Tag: salary

Asia’s private banks search globally for staff as competition intensifies

Asia’s private banks search globally for staff as competition intensifies

Only a few months ago, recruiters were adamant that to get a job in private banking in Asia, candidates had to speak Mandarin or Cantonese, and they needed…

Barclays goes for blatantly obvious method of boosting pay under the bonus cap

Barclays goes for blatantly obvious method of boosting pay under the bonus cap

January 2014 is drawing closer. A lot of banks still need to work out the best response to the coming EU bonus cap, which will ban them from…

Diary of an IBD intern: Senior bankers are the least politically correct

Diary of an IBD intern: Senior bankers are the least politically correct

I’ve been looking forward to week four for a while. Why? Pay day. As superficial as it may sound, it’s the primary reason anybody works in a bank.…

“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.”

A detailed breakdown of the salaries being paid to investment banking technologists right now

A detailed breakdown of the salaries being paid to investment banking technologists right now

If you’re a technologist working in an investment bank currently, you’re in the relatively privileged position of being in demand (to an extent). After a where hiring freezes…

An idea of the salary and bonuses technologists should expect at a hedge fund

An idea of the salary and bonuses technologists should expect at a hedge fund

The selling points for a technologist working for a hedge fund are many – a less hierarchical working environment, IT that is more closely aligned to the business…

Guest Comment: Why it’s important to talk in numbers, not percentages. This and other tips for negotiating comp with a new employer

Guest Comment: Why it’s important to talk in numbers, not percentages. This and other tips for negotiating comp with a new employer

You saw a position advertised, you were curious, you investigated, they met you, you like each other and now it’s getting serious. HR or the recruiter flat-out asks…