Career Crunch: Young bankers enjoy communal living, gob-smackingly offensive interview questions
What have you missed in the fast-moving world of financial services recruitment? Here are the top stories on eFinancialCareers from the past week.
The life of a young investment banker is not a lavish affair; it’s usually spent in flat shares with other bankers, fearful of shelling out too much money in case their job disappears.
Working for a smaller investment bank isn’t like being at a bulge bracket. The pace of life may be slower, but the hours are still long and it’s a competitive place to work. Your chocolate Labrador may also get lonely, according to this senior investment banker.
Where are the skills shortages currently? Look in the dusty archives of banks’ careers websites and you’ll find plentiful opportunities that they just can seem to fill.
Sexist, ageist or downright strange, these are genuine interview questions that financial services professionals have had to endure on their job search.
The financial services job market in the U.S. is supposedly on its way back, but it has a long way to go before it reaches pre-crisis highs again.
Investment banks’ asset management arms have been increasing headcount and pay, and independent fund houses are hiring for the front office again.
How to ensure that your CV stays top of financial services recruiters’ pile.
Investment bankers are miserable due to ongoing job cuts, pressure and a lack of career progression. Here are some techniques to improve your happiness.
Now is the time to work as investment banker with a bulging deal pipeline, not the trading floor where headcount and business levels are shrinking.
Which brave souls are forgoing bonus accrual and taking a new job at the tail end of the year?