman’s new challenge to Bloomberg IM

Morning Coffee: Fare-dodging fund manager unlikely to work in finance again, Goldman’s new challenge to Bloomberg IM

The notorious fare-dodging fund manager has been unmasked, fired and is unlikely to find a new job.

“Working flexibly won’t hinder your career at ANZ in Asia,” say senior staff

“Working flexibly won’t hinder your career at ANZ in Asia,” say senior staff

“At ANZ, working flexibly won’t hinder your career and you won’t be seen as lacking ambition.”

Eight methods for reinventing your financial services career

Eight methods for reinventing your financial services career

Financial services professionals are finding it difficult to reinvent themselves if they are in an exposed area, but some career switches are available.

Credit Suisse’s head of covered bonds is happy to go it alone

Credit Suisse’s head of covered bonds is happy to go it alone

Richard Kemmish, the former head of covered bond origination at Credit Suisse, was rare among senior investment bankers in that he had a Twitter account and used it…

Senior Barclays repo trader signs up to Millennium hedge fund spin-off

Senior Barclays repo trader signs up to Millennium hedge fund spin-off

Sarah Hodges (nee Daulby), a senior repo trader who spent over ten years at Barclays, has joined Symmetry Investments, one of the most hotly-tipped Asian hedge fund launches…

Investment bankers writing novels about murdering investment bankers

Investment bankers writing novels about murdering investment bankers

Investment bankers turning their hand to fiction have invariably stuck to what they know and set their stories within the financial sector. However, in a bid to bolster…

From hedge fund trader, to David Beckham’s rival, to interior design

From hedge fund trader, to David Beckham’s rival, to interior design

Until 2012, Alessandro Butini was Chris Hohn’s right-hand man at the Children’s Investment Fund Management as a partner and senior trader generating ideas and “trading colours” for the…

Investment banking tech guru quits and starts own firm

Investment banking tech guru quits and starts own firm

Kirat Singh the man behind JPMorgan's Athena programme and Bank of America's Quartz platform has quit investment banking to start his own firm.

Thinking of quitting? Here’s how your employer should convince you to stay

Thinking of quitting? Here’s how your employer should convince you to stay

Congratulations, you’ve been offered a new job! Now comes the dilemma. If you’re a valuable employee (which, of course, you are), then your current employer will look to…

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