How to stay married when you work in banking

How to stay married when you work in banking

Everyone knows it’s no bed of roses to date a banker. Nor is it the easiest thing in the world to be a banker looking for love.  But one way or another, it does seem to happen; singleton analysts who’ve been complaining about their slave-driver bosses grow up into married vice presidents VPs complaining about their lazy entitled juniors.  And it’s when you’re a married […]

The hedge funds and private equity firms with the worst work hours

The hedge funds and private equity firms with the worst work hours

While investment banks are generally prestigiously places to work, there are reasons that many bankers look to jump to the buy-side after they gain a few years of experience. The opportunity to make more money while enjoying a better work-life balance tends to fall first on most people’s list. As we reported earlier in the week, work hours at investment […]

À quoi les banquiers d’investissement doivent-ils s’attendre en 2019 en matière de salaires et bonus ?

À quoi les banquiers d’investissement doivent-ils s’attendre en 2019 en matière de salaires et bonus ?

Certes l’année 2018 n’est pas encore terminée et les bonus ne seront versés qu’à partir du mois de février-mars 2019 pour les banquiers travaillant en France. Mais de grandes tendances se dessinent déjà d’après les échanges que nous avons pu avoir avec des recruteurs et chasseurs de têtes en finance sur la place parisienne. Si certains recruteurs estiment qu’il est […]

Building Block(chain)s for a Better Planet

Building Block(chain)s for a Better Planet

There has been a lot of hype about blockchain technology – in particular, its potential to transform how humans transact, which could fundamentally redefine how business, governments and society operate. Despite this hype, it is still a nascent technology with considerable challenges that need to be overcome. As the technology matures and is applied across a wider set of sectors […]

Espace de travail : 57 % des salariés pointent l’inconfort acoustique des open-space

Espace de travail : 57 % des salariés pointent l’inconfort acoustique des open-space

Si plus de la moitié des salariés considèrent que leur environnement de travail est traditionnel, avec des bureaux fermés, ils sont de plus en plus nombreux à ressentir le besoin de le faire évoluer. Open-space, flex-office, co-working… ces nouvelles façons de penser l’espace de travail envahissent de plus en plus les entreprises. Pour autant, selon une étude réalisée par le groupe […]

With Goldman Sachs’ Lloyd C. Blankfein

With Goldman Sachs’ Lloyd C. Blankfein

As Goldman Sachs’ Lloyd C. Blankfein prepares to step down as chairman at the end of this month, he shared his thoughts on his legacy, leadership and lessons learned. Lloyd, you were CEO of Goldman Sachs for more than 12 years — one of the firm’s longest-serving CEOs. What did you come to learn and appreciate about what it takes to be […]

Decisions, Decisions

Decisions, Decisions

The Supreme Court’s 2018 term got underway on October 1, with the media spotlight focused on the naming of a successor to Justice Anthony M. Kennedy. On the docket itself, however, and away from the headlines, are a host of cases with important implications for the business community. In the context of smartphone apps, the Court will consider longstanding doctrines […]