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Career Crunch: Avoid these CV howlers, master the dark art of manipulation for bonus season

If you’ve missed the top stories on eFinancialCareers over the past week, here’s your chance to catch up. These are our best read articles of the last seven days.

The five biggest resume mistakes that financial executives make

Here’s how not to look stupid on paper as a senior financial services professional.

Psychological techniques for persuading a boss that your bonus is inadequate

Disappointed with your payout this year? Here’s how to use the subtle art of manipulation to ensure you get more.

Key takeaways from Goldman, JPM, Morgan Stanley, Deutsche, BofA and Citi’s results on hiring and pay for 2014

What are the priorities (and potential areas for shrinkage) within the large U.S. investment banks.

What wealth-addict Samuel Polk didn’t say in his NYT article

It’s not east to walk away from a high-paying finance role if you have a trophy wife.

11 things Goldmanites have said that you (may) actually agree with

The anonymous Goldman tweeter isn’t all about crass comments; he also imparts some pearls of wisdom.

How to get out of bed at 4.15am for the entirety of your career

Is it really necessary to rise at an ungodly hour in order to be successful in a financial career?

Investment banks’ tendency to fire veterans and hire juniors is coming back to bite

If you consider yourself a ‘veteran’ of investment banking, beware…

Work for free, do 60+ hours a week, and other expert tips for success in hedge funds, private equity and investment banking

60 hours a week for investment banking analysts is the absolute bare minimum, not the secret to success.

The real lesson for bankers from the Wolf of Wall Street

Integrity is a vacuous concept in the financial sector.

The two points in your investment banking career when you’re most likely to crash and burn

There are two crucial times in your career, and both are not good for your mental and physical well-being.

AUTHORPaul Clarke

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