Feeling Overwhelmed? Tips for the Overworked Investment Banking Professional

July 8, 2013

It’s easy to find yourself buried in paperwork and projects.  Many investment banking professionals find that their staff is lighter and their work load heavier making it easy to fall behind and feel overwhelmed with their job.  If you are feeling stressed or overwhelmed at work, here are some ways to help yourself get ahead […]

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3 Common Mistakes Young Investment Banking Professionals Make

July 1, 2013

You have graduated from college and are ready for that first investment banking job.  You want to succeed and be competitive with your colleagues. But many of your colleagues have more education and experience than you do. How do you ensure you don’t let this intimidate you to the demise of your investment banking career?  […]

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The Line between Social and Professional Networking in Investment Banking

June 24, 2013

The line between social and professional networking can sometimes get a little blurry.  However, whether you are using Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn, if you decide to utilize these popular social networking sites to do professional investment banking networking, there are some precautions or parameters you should consider. Have a simple profile.  Don’t make your profile […]

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How to Move Your Investment Banking Job Search Forward

June 17, 2013

The job search process can be taxing.  Therefore, it is important for every investment banking professional to know how to keep the job hunt moving forward. This can never be said enough – No matter what job you are applying for in investment banking, your resume MUST be professional.  Avoid common resume mistakes by proofreading […]

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3 Things to Do on LinkedIn Today to Improve Your Investment Banking Career

June 3, 2013

LinkedIn is one of the most active online communities for professionals and is a great resource for investment banking professionals.  As a professional in the investment banking community, whether you are new to the profession or been around for a while, utilizing LinkedIn can be helpful to your career.  Here are three things you can […]

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Recommitting to Your Investment Banking Career

May 7, 2013

We all have times in our careers when we lose interest – lose momentum.  If you have found that you have lost your commitment to your investment banking career and are interested in recommitting yourself, here are some tips to help you get refocused and recommitted to your career. Remember what you loved about your […]

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Important Questions to Ask AFTER You Receive the Investment Banking Job Offer

April 29, 2013

Getting through the job application and interview can seem like the daunting part of your job hunt, but once you have received the investment banking job offer, you still have some work to do.  Though you have prepared for your job interview and you have finally been offered the job, you need to make sure […]

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Time Management Programs to Help Every Investment Banking Professional

April 22, 2013

As a busy investment banking professional, you may be looking to find more ways to become efficient with your time. Time management can be a challenge but, today, there are many computer programs and applications that can help every investment banking professional better manage their tasks and time. There are several programs that you, as […]

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Tips for Being Productive in Investment Banking

April 8, 2013

Investment banking can be a very demanding occupation. There are times when you likely feel as you are being pulled in every direction. Being efficient and productive in your job is important to your success.  Here are some tips to help you find ways to be more productive in investment banking. Limit Distraction – Today’s […]

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Getting Your Investment Banking Promotion

April 4, 2013

Feel you are ready for that next step in your career? If you are ready for that next step, and hoping for a promotion in investment banking, it is best to get on the path ahead of time. If you are hoping to get that next big promotion, now is the time to prepare your […]

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Benefits of Effective Communication in Investment Banking

March 11, 2013

In investment banking, you will quickly find that communication is one of the most important parts of your job. Whether you are communicating with your coworkers, clients, or customers, you will need to be an effective communicator and know how to communicate well.  There are many benefits to having good communication skills in investment banking. […]

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Why You Did Not Get That Investment Banking Job

February 11, 2013

Are you looking for the first investment banking job, or trying to switch careers to the investment banking field? Have you sent out numerous resumes only to receive little to no invitations for an interview? You may be trying to decide what you are doing wrong and why you aren’t getting those interviews. Here are […]

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3 Tips for Making Your Name in Investment Banking

January 28, 2013

Whether you are looking for your first job, or switching your career focus to investment banking, it is important to get your name out there in the investment banking field.  Today, professionals have many ways to make a name for themselves within their field. Here are some tips: Business cards – As a investment banking […]

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How to Find an Investment Banking Recruiter

January 21, 2013

Many investment banking job hunters hope that they can get the attention of an investment banking recruiter. If you are one those jobseekers, you may wish to figure out some of the best way to find a recruiter and find your next investment banking job through a recruiter. Here are some ways you can get […]

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4 Things to Think About When Preparing for your Investment Banking Interview

January 13, 2013

As soon as you walk in the interview room, your interview has started. In fact, the interview started before you got there, while the interviewer read your resume, job application, or whatever you used to apply for the job.  However, the real interview, the one in person, began the minute you arrived, whether you realized […]

