Financial Job Market

How College Grads Can Overcome Stereotypes And Get Hired On Wall Street

All too often, new college graduates are perceived as being lazy, disrespectful and entitled. Career expert David McKnight concurred that there is definitely the perception that some millennials are unprepared when they enter the workforce — from a presentation perspective, … Continue reading

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Being Ethical Inhibits Success, Say 53% of Financial Industry Execs

Executives within the financial services industry are struggling to cope with the notion that they should behave in an ethical matter. In a new report entitled A Crisis of Culture, The Economist Intelligence Unit surveyed executives from asset managers, commercial … Continue reading

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Biggest Hedge Fund Trends in 2013

What were the biggest trends that hedge funds encountered this year? According to Donald A. Steinbrugge, a Managing Partner at hedge fund consulting and marketing firm Agecroft Partners, one prevailing trend is that large managers still have an advantage over … Continue reading

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What’s It Like To Work For Goldman Sachs?

Founded in 1869, Goldman Sachs is one of the oldest and largest banks in existence. The company employs more than 32,000 individuals worldwide and is revered among those who wish to work in the financial sector. Surely it has had … Continue reading

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Market Watcher Stephen Eckett on Why The Stock Market Soars In December

December has proven to be the biggest month for stock markets all over the world. Stephen Eckett, author of The UK Stock Market Almanac 2014, has examined a number of theories that claim to explain this anomaly. “I don’t go … Continue reading

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SunTrust And Other Mid-Sized Banks Are Also Hiring Tons of New Employees

Last week StreetID reported on the thousands of new jobs that are available across the biggest local and international banks. From Chase and Citigroup to Capital One and Bank of America, these financial stalwarts are bringing in tons of new … Continue reading

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Citigroup, Chase, Bank of America And Other Big Banks Are Hiring Thousands of Employees

Startups and boutique investment firms may offer the best jobs for those who are lucky enough to attain them, but the biggest banks may provide work for everyone else. Citigroup, for example, is looking to fill more than 4,000 positions … Continue reading

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Five Tips For Starting a Hedge Fund And How To Build Its First Marketing Campaign

Now that hedge funds can finally advertise, they have a lot to think about. At the same time, the JOBS Act rules could make it easier for additional funds to be formed. Before aspiring managers get started, there are a … Continue reading

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Hedge Funds Seek New Growth Opportunities Through Marketing

Now that hedge funds are allowed to market their businesses, many are wondering when the first hedge fund commercial will appear on television. April Rudin, a financial services marketing strategist and digital media expert, believes that hedge fund marketing is … Continue reading

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Are Counter-Offers The Kiss of Death?

Job seekers might be tempted to accept a counter-offer from a current employer, especially if it means a significant pay boost. But it could be the kiss of death for those who wish to have an enjoyable and meaningful career. … Continue reading

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