Company: Société Générale

Six finance firms with growth strategies in the Middle East

Six finance firms with growth strategies in the Middle East

Not all international financial services firms are talking up expansion in the Middle East, so it's worth looking at those firms that are likely to be hiring in 2015.

How to get an entry level job in sales and trading

How to get an entry level job in sales and trading

Want to secure an entry level job in investment banks' sales and trading divisions? This is what you need to know.

How senior analysts are escaping the equity research bloodbath

How senior analysts are escaping the equity research bloodbath

Investment banks equity researchers are going it alone to escape the ongoing prospect of redundancy and, they hope, discover a more interesting career.

“I returned to my bank after parental leave and was offered a promotion”

“I returned to my bank after parental leave and was offered a promotion”

Soraya Alali, a general manager at CommBank, explains why women working in finance shouldn’t see flexible working as a barrier to being promoted.

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…

Behold the European bank poaching top talent from rivals in Asia

Behold the European bank poaching top talent from rivals in Asia

If you’re job hunting in Asia, Societe Generale should be on your radar across a number of banking Functions – from fixed-income to trade finance.

Whisky zut alors! Jérôme Kerviel’s boss now runs a distillery

Whisky zut alors! Jérôme Kerviel’s boss now runs a distillery

Eric Cordelle quit investment banking to start a French-style whiskey distillery at a time when the market is going down.

Lehman’s multi-million dollar investment banker is dedicating his life to art (sort of)

Lehman’s multi-million dollar investment banker is dedicating his life to art (sort of)

Benoit Savoret is an investment banking rainmaker in the old school mould. As COO at Lehman Brothers in 2008, he famously negotiated a $16.2m guaranteed bonus three days…

Four banks that are recruiting in Asia and what this means for the job market

Four banks that are recruiting in Asia and what this means for the job market

Here’s a roundup of banks that are recruiting in Asia and what their recruitment says about the state of the banking job market in Asia.

Morning Coffee: £100m dealmaker admits to sleeping rough in City doorway. Expansionary SocGen’s FICC failings.

Morning Coffee: £100m dealmaker admits to sleeping rough in City doorway. Expansionary SocGen’s FICC failings.

SocGen wants to hire for its fixed income currencies and commodities (FICC) business. Maybe that's just as well, because the French bank's FICC business is having a few issues…

Daily Dispatches – Australia’s stockmarket listings surge

Daily Dispatches – Australia’s stockmarket listings surge

Things are hotting up in Sydney, and it's not just the weather. The Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) is enjoying a surge in listing applications, according to Bloomberg, with IPOs announced…

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