How Much Would Your Boss Pay to Stop You Leaving?

Sarah Butcher | E-Financial Careers

Times are tight. If you work in banking and you want a pay increase, recruiters say there is really only one way of securing one: you’ll need to threaten to leave. And then you’ll need to hope that your employer likes you enough to buy you back again. “It’s become incredibly common for banks to

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Don’t Quit Your Day Job: Advice From a Famous(ish) Quitter

Marina Shirfin | LinkedIn

Have you ever walked into a crowded cafeteria only for it to grow silent because every one was staring at you? I have. It’s weird. Before I could bask in the undivided attention, I had to take care of one quick thing first. I walked over to one of the plastic tables I would share

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Why Middle Aged Men In Banking Are Experiencing Accelerated Obsolescence And What To Do About It

Neil Patrick | E-Financial Careers

The financial crisis of 2007/8 precipitated the mass exodus of thousands from the banking sector. The aftermath required radical restructurings of balance sheets and org charts. But the worst hasn’t passed. There’s an even bigger threat to financial sector jobs that no amount of restructuring, improved liquidity or better governance can address. Prior to the

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How To Disagree With Your Boss And Still Get Ahead

Sanjay Sanghoee | Time

Disagreeing with your boss in the right way can benefit your organization as well as your career The fear of disagreeing with authority is universal. It exists in life, and certainly in the regimented corporate workplace. While millennials are arguably more willing to express their opinions to a superior, most workers still remain shy –

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The Body Language Thats Making You Unemployable

Sarah Butcher | E-Financial Careers

Why have you been to multiple job interviews and had no job offers? Why do your interviewers look at you as if you’re Nigel Farage? Share on twitter Why do they stare out the window while you explain your motivation for working there? If you’re interviewing for a job in an investment bank, your lack of

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A Step-by-Step Guide To Acing Informational Interviews For Investment Banking

Beecher Tuttle | E-Financial Careers

Most analyst and associate classes at investment banks get filled through internship programs and campus visits. The problem for many hopeful bankers is that the Goldman Sachs’s and J.P. Morgan’s of the world don’t visit every university campus. In fact, they tend to only target a short list of top schools. So what do you

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Yes, Your Co-Workers Are Judging You

Elliott S. Weissbluth | In Pulse

As a new hire, the process of proving your worth is just beginning. The most successful new hires are the ones who exhibit certain traits and behaviors in their first three months on the job. Listen, Learn and Observe Understanding the culture of the organization should be your top priority. That means more listening and

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Exit Interview Advice: Keep Your Mouth Shut!

Beecher Tuttle | E-Financial Careers

Bonus announcement season is approaching, and with it comes the realization of many in the industry that they are ready to move on. Typically, hundreds across Wall Street will saunter into the office of their boss and quit after receiving their bonus check, whether it be to take another job in banking or to leave

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