How Men Can Become Better Allies to Women

How Men Can Become Better Allies to Women

Women’s conferences and employee resource groups (ERGs) are increasingly inviting men to attend. By creating events aimed at men, they hope to include men in discussions around gender equity in the workplace, and make organizational diversity efforts more successful. The evidence shows that when men are deliberately engaged in gender inclusion programs, 96% of organizations see progress — compared to only 30% of […]

Lost in Legal Translation

Lost in Legal Translation

“Translation is that which transforms everything so that nothing changes”: When Nobel laureate Günter Grass said that, he was talking about literature. Yet the sentiment applies equally to legal translation and interpreting, where a single word awry can completely change the outcome of a case. That’s not hyperbole. According to Rina Ne’eman, managing director of LegalTrans.com, “I was once called upon to be […]

How Women Can Get What They Want in a Negotiation

How Women Can Get What They Want in a Negotiation

Tara, an MD/PhD who works for a large public university, contacted one of us (Suzanne) a few weeks after participating in a negotiation workshop she ran, wanting to share some positive news about successfully negotiating an 11% pay increase. A faculty member for six years, she had come to learn that she was not only underpaid but also had a […]

Interview : « Le machine learning trouve désormais des applications sur les marchés de capitaux »

Interview : « Le machine learning trouve désormais des applications sur les marchés de capitaux »

Vous souhaitez faire carrière dans la finance quantitative au sein d’une grande banque d’investissement ? Sachez que ces dernières tissent depuis longtemps des liens étroits avec les chercheurs en finance quantitative et recrutent régulièrement des étudiants de grandes écoles d’ingénieurs pour compléter leurs équipes dédiées. Michel Crouhy qui dirige les équipes d’ingénieurs financiers en recherche quantitative de Natixis réparties à Paris, Londres […]

How the Next Payments Frontier Will Unleash Small Business by Goldman Sachs

How the Next Payments Frontier Will Unleash Small Business by Goldman Sachs

Even as consumer payments rapidly move online, small businesses are still paying 80% of invoices with paper checks. Now a new generation of automated solutions is emerging that could dramatically cut business-to-business (B2B) payment costs, speed up processing and unleash a wave of small business productivity. We recently caught up with Goldman Sachs Research’s Jim Schneider to discuss why he sees this […]

The best and worst times to have a baby when you work in banking

The best and worst times to have a baby when you work in banking

It’s early autumn, and a car containing a female managing director, a female executive director and a female director from three different banks on Wall Street are driving out to the countryside for the weekend. Their current location and professions aside, they all have one thing in common: none have children. Coincidence? Maybe not. Last month we published an article written by […]

Un ex-banquier de Goldman Sachs prévient : « Ne quittez PAS la finance, c’est une énorme erreur ! »

Un ex-banquier de Goldman Sachs prévient : « Ne quittez PAS la finance, c’est une énorme erreur ! »

Votre foulée est-elle assez longue ? Vos jambes sont-elles assez robustes ? Alors que cela fait trois ans que j’ai créé ma startup, j’ai commencé à remettre en question la décision que j’ai prise. Pourquoi ai-je quitté un emploi très confortable dans une banque d’investissement pour monter une entreprise ? À l’époque, cela semblait passionnant. Le risque, l’appât du gain, […]