The Review

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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J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs are adding algo-trading VPs
by / on 09/08/2018 at 13:30 / in The Review

J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs are adding algo-trading VPs

Structurers aside, one type of finance professional is particularly popular this year: the systematic or algorithmic (algo) trader. Whether it’s to work on the central risk book or creating algos for customer trades, banks are busy looking for algo trading talent. Both Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan have recently added vice president (VP) level talent in the area. Goldman Sachs hired Tim Rohkemper from […]

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Capturing Emerging Dimensions of Risk and Return
by / on 02/08/2018 at 15:00 / in The Review

Capturing Emerging Dimensions of Risk and Return

As head of Goldman Sachs Securities Division’s Americas Equity Structuring Group, Stacy Selig and her team apply a mix of quantitative, technical and problem-solving skills to create solutions for investors when there’s no readily available product on the market. We sat down with Stacy who explained how changes in market structure continue to drive demand for structured products and equity derivatives — […]

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4 Steps to Staying Sane as a Grad Student in the Real World
by / on 01/08/2018 at 20:30 / in The Review

4 Steps to Staying Sane as a Grad Student in the Real World

The joys of being a student: You wake up at 10 AM, have a nice long (healthy!) breakfast and finish up last night’s reading before strolling off to class. Wait! Last night’s reading? Seventy-five more pages for your 3 PM seminar? How are you going to read, go to the gym, cook lunch, and go grocery shopping before 3 PM? It’s tempting […]

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A Day in the Life of a B-School Student
by / on 30/07/2018 at 13:30 / in The Review

A Day in the Life of a B-School Student

Now that I’m starting my third week at business school, I feel like I’m finally settling into a routine. My days are pretty long, but I know that I’m packing a lot in. The hardest part so far is finding time to be social while getting more than a couple hours of sleep! I’m hoping that I’ll get more efficient […]

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Are You As Bulletproof As You Think You Are?
by / on 26/07/2018 at 16:00 / in The Review

Are You As Bulletproof As You Think You Are?

As an entrepreneur, you put yourself in the firing line every day. You know full well that bad things will happen. You will be shot at. Staff will move on, clients will leave. Competitors will compete. Haters will hate. You do everything in your power to mitigate the risk of these things happening, but some events are just out of […]

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This Is How Smart Bosses Retain Employees Returning From Maternity Leave
by / on 25/07/2018 at 13:00 / in The Review

This Is How Smart Bosses Retain Employees Returning From Maternity Leave

I was a partner in the UK when I first became pregnant. In an attempt to retain more female partners, the firm had just introduced a great new maternity policy—paid time off for six months. I was delighted. It took away any debate about how long I would take off and whether or not I would return to the company. […]

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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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Meet The Members Of The Three-Comma Club
by / on 20/07/2018 at 10:00 / in The Review

Meet The Members Of The Three-Comma Club

Capitalism’s global conquest continues as entrepreneurs around the globe mint fortunes in everything from cryptocurrencies to telecom to bridal dresses. Forbes has pinned down a record 2,208 billionaires from 72 countries and territories including the first ever from Hungary and Zimbabwe. This elite group is worth $9.1 trillion, up 18% since last year. Their average net worth is a record […]

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Soft Skills List and Examples
by / on 18/07/2018 at 12:00 / in The Review

Soft Skills List and Examples

Soft skills are the personal attributes you need to succeed in the workplace. These are often related to how you work with others – in other words, these are people skills. Soft skills are different from hard skills, which are directly relevant to the job you are applying for. These are often more quantifiable, and easier to learn. A hard […]

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