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3 common truths about moving up the corporate ladder
by / on 10/12/2018 at 19:00 / in The Review

3 common truths about moving up the corporate ladder

Everyone starts their career hoping they will climb the corporate ladder and one day reach the top. Until you have actually done it, you can only begin to imagine what it might take to get there. How much time, effort and hard work does it actually require? The truth is, every journey is different and it will most certainly turn […]

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Seriously, You Don’t Have to Attend Every Work Social Event Your Company Hosts
by / on 03/12/2018 at 13:00 / in The Review

Seriously, You Don’t Have to Attend Every Work Social Event Your Company Hosts

The first year or so I worked at The Muse, I came to the office, sat at my desk, and went home—save for the occasional coffee date and mandatory team get-togethers. It wasn’t that I didn’t like the people I worked with. In fact, they’re the reason I took this job! I just had a lot of other stuff outside […]

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How to Get Real-Life Career Experience During Your PhD Program
by / on 19/04/2018 at 16:00 / in The Review

How to Get Real-Life Career Experience During Your PhD Program

Everything you do as a graduate student is building toward that time when you finally go on the job market (kind of like when you were in college). And maybe you’re looking for options outside academia because you’ve heard how tough landing a tenure-track job is. Or, maybe you’re not sure what type of career you’d like and want to […]

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Data Scientist – is this the career for you?
by / on 15/03/2018 at 20:00 / in The Review

Data Scientist – is this the career for you?

Data Scientist is the hottest new technology job, and Wall Street has taken notice. As finance firms adapt technology-based solutions, more and more investment decisions are driven by data. So what is this data, and how are firms finding it? Enter the Data Scientist. Data scientists are more than just analysts. They clean and organize big data, then analyze it to discover patterns […]

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5 Tricks to Source Candidates Faster
by / on 14/03/2018 at 15:00 / in The Review

5 Tricks to Source Candidates Faster

After seeing a number of teams still relying on the “post and pray” model, I wanted to share some tips this week on how hiring managers and recruiters can source candidates faster. One of the common misconceptions when it comes to sourcing is that it’s time consuming. And I’ll be honest – if you don’t have a set strategy in place, it can be. As a […]

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“Banking is a very unattractive industry. I’m starting my career there anyway”
by / on 30/01/2018 at 11:30 / in The Review

“Banking is a very unattractive industry. I’m starting my career there anyway”

If you’re a university student who wants to work in banking and finance and you don’t have a spring or a summer internship, you might want to avert your eyes. At last week’s rarefied gathering of the top finance students in Europe, attendees were overflowing with intern positions, both past and future. “I’ve had seven internships,” said one bespectacled student […]

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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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Career reinvigoration when you leave a 3rd tier bank: 3 lessons
by / on 09/03/2017 at 12:00 / in The Review

Career reinvigoration when you leave a 3rd tier bank: 3 lessons

Banking careers often follow a certain gravitational trajectory: start high, and move progressively lower before quitting the industry altogether for ‘fintech,’ or maybe real estate, or maybe cookery school.  It not need be this way. Three former Nomura employees in London suggest there is life after the third tier. You just need to pitch yourself right. Try the corporates  Euan Drysdale, Nomura’s former […]

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The best career advice from senior investment bankers in 2016
by / on 23/12/2016 at 11:15 / in The Review

The best career advice from senior investment bankers in 2016

When senior finance professionals unveil their pearls of wisdom about what it takes to move up the ranks in this highly-competitive industry, maybe you should listen. Throughout 2016, we’ve interviewed senior people working across various areas of investment banking and the buy-side. This is our pick of the best advice. Expand your horizons before joining banking “I would encourage the next […]

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What Do Women’s Career Paths Really Look Like?
by / on 09/06/2016 at 12:25 / in Harvard Business Review

What Do Women’s Career Paths Really Look Like?

We know that women’s presence in the workforce has increased dramatically over the last several decades, but is it true that all women are working more? And if not, which women are most likely to work full-time across adulthood? Typically, researchers answer these questions by taking a snapshot of women’s lives at one point in time to see whether or […]

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