The following is said to be an initiative test that has been used as part of the recruitment process by a well known investment bank.
Here's some of the dumbest things people have said / wrote.
Here's an oldie we've dusted off. Send it to a friend to make them smile.
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I got fired recently as I breached our firm's drinking policy.
No wonder it's difficult to get candidates with good quant skills. Enjoy!
This little gem was sent in by one of our readers. It's said to be a true e-mail sent to staff at a well-known managment consulting firm - although it's probably too good to be true.
Business trips abroad can often be a welcome break from office routine, but sometimes they can go hideously wrong.
Here's something sent in by one of our readers.
Here our Highly Placed Professional gives his take on bonus day.
Credit Suisse has announced that Khim Tan has joined the Asset Management division as a Director in the Customized Fund Investment Group ('CFIG'), based in Singapore.
We all know that whereas M&A was once King, the torch has now passed to the trading boys. Well, Trader Monthly magazine recently published its second annual list of the world's most successful traders (for 2004). The magazine has estimated what each trader makes by speaking to hundreds of industry sources, and sometimes the traders themselves. Because it is difficult to get a precise number, an earnings range has been applied against each trader's name. Here are the guys at the Top of that list:
The Wall Street Journal had a great article last week about ICAP boss Michael Spencer. Here are some of the highlights:
Here's a little something sent in by one of our readers.
CNN has just published a list compiled by Fortune magazine of the largest charitable donations in US history. Here's the list:
The pods have landed, offering an oasis of calm for busy city workers.
Sir Bobby Robson called him 'a God' and the greatest player he had managed. Injuries robbed him of the chance to stake his claim as the greatest but he is without doubt one of the greats of modern times. Here's a compilation of all his 62 goals for Brazil.
Here's the list:
Here's Wall Street wannabee Aleksey Vayner sent in his video with an 11-page resume to UBS investment Bank in New York.
Merrill Lynch staff came first and third place in this year's Here Is The City Line Manager of the Year poll. And, to celebrate this success, an award ceremony took place at the firm's London offices a couple of weeks back.