Four unconventional techniques for getting a portfolio management job

Four unconventional techniques for getting a portfolio management job

Here are the three best things anyone who wants to manage money or work as a buy-side investment analyst should do.

Banking vs. consulting. – Which is really best now?

Banking vs. consulting. – Which is really best now?

Bankers are more intelligent. Consultants have more fun. Discuss. 

KKR’s ex-head of private credit: Don’t go into private equity for the glamour

KKR’s ex-head of private credit: Don’t go into private equity for the glamour

Erik Falk went from Credit Suisse First Boston to Deutsche Bank to KKR and now alternative investment firm Magnetar Capital. 

“I was an Olympic athlete, now I help execute ANZ’s strategy across Asia” 

“I was an Olympic athlete, now I help execute ANZ’s strategy across Asia” 

Carli Renzi combined her senior banking career at ANZ with competing in the Olympics. Here's how she did it.

A tough message for young bankers: You’re just cannon fodder

A tough message for young bankers: You’re just cannon fodder

You're probably history. You just don't know it yet. 

Why investment bankers cry in the work washrooms

Why investment bankers cry in the work washrooms

Bankers are criers. During my time in banking I saw tears all the time.

Six Wall Street jobs that are best for extroverts, five that are better for introverts

Six Wall Street jobs that are best for extroverts, five that are better for introverts

How do you decide what Wall Street jobs to consider if you’re currently working in an area that’s a bad fit for your personality type?

How to get your first job on Wall Street

How to get your first job on Wall Street

Do you want a job on Wall Street even though you're still a student or a recent graduate? Here's how to get your foot in the door at an investment bank.

Wall Street pay negotiations are changing. This is what you need to know

Wall Street pay negotiations are changing. This is what you need to know

A law about to go into effect in New York prevents headhunters from asking about your salary history. What does it mean for Wall Street pay negotiations?

I left Goldman Sachs for a three-man start-up in 2003. It was the right decision

I left Goldman Sachs for a three-man start-up in 2003. It was the right decision

Mark Traudt was an equity derivatives trading IT development VP at Goldman Sachs before leaving banking to become a fintech CTO.

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."

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