20 of the best articles on eFinancialCareers from 2014

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If you’re a regular reader of eFinancialCareers – thank you, and please come back again in 2015. If you’re not, look what you’ve missed out on. Our editors have taken the liberty of selecting their most favoured articles written over the past 12 months, which aim to provide a mix of advice, insider news and information and guidance on how to develop your finance career.

The most (and least) stressful jobs in banking and finance

Prop trading is “depressing” if you’re not in it for the money. Here’s how one BAML MD escaped, and stayed in finance

Why finance professionals can’t afford their children

One woman’s career journey from back office banking to ING boss in Singapore

CFA or MBA: Which is best for a finance career?

A brutally honest look at the life of a young investment banker

Recruiters say British bankers are lazy and monolingual

Investment banks in Asia hiring ‘washed out’ traders for compliance roles, doubling pay

The Carsten Kengeter guide to a career change at 40, and beyond

From banking to baking: “People are jumping out of investment banking at an unbelievable rate”

Staff localisation drive in Singapore forces banks to revamp hiring policies

The raw, funny truth about being a trader in the US, Europe and Asia

A (long) day in the life of a Goldman Sachs analyst

Why Google hasn’t hired any ex-bankers for its investment arm

Fitness, naps and meditation: The science of becoming a better fund manager

What banks in Asia really want to know when they interview you

Investment banks’ back office workers: underpaid, under-appreciated and under-pressure

How much can you earn now as an investment banker in your 30s

How to start a banking career at Citi in Asia

Six ways to identify great recruiters




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