Why investment banks reject you, even with top grades

Why investment banks reject you, even with top grades

Academically, you're amazing, but banks still don't like you. Why?

A Hong Kong bankers’ guide to landing a big promotion (and keeping it)

A Hong Kong bankers’ guide to landing a big promotion (and keeping it)

Landing a promotion in the cutthroat world of Hong Kong banking is tough…making a success of your new job is even tougher.

100 top banking interview questions and how to answer them

100 top banking interview questions and how to answer them

Want to make sure you're prepared for your banking interview? Here's our most comprehensive list of questions EVER.

Everything you need to know about pre-employment background checks

Everything you need to know about pre-employment background checks

Financial services firms are more stringent than nearly every other private-sector industry when it comes to pre-employment background checks.

Wall Street pay negotiations are changing. This is what you need to know

Wall Street pay negotiations are changing. This is what you need to know

A law about to go into effect in New York prevents headhunters from asking about your salary history. What does it mean for Wall Street pay negotiations?

Eight ways to avoid catastrophe when you meet recruiters in Singapore and Hong Kong

Eight ways to avoid catastrophe when you meet recruiters in Singapore and Hong Kong

Finance recruiters in Asia want to trip you up when they meet you. Here's how to turn the tables.

Eight deadly sins to avoid when creating a banking cover letter

Eight deadly sins to avoid when creating a banking cover letter

In your cover letter, there are catastrophic errors and then there are smaller mistakes, but even those will dash your hopes of landing an interview.

I left Goldman Sachs for a three-man start-up in 2003. It was the right decision

I left Goldman Sachs for a three-man start-up in 2003. It was the right decision

Mark Traudt was an equity derivatives trading IT development VP at Goldman Sachs before leaving banking to become a fintech CTO.

Why a hard-science PhD is the best qualification for quants

Why a hard-science PhD is the best qualification for quants

The CIO of quantitative hedge fund Taaffeite Capital Management reveals what makes a successful PhD student and quant PM or algorithmic trader.

Why senior bankers won’t help you out. How to change their minds

Why senior bankers won’t help you out. How to change their minds

 "I would meet my first mentor for cigars and scotch after work about once a month."

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