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Which are the jobs with the best work-life balance?

Which are the jobs with the best work-life balance?

n our latest study we asked 1,360 professionals how they feel about their work-life balance: engineering and IT workers are much happier with their work-life balance compared to other respondents.
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Is technology putting your job at risk?

Is technology putting your job at risk?

In our latest study, we asked 900 professionals across several industries and countries if they believed their job was being threatened by technological improvements.
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Accountants and Auditors: Which are the best paying jobs?

Accountants and Auditors: Which are the best paying jobs?

Trying to decide on a career path can be a daunting experience, especially when jobs appear fairly similar from the outside and the financial consequences of picking an employer are unclear.
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Which MBAs provide the best return on investment?

Which MBAs provide the best return on investment?

Given the time and financial investment required for a MBA degree, prospective students should look into return on investment for each of the options being considered.
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My internship at Emolument in 7 points

My internship at Emolument in 7 points

Emolument has its own story, and I feel like I am now part of it. I witnessed and contributed to several stages of Emolument's development
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Top 30 European Universities & Business Schools

Top 30 European Universities & Business Schools

With UK universities increasing tuition fees, European universities outside the UK become an even more attractive option for students. But which produce the best paid graduates?
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Internships: Find the sweetspot

Internships: Find the sweetspot

With internship season in full swing, many students will be aiming to save as much as possible to fund their degree, while others will see the experience as a long term professional investment.
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Life after finance: What you need to know first

Life after finance: What you need to know first

Are you working in financial services, but dreaming of pastures new? Perhaps you’re ready for a total career change, but have no idea where to start?
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Brexit: What could it mean for bankers?

Brexit: What could it mean for bankers?

If Brexit were to come to pass, and London bankers were to consider opportunities on the continent, which would be the most attractive location for a professional relocation?
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Banking Versus Brokerage firms

Banking Versus Brokerage firms

The past few years have seen technology automating many functions and major investment banks under pressure to cut costs have been laying-off their traders resulting in many moving to brokerage firms.
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Fund managers: great salary expectations

Fund managers: great salary expectations

Taking some heat away from bankers, fund managers have recently received much heat themselves over their executive pay.
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6 Tricks to Staying Relevant and Valuable at Work

6 Tricks to Staying Relevant and Valuable at Work

When you find yourself reaching a plateau at work, it's time to aim higher. To keep your career on an upward trajectory, you need to do more than the bare minimum and take professional development into your own hands.
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5 ways to stay fit and healthy in the office

5 ways to stay fit and healthy in the office

For many people, working in an office is how they make their living - but it can also be quite damaging towards an employee's fitness or health, if not taken seriously.
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Best paying jobs in finance

Best paying jobs in finance

It is no secret that the Finance industry is among the most lucrative and best paid. However, it is worth researching and selecting a career with caution as there is a huge pay range within the sector.
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Are PhDs and Doctorates worth it?

Are PhDs and Doctorates worth it?

With almost 50% of people dropping out of studying PhDs, it is worth pondering if spending 4 to 6 years on a PhD or Doctorate is worth the time and financial sacrifice.
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Which are the highest paying consulting jobs?

Which are the highest paying consulting jobs?

Companies, in the finance industry and beyond, must deal with constant new requirements and legislation when it comes to reporting or business practices.
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7 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Contractor

7 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Contractor

Once upon a time, scoring a salary-based full time job was forefront in most workers' minds. Nowadays, the hunt for independence is on the rise with more people turning to contract work, where they can be their own boss and call the shots.
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Which are the highest paying trading jobs?

Which are the highest paying trading jobs?

Traders are amongst the best paid finance professionals. Vilified in the press, their hubris is said to have caused much of the financial market turmoil in recent years.
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Boost your savings with crowdlending!

Boost your savings with crowdlending!

You’ve been saving money for a while now. You’ve already considered several options, all time-consuming, expensive and risky. Stock-options are lame, you don’t know anything about Art, real estate is not in your capacity...
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Which are the highest paying cities in banking?

Which are the highest paying cities in banking?

With the impeding EU Referendum this June and stringent bonus cap regulations in place, bankers across the world search for locations with the best financial upside.
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Investing in your future: 5 simple steps to breaking old habits

Investing in your future: 5 simple steps to breaking old habits

Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves ? so goes the expression. The past five years have been turbulent and many people have chosen to hunker down, keep their assets in lower-risk places and weather the storm.
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Which are the best paying law firms in the UK?

Which are the best paying law firms in the UK?

