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One Good Hobby = One Good Job

Rock Climbing - Guglielmo Losio

Why is it that, to be accepted for management jobs in a large bank or strategy consultancy firm, you have to have a special hobby. And reading celebrity autobiographies or shoe shopping doesn’t cut it. It has to be an extraordinary hobby.

Applying To Be Your Trophy Wife

Tiffany Round Solitaire

City girls know how to analyze a company’s balance sheet. City girls know how to draft watertight warranties. But when it comes to matters of the heart, they just can’t seem to seal the deal.

Losing Your Religion

Positure II - John Nyberg

Lately I’m trying to figure out why I’m still working in the financial industry. What drives me? What drives our colleagues?

Swapping Banking for La Vida Loca

Sarah & Mark by Iguaza Falls, Argentina

After three and half years working as an equity analyst in Canary Wharf, it was time for a change. A big change. So I left the City behind and set off to South America, where I would spend the next eight months travelling, and develop an idea that would become the first travel/social network website of its kind.

The Two Interns At the Next Desk

Office - Paulo Medeiros

Nowadays for students, the main route into the City is via internships. Hence, I find myself alongside my peers, scattered around London’s banks paying our dues as interns. But make no mistake. There is a significant difference in types of interns.