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Six steps you must take before quitting your job for a new role
by / on 20/12/2017 at 10:30 / in The Review

Six steps you must take before quitting your job for a new role

Leaving one financial services job for another is never an easy thing to do, and each step of the process of quitting to one employer before joining another requires a bit of thought. Here are the steps you need to take before you give notice and say sayonara to your soon-to-be-former colleagues. 1. Make sure you’ve thought through your next move […]

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J.P. Morgan is offering a new route into a front office job
by / on 12/12/2017 at 14:15 / in The Review

J.P. Morgan is offering a new route into a front office job

J.P. Morgan only lets a fraction of graduates applying for a role in its corporate and investment bank through the door. Only 2% of applicants make it into a front office positions and the numbers fighting for place on its summer internship programme – the most obvious route into a full-time role – were up by 50% this year compared […]

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How machine learning will eat your finance job – and how to survive
by / on 21/03/2017 at 11:15 / in The Review

How machine learning will eat your finance job – and how to survive

Artificial intelligence is picking up pace in financial services and the effect on jobs could be devastating. 230,000 jobs could disappear by 2025, according to research from consulting firm Opimus, and if you think this is confined to easily-automated back office roles, think again. High-paying front office jobs could just as easily be replaced by a machine – we’ve broken […]

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Someone junior pinched your Wall Street job. Here’s what to do about it
by / on 02/03/2017 at 10:15 / in The Review

Someone junior pinched your Wall Street job. Here’s what to do about it

Banks on Wall Street love their juniors. Finra data suggests a full 31% of people working for Goldman Sachs in NYC have less than three years’ experience. That’s a lot of up-and-coming talent. But as juniors rise, more senior staff are often put out to pasture. What can you do if you’re a vice president or managing director who’s fallen […]

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Point72’s newest recruit shows how hard it is to get a junior hedge fund job now
by / on 05/02/2017 at 14:00 / in The Review

Point72’s newest recruit shows how hard it is to get a junior hedge fund job now

Outside of its highly-contested graduate programme, what does it take to get a junior job at Steve Cohen’s hedge fund-cum-family office Point72 Asset Management? Point72 is a proponent of the so-called ‘quantimental’ approach to investing – using quantitative techniques to allow discretionary portfolio managers to make better decisions – and its latest recruit is reflective of this. Kim Chatall, a former […]

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Le manuel de survie de McKinsey & Co pour conserver votre job en banque
by / on 20/09/2016 at 12:25 / in Management

Le manuel de survie de McKinsey & Co pour conserver votre job en banque

McKinsey & Co vient de publier une nouvelle étude sur la banque. Un véritable pavé réalisé à partir des interviews de plus de 200 leaders financiers dans 175 banques, et qui prétend être aussi exhaustif que possible. Comme on pouvait s’y attendre, il contient quelques mauvaises nouvelles. Bien que les banques aient déjà réduit leurs coûts et leurs effectifs  (McKinsey rappelle que les effectifs […]

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Why you can’t find a new banking job in London: a chart
by / on 14/06/2016 at 09:15 / in The Review

Why you can’t find a new banking job in London: a chart

If you’re struggling to find a new banking job in London, you might be inclined to blame the EU referendum.  The complex perils of a Brexit are certainly discouraging banks from hiring, but they’re not the only thing inhibiting your job search: there’s also the fact that London is awash with financial services job seekers who don’t have jobs to go […]

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You accepted a new job and it’s a disaster. What next?
by / on 20/04/2016 at 11:49 / in The Review

You accepted a new job and it’s a disaster. What next?

You’ve recently accepted a job offer and joined a new firm. It’s supposed to be the honeymoon phase where you make a good first impression, get to know your boss and colleagues, settle into your new role.  However, even though you made the move recently, you’re experiencing a sinking feeling in your stomach as the realization dawns on you: You’ve […]

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Time to quit Wall Street for a job in the Caribbean? South America?
by / on 02/02/2016 at 15:01 / in The Review

Time to quit Wall Street for a job in the Caribbean? South America?

It’s winter on Wall Street. Your bonus is down, layoffs loom, and the weather is fierce. If there were ever a time to move to a more exotic location, this might be it. Want a job in the Caribbean or somewhere else with a warm climate? Recruiters say the jobs are out there. “There’s a lot of interest for financial […]

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To Get Better at Your Job, Work Practice into Your Routine
by / on 01/02/2016 at 13:25 / in Harvard Business Review

To Get Better at Your Job, Work Practice into Your Routine

Skill-building requires practice. In most endeavors, those who want to improve take this as self-evident. Big tasks are routinely broken into small elements that can be worked on over and over again: scales in music, tight moguls in skiing, certain board situations in chess. Yet this rarely happens in management, even though we must develop and integrate dozens of discrete […]

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