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Female Trader Sues After Being Asked To Do The Dishes

There's a raft a reports in the media Tuesday about Katharina Tofeji, the 38-year-old London-based trader who is seeking almost $2.8m from French bank BNP Paribas, claiming that she was forced from her job because of a culture of sexism. Ms Tofeji is claiming breaches of the bank's maternity and flexible working policies, sex discrimination and constructive dismissal.

Is This The Most Expensive Hire Of All Time ?

Citi CEO Chuck Prince may well be wielding the job axe (17,000 positions are to go in the first round of cuts), but it's good to see that the company is still on the hire - in fact, it has probably just made one of the most expensive hires of all time.

Citi - Who's King After Prince ? (The Shortlist)

It was in 2003 when Citi founder Sandy Weill tapped lawyer Chuck Prince for his successor as CEO. Chuck's had a tough time of it since - cleaning up after a series of regulatory problems, seeing costs rise at a faster rate than income in 2006 and standing by as the company share price remains in the toilet (shares are down around 7% this year).

City Jobs - It's Not All Bad News

Despite all the doom and gloom about the prospect of job losses in London's financial district (up to 1,000 jobs are thought likely to be lost over at Citigroup, and staff at ABN AMRO are at risk WHOEVER ends up acquiring the bank), it's not all bad news.



Buzz Salutes The US Flag

2012's Most Overused Buzzwords

LinkedIn has released its list of the most overused buzzwords on LinkedIn Profiles, and for the second year in a row, 'creative' tops the list.