Career Crunch: How to fit in at Goldman Sachs, the workaholic lives of former bankers

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The ideal background for working at Goldman Sachs

What do the current Goldman Sachs employees tell you about what it takes to get in and succeed at the bank?

Four banks that are recruiting in Asia and what this means for the job market

There’s a select band of banks who are building their teams aggressively in Asia.

Sad quotes from ex-bankers working themselves to death in new industries

Even when bankers quit the sector, they can’t rid themselves of their workaholic tendencies.

Banks’ weird hierarchies: what analysts, associates, VPs, MDs do really

You know the job titles, but do you really know what bankers do at each stage of their careers?

Hedge fund managers: 70 hours a week and loving it

You don’t go into hedge funds for the work-life balance, you go to rid yourself of bureaucracy and make some big money.

What 3 recent recruits at JPMorgan tell you about getting a job there

JP Morgan has been indulging in a spot of hiring this year. Here’s what it says about their recruitment priorities.

Bonus culture is corrosive, says former Citi private banking chief who now makes £3k shoes

There wasn’t always a time when the only reason a banker went to work was to ensure a fat bonus on top of their hefty salary.

Did this ‘upstart’ just poach UBS’s global head of cash equities?

UBS’s long-standing head of cash equities has moved on to a decidedly smaller operation.

How a Masters in Finance will affect your pay

Masters in Finance courses cost a fortune, so are they really worth it? Well, yes, actually.

Nine key skills that will ensure finance recruiters call you

Recruiters are crying out for candidates with these attributes.

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