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Six Reasons Why Your Resume or CV Isn’t Getting a Response

  Many of us are familiar with the following scenario:  A dream job opens. You furiously update and polish your resume or CV to a high gloss. The grammar is pristine; the content is compelling. Everything seems perfect when you hit submit. Then, radio silence. Days, then weeks pass. No follow up e-mail. No phone…

Why Wall Street’s Newest Workers are Earning More — and Working Less

For years it’s been generally accepted that working on Wall Street is a bit of a “devil’s bargain.” Sure, the pay is sometimes phenomenal, yet the work hours are arduous enough to grind down even the most energetic young striver. A new study by a group of financiers is challenging…

Investment Banking Jobs Available as of July 31, 2015

Latest list of the current Investment Banking jobs available at the bulge bracket banks, mostly in New York. These listings are publicly available and accepting applications today from qualified candidates. This information is current as of our date of publication, and roles may be no longer active or taken out…

How to Turn Your Internship Into a Job

Landing a coveted internship at a major financial institution is no small feat. Elite firms such as Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs accept a relatively tiny fraction of the tens of thousands of internship applications they receive every year. And once you’re in the door, your odds of staying there are still…

The Top Talents/Skills that Make Finance Recruiters Take Notice

  We all want to make ourselves as appealing as possible to hiring managers. Yet it’s not always easy to divine the formula for optimal attraction. We can, however, make some educated guesses. And one simple yet clever way to determine what interests finance recruiters is to track what they’re searching for in resume and…

Could Punishing Wall Street Work Schedules Soon Become a Thing of the Past?

While bankers may have once worn their impossibly long hours as a badge of honor, larger cultural forces are threatening to upend that tradition. Nowhere is that more clear than in the recent case of Justin Kwan, an investment banker recently fired by Barclay’s. Kwan sent an e-mail to a group of summer interns at Barclay’s, warning them of…

How to Land Your Dream Job

Are you consumed by the idea of landing a dream job at one of the finest financial firms in the world? In that case, here’s some good news — there’s no secret handshake required. Securing this kind of position is relatively simple. Unfortunately, simple doesn’t mean easy. Goldman Sachs receives more than 10,000…