From Lagos to Luanda: private equity’s next big job market is Africa

From Lagos to Luanda: private equity’s next big job market is Africa

When Mark Mobius talks, markets listen, and Templeton Asset Management’s executive chairman has tapped private equity in Africa as the route to the continent’s economic growth. The septuagenarian say

Indonesia’s laws mean few jobs for foreign finance workers

Indonesia’s laws mean few jobs for foreign finance workers

The World Bank last week took Indonesia's 2013 growth forecast down a notch for the second time this year. But the economy is still set to expand 5.9%…

Try before you buy – how to get a contract job in Asia

Try before you buy – how to get a contract job in Asia

If you want to secure a foothold in the Asian market, one of the best ways is to start in a contract position, with this market growing rapidly…

These Three Wall Street Jobs May Be at Risk

These Three Wall Street Jobs May Be at Risk

While the Federal Reserve continues to send mixed signals about when exactly it will begin tapering its monthly purchases of Treasury and mortgage bonds, one thing is clear:…

Have a brain – and a heart? Impact investors want you

Have a brain – and a heart? Impact investors want you

Impact or “profit with purpose” investment is a rapidly growing niche in private equity that derives returns from investing in companies that deliver a social benefit to needy…

The unexpectedly high-paying roles in financial services

The unexpectedly high-paying roles in financial services

Occupying a high-paying finance role no longer means trying to be the next swashbuckling bond trader like John H. Gutfreund who catapulted to fame in 1985 as the…

A short guide to preparing a banking body for the beach

A short guide to preparing a banking body for the beach

Are you beach-ready? Maybe not. According to Bret Easton Ellis's famous portrait of a psychotic financial services professional, Wall Street is populated by 'hard bodies' obsessed with their…

Banged up abroad – don’t forget the loo roll

Banged up abroad – don’t forget the loo roll

The six-day detention of a US businessman by Chinese employees at a medical supplies factory has bought risk mitigation back into the spotlight, but the good news is…

PwC to Hire 2,500 Consultants in the Next Year. Here’s What You Need to Get the Job

PwC to Hire 2,500 Consultants in the Next Year. Here’s What You Need to Get the Job

PricewaterhouseCoopers plans to make roughly 2,500 full-time professional and intern hires within its advisory business during its 2014 fiscal year, set to begin on July 1, the firm…

Perfecting your CV for finance jobs in China

Perfecting your CV for finance jobs in China

China's banking industry is dealing with some interesting challenges, but it remains a huge market for finance professionals, given its extensive and pervasive reach both domestically, and increasingly,&he

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