Five stress coping mechanisms to become a zen-like investment banker

Five stress coping mechanisms to become a zen-like investment banker

Investment banking is not for the faint-hearted, but rather it’s a sector that seems almost designed to create stress. Tight deadlines, aggressive targets and a competitive working environment…

Only sycophants get promoted to the top jobs in investment banks

Only sycophants get promoted to the top jobs in investment banks

I was a VP for six years. Every time, I saw team players overlooked for the people who spent their time playing the boss.

What to do now if you want a new job when your bonus lands

What to do now if you want a new job when your bonus lands

Here five things you should be doing now to boost your career development and position yourself to successfully land a new job by early next year.

Willis Towers Watson is hiring in the UK. Here’s what it’s like working there

Willis Towers Watson is hiring in the UK. Here’s what it’s like working there

Willis Towers Watson is hiring for this innovative and expanding UK-based team.

Should you quit, or wait to be fired?

Should you quit, or wait to be fired?

Your bank is cutting headcount; should you wait to be fired or leap before the ax falls?

Why Macquarie’s MiFID men are going it alone

Why Macquarie’s MiFID men are going it alone

Why the men behind Macquarie's research revolution have moved on. 

This is why some junior bankers make MD and most don’t

This is why some junior bankers make MD and most don’t

There are two types of investment banking analyst. One makes it to MD.

“I was an outsider who made MD at Citigroup before quitting for fintech. This is how to survive in banking now”

“I was an outsider who made MD at Citigroup before quitting for fintech. This is how to survive in banking now”

I have always had a different view of investment banking, even after working there for 13 years. This is what I think it takes to survive now. 

14 ways investment banking analysts screw up in their first weeks on the job

14 ways investment banking analysts screw up in their first weeks on the job

Investment banking analysts have just started their new jobs. It could go wrong

Why this ex-Lehman, Bear Stearns MD escaped big bank bureaucracy for a fintech start-up

Why this ex-Lehman, Bear Stearns MD escaped big bank bureaucracy for a fintech start-up

Louis Nees saw it all during his time working on Wall Street, jumping from one legendary-yet-doomed investment bank to another before ending up in fintech.

How you are sabotaging your banking career

How you are sabotaging your banking career

You're doing something wrong in your banking career. You just don't know it.

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