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Inside the new hottest investment banking jobs in the U.S.
by / on 15/11/2017 at 19:00 / in The Review

Inside the new hottest investment banking jobs in the U.S.

Bulge bracket investment banks are ramping up in unlikely destinations across the U.S. Away from their traditional Wall Street homes, deal-makers are moving to the likes of Atlanta, Dallas, Seattle and Toronto to capitalise on a growing revenue stream of middle market business. To varying degrees, Wells Fargo Securities, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan and Bank of America Merrill Lynch are all […]

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Ambitious, workaholic, extroverts: The perfect personality for investment banking
by / on 25/10/2017 at 14:00 / in The Review

Ambitious, workaholic, extroverts: The perfect personality for investment banking

Want to fit in at Goldman Sachs? You’re likely to be an ambitious extrovert who thrives on stress. If you’re trying to cut it at Citigroup, meanwhile, you have to be a very ambitious workaholic who prefers to foist your will on to colleagues, rather then seek consensus. Credit Suisse bankers, though, are the most competitive bunch of the lot. Do […]

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14 ways investment banking analysts screw up in their first weeks on the job
by / on 25/10/2017 at 12:00 / in The Review

14 ways investment banking analysts screw up in their first weeks on the job

By the time most investment banking analysts land for their first full-time job, most think they already know the score. It takes numerous internships to get through the door in the vast majority of cases, so new graduate recruits have usually racked up a lot of banking experience before they start. But it’s one thing getting through a nine or […]

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The investment banking cover letter that will get you a job
by / on 18/10/2017 at 10:00 / in The Review

The investment banking cover letter that will get you a job

Do you really need to write a cover letter when you’re applying for a job in an investment bank? These days, it’s surely all about the skills in your CV – who’s got the time to read that extra blurb saying how perfect you are for the role? Not recruiters working with experienced hires. Most of the banking recruiters we […]

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The highest paying investment banking internships in Singapore
by / on 15/06/2017 at 12:15 / in The Review

The highest paying investment banking internships in Singapore

Summer interns should, in theory, be focused on one thing as they play at being bankers: nailing down a full-time job offer for the following year. But doing a front-office internship in an investment banking or trading division can also earn you a fairly large sum of cash. Which banks in Singapore pay their interns the most money per month? We […]

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Eight things you’ll miss if you quit investment banking
by / on 13/04/2017 at 13:15 / in The Review

Eight things you’ll miss if you quit investment banking

When you’re mired in spreadsheets for 14 hours a day, the prospect of ditching banking for something entirely new is as refreshing as jumping into a fresh, crisp swimming pool. But it can be a leap into the unknown. Like it or not, investment banks are high-paying, prestigious institutions that hundreds of thousand of people try to break into every […]

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“Believe me, investment banking is so much better than a start-up for 20-somethings”
by / on 21/03/2017 at 11:45 / in The Review

“Believe me, investment banking is so much better than a start-up for 20-somethings”

If you’re young and academically bright, you believe that you can do anything. For a lot of students and junior investment bankers, this means quitting and starting up your own firm. You see the likes of Evan Spiegel and Mark Zuckerberg and an irrepressible voice tells you that you should be running your own show too. “Now’s the best time […]

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Top majors for getting an investment banking job on Wall Street
by / on 24/02/2017 at 10:00 / in The Review

Top majors for getting an investment banking job on Wall Street

In theory, investment banks hire front office employees from a variety of disciplines. On-the-job training in the first few weeks is enough to get any aspiring investment banker up to speed on the technical aspects of the job. In reality, the fact that hundreds of undergraduates apply for every available role means that both experience and an understanding of finance […]

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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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Salesmen and traders in investment banks hate each other – this is a problem
by / on 19/12/2016 at 12:00 / in The Review

Salesmen and traders in investment banks hate each other – this is a problem

In the days before I worked in banking, I rather naively imagined banks to be monoliths – the distinctions between what various departments did, or the differences between the various roles within them, was unclear. Even when I started working in the City and the true picture came into focus, it came as a surprise to me that everyone didn’t […]

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