Articles by: Jade
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How to quit your banking job in Asia without losing face
by / on 25/09/2017 at 10:30 / in The Review

How to quit your banking job in Asia without losing face

Job hopping is still rife in Singapore and Hong Kong banking, but it pays to quit your role in the right way. The cities’ financial sectors aren’t large enough to guarantee that you won’t be working alongside your colleagues – or even your boss – in the future. “Always assume, especially in Asia, that one day you will again meet the […]

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Voici les MBA qui affichent le meilleur retour sur investissement…
by / on 22/09/2017 at 18:00 / in Management

Voici les MBA qui affichent le meilleur retour sur investissement…

Le Salon des meilleurs MBA ouvre ses portes ce samedi 23 septembre à l’hôtel Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile. Un lieu pour rencontrer en face-à-face, et sur rendez-vous, les directeurs d’admission des formations MBA et Executive MBA les plus prestigieuses au niveau international. Parmi les écoles participantes, on peut citer HEC Paris, Insead, Essec, ESCP Europe, IESE, IE Business School, McGill, emlyon […]

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Young British banker? You’re gonna have to up your game
by / on 14/09/2017 at 11:30 / in The Review

Young British banker? You’re gonna have to up your game

When Philip Augar got his first job in the City of London, it was 1978. He’d just graduated (admittedly from Cambridge) and was wondering about becoming an academic historian – except there were no opportunities; or maybe a teacher – except there were better candidates than he; so he settled on the City. Despite knowing nothing about finance and attending […]

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Eight deadly sins to avoid when creating a banking cover letter
by / on 13/09/2017 at 10:41 / in The Review

Eight deadly sins to avoid when creating a banking cover letter

Cover letters need to do three things: prove you can do the job, differentiate you from other candidates and not attach a red flag to your application. Sadly, the third component is just as critical as the first two. When it comes to cover letters, there are catastrophic errors, like the student who spent his few paragraphs quantifying his ability to […]

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Why senior bankers won’t help you out. How to change their minds
by / on 11/09/2017 at 12:30 / in The Review

Why senior bankers won’t help you out. How to change their minds

If you’re a student or junior banker who’s trying to make it on Wall Street, you need a mentor. Believe me: in my 17 years on Wall Street, I’ve come to truly appreciate what a powerful tool a mentor can be. A less experienced banker stands to gain a lot from absorbing the wisdom of a Wall Street veteran. I […]

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15 tricky questions that could stump you in a corporate banking interview (and how to answer them)
by / on 07/09/2017 at 12:30 / in The Review

15 tricky questions that could stump you in a corporate banking interview (and how to answer them)

Interviews for relationship manager jobs in corporate banking can be daunting experiences. Get set to be grilled about every aspect of your client relationships, especially how you interact with them and make money from them. But exactly what interview questions should you expect? Here are 15 that are almost certain to be coming your way. 1. What big names have you brought to your […]

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Is Goldman Sachs guilty of hiring and firing without a proper plan?
by / on 06/09/2017 at 11:30 / in The Review

Is Goldman Sachs guilty of hiring and firing without a proper plan?

Next week we will know everything. On Tuesday, ex-Goldman CFO and current co-COO Harvey Schwartz is due to make a presentation about the future strategy of Goldman Sachs at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference. In it, Schwartz will hopefully outline precisely what Goldman plans to do to avoid a repeat of its recent poor quarters.  We already have some […]

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L’effet Millenials : quand la nouvelle génération change l’ADN des entreprises… pour le meilleur !
by / on 05/09/2017 at 12:30 / in Économie

L’effet Millenials : quand la nouvelle génération change l’ADN des entreprises… pour le meilleur !

Les Millenials sont un casse-tête pour les entreprises… en une petite génération, les codes ont en effet été bouleversés, et les managers peinent parfois à suivre le mouvement – trop rapide et trop différent de leur modèle. Pourtant, cette génération représente bien une chance pour les entreprises, une occasion unique de les challenger, et de les transformer. Dans un contexte […]

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Canary Wharf bar said to eject badly behaving interns as offers thin on the ground
by / on 01/09/2017 at 16:00 / in The Review

Canary Wharf bar said to eject badly behaving interns as offers thin on the ground

Boutique firms excepted, summer internships in the City of London are now over. Some interns got offers; some didn’t. Some interns have already gone on holiday to erase the stain of 80 hour weeks; others are hanging around trying to secure full time offers if they haven’t got one already, or to upgrade the ones they’ve got. Now that the […]

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Crédits structurés : les fameux CDO font leur retour chez BNP et SocGen
by / on 31/08/2017 at 10:00 / in Entreprise

Crédits structurés : les fameux CDO font leur retour chez BNP et SocGen

Qui l’eut cru ? Dix ans après la crise financière de 2008, les collateralized debt obligation (CDO) font leur retour dans des grandes banques d’investissement comme BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs,  J.P. Morgan ou bien encore Société Générale, selon le Wall Street Journal. Après des années de déclin, le marché des CDO semble avoir repris du poil de la bête. […]

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