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."

Would you pass the Goldman Sachs personality test?

Would you pass the Goldman Sachs personality test?

Are you Goldman material? If you answer these (brief) questions, all will be revealed. 

OppenheimerFunds: Demise of active management exaggerated, and we’re hiring

OppenheimerFunds: Demise of active management exaggerated, and we’re hiring

The head of talent acquisition at OppenheimerFunds reveals why and who he continues to hire despite headwinds for the actively managed fund industry.

This is where you’ll find the most brutal banking interviews

This is where you’ll find the most brutal banking interviews

Forget banks. The harshest IBD interviewers are hiding here. 

How to make it through private equity interviews and get the job

How to make it through private equity interviews and get the job

Private equity interviews are intense and competitive, how can you make it through and ensure you're the one person from 300 applications that gets the job?

These are the skills asset managers are looking for now

These are the skills asset managers are looking for now

Asset management recruitment is changing. A CFA Society New York panel revealed what it means for your short-term job search and long-term career.

Seven things to do now to get a new job on Wall Street in 2018

Seven things to do now to get a new job on Wall Street in 2018

Start planning your strategy now if you want to land a good Wall Street job next year after you get your bonus.

Right now, human traders have the edge over quants and algos

Right now, human traders have the edge over quants and algos

E-trading platforms powered by AI are in ascendance, causing firms to employ fewer human traders. Now's a good time for the latter to strike back.

With this attitude, your banking career will go far

With this attitude, your banking career will go far

You're a warrior. Honestly.

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