Career Crunch: Where front office hiring is happening; the new über-committed finance professional
What have you missed in the fast-moving world of financial services recruitment? Here’s a round-up of the top stories on eFinancialCareers during the past week.
The front office banking jobs that will be huge in 2014
Front office hiring in investment banking has been showing some signs of resurgence in recent weeks, but the jobs are not in the obvious places.
Bankers of the future: “Finance attracts a different kind of person now”
People who go into finance these days are not just attracted by the money, they genuinely find the work intellectually stimulating.
The five things recruiters look for on your hedge fund resume
While investment banks are impressed by good academics and promotion history, hedge funds want to see creativity and solid performance.
Should you get yourself onto this elite list of the top student bankers?
Being ranked as one of the top 100 students in the UK isn’t necessarily a great asset to your career in banking.
Frankfurt: where pay is high and redundancies are almost unheard of
Continental European financial centres are not the provincial backwaters they’re made out to be – and jobs are much safer than in London.
ANZ shuts Hong Kong equities trading desk
ANZ has been on an aggressive recruitment spree in Asia over the past few years, but its equities trading team in Hong Kong has just been axed.
Where banks go to hire inexperienced staff on $900k a year
Princelings are a precious commodity for banks in China, so where do they find them?
Investment banking division accounts for 51 of 280 new Goldman MDs
What to know about the newly-minted managing directors at Goldman Sachs.
Beware the back office at Barclays (and maybe also at RBS)
These two banks have put a stop to back and middle office employees gravitating to front office roles.