GUEST COMMENT: How to leave your investment banking job properly

GUEST COMMENT: How to leave your investment banking job properly

These days I’ve been running into more people in finance than usual who absolutely hate almost every aspect of their jobs. Whether it’s sheer boredom from the work,…

Partner at Goldman Sachs reaches out with almost completely fatuous career advice

Partner at Goldman Sachs reaches out with almost completely fatuous career advice

Ever wondered what it takes to get to the top at Goldman Sachs? The careers advice of Pete Lyon, a Harvard MBA graduate, partner and member of the…

Lunchtime Links: Is HEC Paris really Europe’s best business school?

Lunchtime Links: Is HEC Paris really Europe’s best business school?

The Financial Times issued its ranking of European business schools this week. Based on the ‘quality and quantity’ of its MBA courses, HEC in Paris came top. If…

GUEST COMMENT: Why you should send your CV to me, an external recruiter, instead of to banks’ own recruiters in-house

GUEST COMMENT: Why you should send your CV to me, an external recruiter, instead of to banks’ own recruiters in-house

Recently, a candidate asked me if I feared competition from in-house recruiters. Although it was tempting to make all the standard jibes about in-house recruiters being agents who didn't…

How to avoid freaking out if you lose your job: a step-by-step guide

How to avoid freaking out if you lose your job: a step-by-step guide

Losing your job is not an easy, nor a pleasant experience, but nor need it be a completely debilitating one. People lose their jobs all the time, they…

If you want to move to Singapore, try an internal transfer

If you want to move to Singapore, try an internal transfer

As banks in Singapore clamp down on costs, they are carrying out less external recruitment of overseas-based candidates. The best route into the city state these days is…

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