A simple graph illustrating why it is that your sales or trading job will be safe at JPMorgan

A simple graph illustrating why it is that your sales or trading job will be safe at JPMorgan

It's not that JPMorgan doesn't make redundancies. In Q1, it let 292 people go from its investment bank. However, JPMorgan seems less prone to big headcount cuts than…

Meet the man with the 20 job offers

Meet the man with the 20 job offers

If you’re trying and failing to attract a single job offer, it may interest you to know that someone has had 20. The Independent reports that Andrew Osborne…

Forget investment banking league tables, this shows places like Goldman Sachs are doing less well than they seem

Forget investment banking league tables, this shows places like Goldman Sachs are doing less well than they seem

League tables for the first quarter of 2012 are out. The usual suspects are at the top of the pile: Goldman Sachs was top in completed M&A globally, JP…

Eight ways in which the Europe Union would like to curtail investment banking pay more heavily, soon

Eight ways in which the Europe Union would like to curtail investment banking pay more heavily, soon

Despite the fact that the European Union already has the most punitive investment banking pay restrictions in the world, machinations are afoot in the European Parliament to make…

Everything you need to know about JPMorgan’s chief investment office and becoming Bruno Iksil

Everything you need to know about JPMorgan’s chief investment office and becoming Bruno Iksil

On the off-chance that you spent the whole of Easter holed-up in Dartmoor without internet access and have no knowledge of Bruno Iksil, let us fill you briefly…

So far, the majority of Nordea’s wholesale banking cuts have hit Russia

So far, the majority of Nordea’s wholesale banking cuts have hit Russia

Nordea is still implementing around 2,000 job cuts and, as we've pointed out previously, is relying on voluntary redundancy and natural attrition. So far, its investment bank has…

GUEST COMMENT: At what point does it make more sense to fire one notoriously difficult VP instead of burning out multiple junior M&A bankers?

GUEST COMMENT: At what point does it make more sense to fire one notoriously difficult VP instead of burning out multiple junior M&A bankers?

When I worked in M&A, there were two topics that persistently occupied my junior colleague and me during the brief period from 19:15 to 19:35, whilst we quickly…

Bonuses at UBS will depend on cost/income targets being met; RBS WILL be cutting in rates

Bonuses at UBS will depend on cost/income targets being met; RBS WILL be cutting in rates

Last week was the week of the Morgan Stanley European Financial Services Conference. Financial News sent a journalist along. That journalist came away with the impression that things…

Q&A: JPMorgan’s head of global alumni relations explains why JPMorgan would like to hire its alums, or people recommended by them

Q&A: JPMorgan’s head of global alumni relations explains why JPMorgan would like to hire its alums, or people recommended by them

Having visited JPMorgan's website and observed the prominence being given to its alumni portal, we asked Catherine Coluzzi, executive director and head of global alumni relations at the bank…

Sorry, but you are about to be displaced by a machine

Sorry, but you are about to be displaced by a machine

Now is not the time to be working as a flow fixed income trader. However, now – as we noted last week – is the time to be…

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