Articles by: Ilanit Sirella
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The personal questions you will always be asked in financial services interviews
by / on 12/02/2019 at 15:00 / in The Review

The personal questions you will always be asked in financial services interviews

Any interview at a bank or other financial services firm will include technical questions to assess whether you have the skills necessary to do the job. However, recruiters and career experts are always telling us how candidates tend to fall short because they fail to respond well to behavioral questions. While these inquiries are simple on the surface, there is still plenty […]

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Les entreprises sont la cible favorite des cybercriminels
by / on 06/02/2019 at 20:05 / in Entreprise

Les entreprises sont la cible favorite des cybercriminels

Avec un nombre de malwares ciblant les entreprises qui a augmenté de 80 % en 2018, les organisations sont devenues la cible privilégiée des pirates informatiques, selon un rapport de Malwarebytes. Notamment en raison d’un manque d’hygiène numérique et d’un déficit d’actions préventives. Le nombre de programmes malveillants (malwares) ciblant les entreprises dans le monde entier a augmenté de près de […]

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To Improve Your Team, First Work on Yourself
by / on 31/01/2019 at 16:00 / in Harvard Business Review

To Improve Your Team, First Work on Yourself

A colleague and I were recently meeting with a CEO and his leadership team, observing them as they discussed how to improve their annual planning process. As the team of ten explored their current process, the conversation got heated. The team had been talking for 45 minutes, but it wasn’t clear who was leading the discussion or what their objectives […]

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Reimagining Capitalism: The Long-Term, Short-Term Debate
by / on 13/12/2018 at 15:21 / in The Review

Reimagining Capitalism: The Long-Term, Short-Term Debate

To maintain and build a competitive edge, some argue that the rules of capitalism need to change: we should embrace a long term view of growth that rewards capital investment, R&D, and the stakeholders well beyond traditional shareholders. Should “corporate value” be redefined?

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Research: When Overconfidence Is an Asset, and When It’s a Liability
by / on 13/12/2018 at 11:19 / in Harvard Business Review

Research: When Overconfidence Is an Asset, and When It’s a Liability

What happens to people who are overconfident? Are they generally rewarded, promoted, and respected? Or do we distrust them and avoid collaborating with them? Our research suggests it may depend on how they express confidence. One way people express confidence is verbally. We make specific, numeric expressions of confidence in our judgments, such as when making probabilistic forecasts (e.g., I’m […]

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« Il faut dépasser le CV, recruter des personnalités et plus juste des profils »
by / on 10/12/2018 at 18:00 / in Management

« Il faut dépasser le CV, recruter des personnalités et plus juste des profils »

Dans un monde du travail en mutation face aux nouvelles technologies et aux nouvelles aspirations des candidats, les modèles de recrutement existants font-ils encore l’affaire ? Selon Isabelle Bastide, présidente du cabinet de recrutement spécialisé PageGroup (Michael Page, Page Personnel, Page Executive et Page Outsourcing), il est urgent de « réinventer » le recrutement. Qu’est-ce qui ne fonctionne plus avec les modèles de recrutement […]

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The people you need to know on Bank of America’s MD list
by / on 03/12/2018 at 15:45 / in The Review

The people you need to know on Bank of America’s MD list

Bank of America gave an early holiday present to nearly 140 employees this week when it announced its latest class of managing directors. Unlike some rivals like Goldman Sachs, Bank of America doesn’t publicize the names, but Business Insider was able to get its hands on the list. Here are the highlights. Rewarding loyalty The powers that be at Bank […]

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Pourquoi le cours du bitcoin obsède-t-il tant ?
by / on 03/12/2018 at 12:15 / in Tech

Pourquoi le cours du bitcoin obsède-t-il tant ?

Le cours de la première crypto-monnaie en termes de valorisation obsède les foules depuis un an. Mais y pensons-nous tous de la même manière ? Si le bitcoin existe depuis une dizaine d’années, ce n’est que très récemment que son cours a commencé à obséder tout le monde.  90% de la population a au moins une fois entendu parler de […]

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Visionary Strategy By BCG Henderson Institute
by / on 28/11/2018 at 11:00 / in The Review

Visionary Strategy By BCG Henderson Institute

WHAT Rare but incredibly effective, a visionary approach empowers a firm to create or recreate an industry with some degree of predictability by seeing an opportunity and pursuing it single-mindedly. Being first confers the advantage of superior size that comes with being ahead of rivals and allows a firm to set industry standards, influence customer preferences, develop a superior cost […]

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Témoignage : « Je sors avec une banquière d’investissement et j’ai besoin de vos conseils… »
by / on 24/11/2018 at 21:00 / in Management

Témoignage : « Je sors avec une banquière d’investissement et j’ai besoin de vos conseils… »

J’écris ici pour demander de l’aide aux professionnels de la banque d’investissement que vous êtes. Je suis un homme de 25 ans et je sors depuis six mois avec une femme de 23 ans qui travaille dans la banque d’investissement. Elle est junior dans la division M&A de l’une des plus grandes banques de New York et je n’arrive tout […]

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