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5 Ways to Stay Focused and Be Productive as an Investment Banker

January 4, 2013

Every investment banker knows that his time is worth money and that to be productive is the key to a successful career. As an investment banker, you may be looking for ways to maximize your time and ensure you are meeting and exceeding your potential.  Here are some ways to ensure you stay focused and […]

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Investment Banking Holiday Networking Tips

December 24, 2012

The holidays are an excellent time to do some networking. Whether you are looking for a new investment banking job or not, keeping up with your contacts is important, in fact, vital to your career. The holidays provide many opportunities to network or build your contact list so be sure to use it to your […]

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4 Qualities Every Investment Banker Needs

December 17, 2012

As an investment banker, you will find that there are qualities that are helpful in order for you to do your job effectively.  If you want to be a successful investment banker and be a leader within your organization, it is important to display or develop some of the important qualities that every investment banker […]

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3 Things to Do to Organize Your Day as an Investment Banker

December 13, 2012

Organizing your day is an important part of being a productive investment banker. There are many ways to organize your day and projects; however, below are some things you can do to organize your day to help make you the most effective manager you can be. PREPLAN – One of the best ways to organize […]

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4 Qualities Every Financial Modeling Professional Needs

December 10, 2012

  4 Qualities Every Financial Modeling Professional Needs   As a financial modeling professional, you will find that there are qualities that are helpful in order for you to do your job effectively.  If you want to be a successful financial modeling professional and be a leader within your organization, it is important to display […]

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Improving Technology Skills in Investment Banking

December 3, 2012

The field of investment banking is laden with technology. As with almost every field, technology plays a role in successful business operations. When working in investment banking, it is vital that you have a good understanding of the technology used with your field.  Additionally, it is important to keep your skills up-to-date.  Here are some […]

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Low-Stress Holidays – Tips for Every Investment Banker

November 29, 2012

As an investment banker, you are sure to have realized that things are a little different around the workplace lately.  Most likely this is due to the holidays.  During the holidays, there is a lot that must be coordinated.  In addition to normal workload and daily tasks, there are typically several employees off work, which […]

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Getting Ready for your Investment Banking Interview

November 18, 2012

Getting a call for an investment banking job interview is exciting. However, your journey is really just beginning. Getting ready for your investment banking job interview can take some time and preparation but with some effort you can make yourself ready for your interview and feeling confident as you go in to land your next […]

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Why Goals are Important in Investment Banking

November 12, 2012

In investment banking, it is imperative to have goals set for every stage of your day and career. Daily goals can help you keep your day on track as much as career goals can help you remember for what you are working.  As a professional in the investment banking field, you will find that goal […]

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Top 3 Investment Banking Resume Tips

November 5, 2012

Your resume is one of the most important investment banking tools you have.  As you begin your investment banking job hunt, you will find that having an up-to-date resume is imperative to landing your next job. These tips can help you ensure your resume is the best possible to help you in your job search. […]

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Over 50 Job Search Tips – Looking for an Investment Banking Job Later in Life

October 29, 2012

Finding a job, especially later in life, can be challenging. Many baby boomers have found it difficult when job hunting, especially in these competitive times. As an investment banking professional, or someone wanting to break into the investment banking field, you will find that it is just as challenging to find a job.  Here are […]

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Getting a Higher Salary as an Investment Banker

October 25, 2012

As an investment banker, you may feel that the time has come that you to receive a raise. Getting a higher salary is important to most investment bankers.  This is not just for the sake of money but also for the fact that you want to feel appreciated and recognized for your hard work.  However, […]

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Don’t Do These Things – Investment Banking Career Blunders

October 19, 2012

Being a professional in the field of investment banking brings with it many important decisions.  One of the most important decisions you will make is how to handle yourself in your career. In investment banking, professionalism is a key to success. Keeping in mind some of these career blunders can help you stay focused on […]

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Bad Communication Habits in Investment Banking

October 15, 2012

As a investment banking profession, you may find that you spend a lot of time communicating in one form or another with colleagues, subordinates, or customers. It is critical to your success to develop good communication habits. If you want to have good communication habits with your coworkers and customer, you will want to ensure […]

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Planning Your Vacation in the Investment Banking Field

October 1, 2012

As a professional in investment banking, you may feel that it is impossible to leave the office for any length of time.  However, as the holiday season approaches, you may be thinking about an upcoming vacation. If you plan your vacation, and prepare your office for your vacation, you may find that taking a vacation […]

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