Tag: career progression

The new thing: Going back to your ex-employer for more money and a promotion

The new thing: Going back to your ex-employer for more money and a promotion

Feel stuck or undervalued in your current employer? Simply leave on good terms, and then return a couple of years later, having gained valuable experience elsewhere, on more…

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…

Seven golden rules for an epic investment banking career at one firm

Seven golden rules for an epic investment banking career at one firm

There’s a popular perception in investment banking that to keep earning and keep learning you need to move jobs every five years or so. Staying put is stagnating,…

What you need to know about your future finance job in Singapore

What you need to know about your future finance job in Singapore

The skills you need to survive and thrive in Singapore banking and finance are changing rapidly. Here's how to get your career ready for the future.

Eight golden rules of networking to help your career over the next decade

Eight golden rules of networking to help your career over the next decade

Networking is essential to progress your career and the methods by which you need to connect with clients, colleagues and competitors are changing.

Seven areas where you should want to work in the Middle East financial sector now

Seven areas where you should want to work in the Middle East financial sector now

The financial services job market in the Middle East is looking decidedly more upbeat than the last five years so far in 2014, but all sectors are not…

Hedge fund managers: 70 hours a week and loving it

Hedge fund managers: 70 hours a week and loving it

If you happen to work in investment banking and don’t put in at least 90 hours a week, you’re not even in the game. Bankers understand this, and…

Six essential rules to follow when demonstrating a sense of humour in finance

Six essential rules to follow when demonstrating a sense of humour in finance

Never let it be said that you have to be dull to be an investment banker. Despite endless hours spent in front of spreadsheets and, until recently, a…

Work for free, do 60+ hours a week, and other expert tips for success in hedge funds, private equity and investment banking

Work for free, do 60+ hours a week, and other expert tips for success in hedge funds, private equity and investment banking

Hedge funds and private equity are still sexy, while the lustre of investment banking has faded for students looking to break into finance. But like any object of…

Europe is still a beacon for investment bankers

Europe is still a beacon for investment bankers

If you work in investment banking in Europe, next year supposedly heralds the arrival of yet more turmoil. Deutsche Bank analysts are predicting 6,000 more job cuts in…

The art of being a good banker, and a good person

The art of being a good banker, and a good person

If, when presented with a morally dubious scenario, you ask how you might appear to do the right thing, rather than genuinely taking the more ethical track, the…

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