Tag: Investment banking jobs

A third of jobs at Goldman, JPM and Barclays held by people who joined since 2011

A third of jobs at Goldman, JPM and Barclays held by people who joined since 2011

Jobs in investment banks are now long term? Right? Wrong. At Goldman, JPMorgan and Barclays, a high proportion of London staff are very recent recruits.

Nine key skills that will ensure finance recruiters call you

Nine key skills that will ensure finance recruiters call you

The theory is that the financial services job market is heating up. Recruiters are hiring people for expansionary reasons for the first time in three years, and optimism…

How to make it in M&A: Follow your passion and always have an eye on the next career move

How to make it in M&A: Follow your passion and always have an eye on the next career move

If you’re a student trying to break into a role in M&A in Europe, you’d have every reason to believe that prospects were a little bleak. Investment bankers…

“I’m an Italian entrepreneur. Here’s why I come to London to boost my business skills”

“I’m an Italian entrepreneur. Here’s why I come to London to boost my business skills”

I’m already a successful businessman, but every year I travel from Italy to London to boost my finance and leadership skills. This is why.

Traders are officially being ‘repriced.’ Investment bankers are back

Traders are officially being ‘repriced.’ Investment bankers are back

The pendulum has swung. The era of the fixed income trader is over. The investment banker with the bulging pipeline is back (baby). Fixed income trading businesses are…

The Three Secrets of Successful Banking Interviews

The Three Secrets of Successful Banking Interviews

If you want to get a job in an investment bank, you may think it behoves you to demonstrate your prowess with spreadsheets and your ability to charm…

GUEST COMMENT: Got an ACA? Want to move from audit to banking? Set your expectations low

GUEST COMMENT: Got an ACA? Want to move from audit to banking? Set your expectations low

If you’ve completed an ACA qualification, you will by necessity have combined your studies with a three year apprenticeship in practice-based audit. This being the case, you are…

GUEST COMMENT: The three things that investment banks look for in CVs now

GUEST COMMENT: The three things that investment banks look for in CVs now

Candidates often wonder what makes a CV attractive to an investment bank.  The answer will vary from one bank to another but here are some things that make…

GUEST COMMENT: Financial services recruiters are secretly hoping to elicit these three things from your cover letter

GUEST COMMENT: Financial services recruiters are secretly hoping to elicit these three things from your cover letter

When they’re advertising jobs online, not all recruiters will ask you to send a cover letter. Some will only request that you send a CV. However, once in…

AN EXPERIENCED CREDIT TRADER ANSWERS YOUR INTERNSHIP QUESTIONS: “I’m a 2nd year and seem to have been idle all summer. What can be done?”

AN EXPERIENCED CREDIT TRADER ANSWERS YOUR INTERNSHIP QUESTIONS: “I’m a 2nd year and seem to have been idle all summer. What can be done?”

THE QUESTION: I have finished my 2nd year exams at university and have spent this summer idle. My exams finished in May and I haven’t succeeded in getting…

You need a Plan B. These are your options

You need a Plan B. These are your options

If you're trying to find a new job in financial services, or think that you will soon be trying to find a new job in financial services, you can…

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