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.
As Rako reminds us, conference calls are never, ever a waste of time.
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.
...paying me. Yes, we are all whores. OK, maybe not whores. Upmarket escorts, then.
Whilst the Rat is busy dealing with such small matters as sovereign bankruptcies, it is all Greek to Rako...
...the whole truth, and something in between.
Lately I’m trying to figure out why I’m still working in the financial industry. What drives me? What drives our colleagues?
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.
Tomorrow, dozens of bankers will be going to the top. No, not to the top of the ladder, but to the top of Tower 42!
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.
New research suggests losing your temper increases your risk of a heart attack or stroke, so do we all need to calm down?
People under 65 who eat a lot of meat, eggs and dairy are four times as likely to die from cancer or diabetes, study suggests
Research by the Medical University of Graz say vegetarians are more likely to think they have poorer health and relationships