Articles by: Kelly
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How One Woman’s Digital Life Was Weaponized Against Her
by / on 14/11/2017 at 11:30 / in WIRED

How One Woman’s Digital Life Was Weaponized Against Her

THE FIRST TIME the police arrived on her doorstep, in March of 2015, Courtney Allen was elated. She rushed to the door alongside her dogs, a pair of eager Norwegian elkhounds, to greet them. “Is this about our case?” she asked. The police looked at her in confusion. They didn’t know what case she was talking about. Courtney felt her […]

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Hong Kong investment bankers quietly “hopeful” about 2017 bonuses
by / on 09/11/2017 at 00:30 / in The Review

Hong Kong investment bankers quietly “hopeful” about 2017 bonuses

Hong Kong investment bankers working for global firms are more upbeat about their bonus prospects than they have been for years, say headhunters and bankers. “The hope is that bonuses will be better than they have been for the past five years,” says Nick Green, a partner at headhunters Odgers Berndtson. “Market sentiment in Hong Kong is a lot more […]

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My finance career has made a massive difference to the lives of my parents
by / on 05/11/2017 at 17:00 / in The Review

My finance career has made a massive difference to the lives of my parents

You won’t hear this said very often, but when you work in finance it’s not just about you. This is such a demanding career, that it’s partly about having a spouse who’s committed to you working in finance and is tolerant of your long hours. And finance is an industry that’s so difficult to get into, that your more presence in […]

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Can you survive as debt capital markets gets digitised?
by / on 31/10/2017 at 15:00 / in The Review

Can you survive as debt capital markets gets digitised?

The advisory functions of investment banks are ripe for disruption. While currently, many investment banks are suggesting that digital innovations will merely remove the grunt work for skilled deal-makers, I believe that the primary bond market is set to undergo profound changes over the next five to ten years and debt capital markets bankers will need to adapt. The bond […]

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20-something Singapore bankers now far too frightened to move firms
by / on 26/10/2017 at 15:00 / in The Review

20-something Singapore bankers now far too frightened to move firms

If you’re an experienced private banker in Singapore with a bountiful book of loyal clients, you may well be contemplating changing employers in the near future. With so many private banks in the Republic looking for senior RMs who can generate immediate revenue, finding a rival firm that offers you a better package and platform could be comparatively straightforward. For private bankers […]

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DAF et DRH, vous aussi devez faire preuve d’agilité
by / on 20/10/2017 at 11:00 / in Harvard Business Review

DAF et DRH, vous aussi devez faire preuve d’agilité

Pour faire face à la montée en puissance du logiciel dans l’entreprise, les organisations doivent être souples, réactives et en apprentissage permanent à tous les niveaux. Les logiciels mangent le monde. Ils transforment, au fur et à mesure qu’ils continuent à dévorer de nouveaux secteurs, le fonctionnement des entreprises. Nous faisons tous partie désormais de « l’industrie du logiciel », quel que soit […]

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How to make a strong first impression in a Wall Street job interview
by / on 18/10/2017 at 16:00 / in The Review

How to make a strong first impression in a Wall Street job interview

You might cringe when you hear clichés such as “You only get one chance to make a first impression,” but it’s still true – and it’s applicable to the Wall Street job interview process. Here’s how to ensure you start out right. Get a good night’s sleep the night before Especially if your interview is early in the morning, go to bed earlier […]

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The top universities and degrees for getting a private equity job now
by / on 04/10/2017 at 10:00 / in The Review

The top universities and degrees for getting a private equity job now

The type of people private equity companies hire in London is changing. Five years ago, a junior recruit making the switch from to the buy-side will almost certainly have come from large U.S. investment bank, and probably will have graduated with a first from the London School of Economics. Now, though, there’s a curious ‘ideal’ private equity recruit – a analyst […]

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The many implications of the coming “salary history rule” for Wall Street banks
by / on 29/09/2017 at 12:30 / in The Review

The many implications of the coming “salary history rule” for Wall Street banks

Like it or not, the “salary history rule” is coming. Starting from 31st October 2017, banks recruiting people in New York City will be prohibited from asking about candidates’ current compensation or their compensation history. Although candidates will still be able to volunteer what they’re paid, actually starting conversations about current or past salaries and bonuses will be off-limits. The […]

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A tough message for young bankers: You’re just cannon fodder
by / on 25/09/2017 at 15:00 / in The Review

A tough message for young bankers: You’re just cannon fodder

If you’ve left university and achieved a job at a top investment bank, you obviously know how to jump through hoops. You clearly got some good grades, went to some kind of big university, did all the right things. You probably feel like you’re special. But what if you’re not? What if you’re just an over-confident Millennial who’s passing through? I don’t want […]

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