Intern diary: My boss told me to call every bank I was vaguely interested in working for

Intern diary: My boss told me to call every bank I was vaguely interested in working for

In the final installment of the diary of a wealth management intern, some invaluable career advice is given.

JPMorgan trading in the Maserati for a trusty Buick?

JPMorgan trading in the Maserati for a trusty Buick?

Prestige used to matter a lot in banking – and it still does, to a certain degree – but not as much as it used to. The most recent example is news that J.P. Morgan is considering dumping its Park Avenue headquarters for some more modest digs.

The 11 most desirable skills in financial services now

The 11 most desirable skills in financial services now

These are the skill-sets that recruiters searching for banking and finance talent are looking for in 2014.

Why investment banks and hedge funds are still getting graduate recruitment wrong

Why investment banks and hedge funds are still getting graduate recruitment wrong

Investment banks and hedge funds miss out on a lot of graduate talent by focusing purely on academics, the top universities and the right mix of extra-curricular activities.

Morning Coffee: Earning $1m as an investment banker is now too much of a long shot

Morning Coffee: Earning $1m as an investment banker is now too much of a long shot

Investment bankers are working as hard as ever and the prospect of riches is ever more distant. No wonder there's a retention problem.

Yes, you can move out of a back office finance job in Asia

Yes, you can move out of a back office finance job in Asia

Want to move out of a back office job in the finance sector into a more interesting role? We reveal your best options for making a career change.

Pimco, Evercore, Citi’s growth plans taking shape

Pimco, Evercore, Citi’s growth plans taking shape

In the latest hiring roundup, Pimco and Evercore's growth plans taking action, KKR embraces a new challenge and compliance hiring peaks, again.

How to convince your boss you deserve that promotion

How to convince your boss you deserve that promotion

Discussing career progression and promotion with your boss isn’t easy – the potential pitfalls are plentiful. Here's how to get it right.

The hottest finance jobs outside of the front office

The hottest finance jobs outside of the front office

The number of finance jobs in London during July is the highest for over 12 months. Here's where financial services firms are hiring.

Morning Coffee: Investment bank breaks keen young student in weeks, $900m hedge fund trader wants to work again

Morning Coffee: Investment bank breaks keen young student in weeks, $900m hedge fund trader wants to work again

The effect of working in investment banking for a few weeks has been toxic for this year's intern class.

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