It’s reporting season for investment banks, with Credit Suisse the latest firm to unveil its Q2 results. We also cover career dilemmas for bankers created thanks to the EU bonus cap and where the hiring is in the second part of 2014. Take a moment to catch up with the top stories on eFinancialCareers over the past week.
After a week of positive results from US investment banks, Credit Suisse dampened the parade. Here’s what you need to know about pay and hiring.
Banker’s dilemma: “I haven’t had a pay rise for 4 years and my only alternative job offer won’t pay the mortgage”
The new complex pay system of performance related ‘allowances’ over fixed salary simply won’t pay the bills.
What’s hit for the final six months of the year?
A ‘high-heeled bond’ and other slip-ups that surprisingly didn’t scupper candidates’ chances of securing the job.
As Deutsche Bank winds down its commodities business, two managing directors have headed for the door.
The Executive Grapevine rankings of the best headhunters in the business are out.
You will only be living here if you’ve really made it.
HSBC is emerging as an attractive destination for some very big-hitters.
Associates fresh out of business school collide with comparatively grizzled analysts with years of investment banking experience.
Recruiters usually do everything they can to convince candidates the move is right so they can receive their commission, but in Asia they’re taking the dual role of career consultants.
The summer lull is a myth – at least in terms of vacancies – and the competition is diminished.
Investment banking is a cyclical business, but in which divisions in which banks is there the least volatility?