Oppenheimer to Double its European Investment Banking Staff

Oppenheimer to Double its European Investment Banking Staff

Investment banking jobs in Europe are hard to come by, particularly at big banks that are hamstrung by new regulations and strict capital requirements. The fact is: many…

China IPO freeze puts equities jobs at banks on ice as pay falls

China IPO freeze puts equities jobs at banks on ice as pay falls

If you want a new job in equity capital markets, don't come to China, even if you speak Mandarin. A regulatory freeze on initial public offerings in the…

Financial services headcount down 30% in London…2% in Frankfurt?

Financial services headcount down 30% in London…2% in Frankfurt?

A new study suggests that Frankfurt has come through the financial crisis in far better shape than London. Since 2008 banking headcount in the German financial centre has…

Late Lunchtime Links: 600 new financial services jobs here, 58 new investment banking jobs there

Late Lunchtime Links: 600 new financial services jobs here, 58 new investment banking jobs there

Two financial services organisations have revealed hiring plans today. One is Blackrock, the asset management firm. The other is Oppenheimer, the US financial services company. Unfortunately, Blackrock's h

Ten words that should never appear on a banking CV

Ten words that should never appear on a banking CV

You're applying for jobs in financial services and you're trying to assemble the perfect resume. The definition of perfection will vary depending upon the job you're applying to: the…

Don’t ‘Lean In’ Too Far, Warns Former Lehman CFO

Don’t ‘Lean In’ Too Far, Warns Former Lehman CFO

In her new book, “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead,” Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is looking to empower other women to break through the glass…

Rise of the elite risk professional, while non-elite risk managers have bonuses cut 90%

Rise of the elite risk professional, while non-elite risk managers have bonuses cut 90%

The world of compensation in risk management at investment banks is diverging into the haves and the have nots. This year's eFinancialCareers salary survey, which covered more than…

Millennium Hiring Bankers, Desks Still Available for Graduates

Millennium Hiring Bankers, Desks Still Available for Graduates

Tip: Millennium Hiring Bankers Millennium Capital Partners, the New York-based hedge fund, has been doing a lot of hiring in London. Interestingly, it has also been pulling people…

HSBC is firing technologists, but also hiring

HSBC is firing technologists, but also hiring

HSBC may be about to decimate its headcount in offshore technology locations, but this could ultimately mean more jobs for IT professionals in more developed financial centres. The…

Late Lunchtime Links: The silent massacre at Credit Suisse. A bank is hiring 100 people

Late Lunchtime Links: The silent massacre at Credit Suisse. A bank is hiring 100 people

Everyone knows that UBS is making redundancies. The Swiss bank has very publicly stated its intention of cutting 10,000 people over the next three years - mostly from…

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