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Google’s DeepMind keeps pinching talent from investment banks
by / on 05/12/2018 at 15:00 / in The Review

Google’s DeepMind keeps pinching talent from investment banks

DeepMind, the Google artificial intelligence division that has just found a way to predict protein folding,is hiring. At the end of 2017, it had 700 staff, up from around 100 three years earlier. It currently has 58 jobs open, of which 20 are in London. Banks may want to get defensive – DeepMind has a habit of hiring their technology staff. The […]

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Comment: My female trader colleague said she got pregnant to avoid losing her job
by / on 03/11/2018 at 22:00 / in The Review

Comment: My female trader colleague said she got pregnant to avoid losing her job

When’s the best time to get pregnant if you work in an investment bank? According to my female colleague on the trading floor, it’s August. That way you can announce your pregnancy to your boss in October and make sure that you’re not filtered out in end of year redundancies. – Banks are so fearful of court cases nowadays that they […]

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Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper – I’ll Never Love Again (A Star Is Born)
by / on 31/10/2018 at 12:37 / in Tendances

Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper – I’ll Never Love Again (A Star Is Born)

Listen to brand new music from Bradley Cooper & Lady Gaga from the ‘A Star Is Born’ Soundtrack.  

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The unusual steps banks and tech firms are taking to ‘overpay’ data scientists
by / on 22/10/2018 at 16:00 / in The Review

The unusual steps banks and tech firms are taking to ‘overpay’ data scientists

Secretly, the two most-hated words for internal recruiters at big banks are “data scientists.” The problem is two-fold. One, investment banks have a growing need for people who can mine and analyze big data in every business unit, from sales and trading to consumer banking to surveillance and IT security. In fact, even human resource departments at banks are now employing […]

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Women in banking admit that it’s partly their fault
by / on 21/10/2018 at 12:00 / in The Review

Women in banking admit that it’s partly their fault

Why is that there are so few women at managing director (MD) level in investment banks? That there are hardly any female strats? That even after decades of focusing on women’s initiatives, banks like Goldman Sachs admit they still have a long way to go? At this week’s London conference for women in quantitative finance, senior women shone a light back upon themselves. […]

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What’s the perfect age to earn your CFA charter?
by / on 20/09/2018 at 17:00 / in The Review

What’s the perfect age to earn your CFA charter?

It’s a question that’s asked multiple times per year in every CFA forum. When exactly should you embark on the time-intensive journey toward getting your CFA, and at what age are you too old or too young to earn your charter? The answer, of course, will always be subjective based on each person and their career arc. But when looking […]

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Fearful for bonuses, Deutsche Bankers are finding other options
by / on 03/09/2018 at 13:00 / in The Review

Fearful for bonuses, Deutsche Bankers are finding other options

It’s not just Tadhg Flood. – Deutsche Bank’s co-head of global financial institutions group (FIG) banking might be the latest to leave (for Centerview Partners) but the ongoing outflow of senior talent from Deutsche Bank suggests his exit is symptomatic of a trend. As we’ve noted several times this month, exits from DB seem to be gathering pace. Flood’s FIG team was fragmenting even […]

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What Did You Say? 4 Tips for Understanding Accents at Work
by / on 10/08/2018 at 00:05 / in The Review

What Did You Say? 4 Tips for Understanding Accents at Work

Living and working abroad, or even just working on a diverse team with international colleagues, can be exciting—new cultures, languages, and ways of expression are all around you. But, it can also be difficult, especially when you don’t understand the conversation. Even if you’re technically speaking the same language, working with people who have dialects or accents you’re not used to […]

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Les astuces des meilleurs banquiers pour recharger les batteries pendant l’été
by / on 31/07/2018 at 17:00 / in Management

Les astuces des meilleurs banquiers pour recharger les batteries pendant l’été

Dans la finance, grande est la probabilité de faire un burn-out. Nombreux sont les banquiers qui, à un moment de leur carrière, rentrent chez eux en haïssant leur travail et en se demandant pourquoi ils font ce job. D’où l’importance de recharger les batteries. Cela fait plus de 17 ans que je vois des banquiers le faire. Certains passent leurs vacances […]

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How Your Job Can Help You Be a Happier, Healthier Human
by / on 20/07/2018 at 12:00 / in The Review

How Your Job Can Help You Be a Happier, Healthier Human

Taxing commutes, long days slouched over a keyboard, and lunch breaks barely long enough to shove a sandwich down—let’s face it: Even the most dedicated among us find it hard to stay healthy in the office. And for those of us who travel for work, there’s a host of other challenges, from finding something healthy to eat during a 30-minute […]

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