Interims suffer a fall in demand

Interims suffer a fall in demand

In recent years, interim management has found itself preaching largely to the converted. The number of inquiries to the Interim Management Association (IMA) from banking, finance and insurance…

Preparation is the way to success in the interview

Preparation is the way to success in the interview

Given the inadequacy of my answers, it was fortunate that this was not a bona fide job interview. The interviewer was Carol Pritchard, a consultant at Penna Meridian,…

Headhunters call for regulation to weed out malpractice

Headhunters call for regulation to weed out malpractice

Earlier that day the bank had also received numerous phone calls from a woman who refused to leave a contact number. With the help of the police, the…

CIFT financial training firm offers online courses

CIFT financial training firm offers online courses

The firm already provides face-to-face financial training for clients such as Merrill Lynch, WestLB, Morgan Stanley and ABN Amro, training staff from graduate entry level up to senior…

Korn/Ferry’s revenues slump, more cost-cutting ahead

Korn/Ferry’s revenues slump, more cost-cutting ahead

Paul Reilly, Korn/Ferry chairman and CEO, said: &quotThis brings to a close one of the most difficult quarters in the history of the executive recruitment market.&quot Reilly said…

Betty Buyside:  A clever phone call gets results from the sellside

Betty Buyside: A clever phone call gets results from the sellside

Bad news and good news. The bad news is that, despite all our efforts, Anthony Academic and I are still not expecting a child. This is only slightly…

Salary survey: Compliance professionals prove  their  worth

Salary survey: Compliance professionals prove their worth

The earnings of compliance professionals in the UK have risen strongly in the past two years but look set to stabilise in 2002, the search firm PSD Group…

Robert Walters profit falls, looks for cost savings

Robert Walters profit falls, looks for cost savings

Net fee income, however, edged upwards to 65.2m, from 63.5m in 2000. Robert Walters, the firm's founder and CEO, said its permanent business had suffered from headcount freezes…

University finance societies give students an edge in the  job market

University finance societies give students an edge in the job market

In a tough employment market, many students are joining university finance and trading societies in order to learn more about banking and improve their chances of landing a…

Colleges report surge of applicants for MSc courses

Colleges report surge of applicants for MSc courses

Some of the biggest increases have been at London-based institutions. Keith Cuthbertson, director of the MSc course in finance at Imperial College, said applications have risen more than…

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