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How to get into an investment bank from a non-target school

How to get into an investment bank from a non-target school

Banks like to hire students from a narrow band of target schools.  If you're at a non-target school you can still get in, but you'll need to fight for it.

Lunchtime Links: As banks rethink their global aspirations, even Brazilian jobs are unsafe

Lunchtime Links: As banks rethink their global aspirations, even Brazilian jobs are unsafe

Banks are seriously curtailing their activities in the Middle East. As we've mentioned on our Gulf site, both Citigroup and Deutsche have both pulled senior ECM staff out…

Scared to Take a Summer Vacation? You’re Not the Only One!

Scared to Take a Summer Vacation? You’re Not the Only One!

The lazy, hazy and crazy days of summer used to be a time for Wall Streeters to collectively kick up their heels and sip a margarita on the…

“Working flexibly won’t hinder your career at ANZ in Asia,” say senior staff

“Working flexibly won’t hinder your career at ANZ in Asia,” say senior staff

“At ANZ, working flexibly won’t hinder your career and you won’t be seen as lacking ambition.”

BNP Paribas’ success in FICC shows the virtues of joining a bank that DOESN’T necessarily pay that well

BNP Paribas’ success in FICC shows the virtues of joining a bank that DOESN’T necessarily pay that well

BNP did some big hiring in fixed income in 2010: it recruited 400 people globally in total. It wasn't the only one hoovering up staff. UBS hired 420…

When will all the regulatory-driven tech recruitment kick-off?

When will all the regulatory-driven tech recruitment kick-off?

For anyone working in financial technology, the key issue for this year is how - and indeed when - the anticipated recruitment spree around regulatory requirements will come…

Technologists refusing to trust bonus promises of hedge funds

Technologists refusing to trust bonus promises of hedge funds

Have the pay rises enjoyed by investment banking technologists over the last year gone to their heads? It would appear so. Recruiters attempting to lure IT professionals from…

Money not the main motivator for techies moving to hedge funds

Money not the main motivator for techies moving to hedge funds

With hefty salaries, guaranteed bonuses and the offer of equity on the table, it seems that any self-respecting investment banking techie would be foolhardy not to make the…

Laid Off? Five Tips For Getting Back into the Game

Laid Off? Five Tips For Getting Back into the Game

With the worst of the economic decline apparently behind us, those who lost their positions to layoffs in 2008 and 2009 are hitting the job market with renewed…

Lunchtime Links: “I can promise you that everyone is looking at volumes very nervously”

Lunchtime Links: “I can promise you that everyone is looking at volumes very nervously”

A little bit more gloom to match this delightful British summer's day, courtesy of the Financial Times, which suggests paranoia over job security has returned to banks' trading…

Guest Comment: why banks need to revamp their employer brands

Guest Comment: why banks need to revamp their employer brands

You may recall witnessing the panic throughout Wall Street from your televisions at home. Or you may even have felt the excruciating pain of the financial crisis first…

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