While reputation, client lists and perception of future colleagues may be key criteria when considering which law firm to pick in the early stages of a legal career
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Best-paying MBAs to work in Technology, Finance or Professional Services

Best-paying MBAs to work in Technology, Finance or Professional Services

The considerable cost of MBAs has prospective students wondering how much they are likely to earn
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Best paying jobs in IT

Best paying jobs in IT

Do you know if Java salaries are higher than C# salaries? We have analysed data from 1,500 programmers to make sure you're informed!
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Which middle & back office jobs pay the most?

Which middle & back office jobs pay the most?

What are the best paying middle and back office jobs? Is the middle and back office star rising?
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What are the odds of making it to MD level?

What are the odds of making it to MD level?

How many analysts will become MDs? How long will it take?
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If at first you don't succeed...

If at first you don't succeed...

Feel like your career isn't going well? Take comfort from these famous failures
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How to supplement your salary without changing jobs

How to supplement your salary without changing jobs

Ways to earn extra money could be right under your nose (or roof!)
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Is joining a start-up a good career move?

Is joining a start-up a good career move?

Sometimes it pays to look beyond big business and get your hands dirty in an exciting start-up
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Top new business books

Top new business books

Our pick of 5 entertaining business books that could help you at work
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Employee benefits that could boost your salary

Employee benefits that could boost your salary

Salary isn't everything, so when you're looking for a job be sure to ask about other benefits
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There's an app for that!

There's an app for that!

Our list of 10 top apps that could make you more efficient at work
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Communication skills for career success

Communication skills for career success

Communicating well is one of the most vital skills for a successful career. Read our top tips on communication
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Top 11 business bloggers you can learn from in your spare time

Top 11 business bloggers you can learn from in your spare time

Blogs by people at the cutting-edge of business can give valuable (but free) insights for your own career
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Is it time to speak to a career coach?

Is it time to speak to a career coach?

For many people, a professional career coach could be exactly what they need to help them take the next step
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Top Twitter accounts to follow: Inspirational business gurus

Top Twitter accounts to follow: Inspirational business gurus

Twitter can be a great source of inspiration and advice for work, direct from the world's leading experts
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Could meditation help your career?

Could meditation help your career?

It might sound counter-intuitive, but stopping work to meditate could make you more productive
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Why having friends at work is so important

Why having friends at work is so important

Fascinating statistics reveal just how important it is to have friends at work, for you and the company.
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Which university degrees pay the most?

Which university degrees pay the most?

The top 20 list of which universities produce highest-earning graduates, including average salaries
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Top awards YOU could win in 2015

Top awards YOU could win in 2015

Winning an award at work is a great way to be recognised by your peers and give your career a big boost
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5 Office Secret Santa ideas

5 Office Secret Santa ideas

5 suggestions for your office Secret Santa that even your awkward colleague will like
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25 Odd Jobs That Make Money [INFOGRAPHIC]

25 Odd Jobs That Make Money [INFOGRAPHIC]

When we think about making big money at our job, we often think about traditional jobs: doctor, lawyer, banker.
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Why Emolument is the Best Salary Calculator

Why Emolument is the Best Salary Calculator

Today users have a variety of online options regarding salary comparison sites.
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How to Win Your Salary Negotiation [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Win Your Salary Negotiation [INFOGRAPHIC]

During the job interview process, negotiating the salary may well be the trickiest part.
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What is the Average European Salary?

What is the Average European Salary?

The average salary of a country is an indication of how well the country’s economy is doing.
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What are the 5 Essential Salary Calculators?

What are the 5 Essential Salary Calculators?

As the cost of living seems to rapidly increase each year, managing your income and career is more important than ever.
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How Much money do Bankers Make? [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Much money do Bankers Make? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Remuneration in the banking sector has always been a hot debate.
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UK vs. Europe: Where's The Best Place to Work?

UK vs. Europe: Where's The Best Place to Work?

When one is considering different career opportunities, you have to take into consideration a number of factors.
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How to Calculate Your Full Salary Package

How to Calculate Your Full Salary Package

When you are applying for a job, the subject of your salary will definitely come up.
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Why Should You Compare Your Salary to Your Peers?

Why Should You Compare Your Salary to Your Peers?

In the past, people considered comparing salaries between peers a big taboo.
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What are the Best Paid Careers on the Planet? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What are the Best Paid Careers on the Planet? [INFOGRAPHIC]

When choosing your career path, one of the main goals is to make good money.
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How much does a UK graduate earn?

How much does a UK graduate earn?

Once you graduate and never again have to stress over dissertations, you may feel the hard work is over. Think again!
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5 Ways of Using Body Language to Be the Best in Your Career

5 Ways of Using Body Language to Be the Best in Your Career

Positive body language is not only essential to a successful interview but a successful career.
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What is the History of Money? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What is the History of Money? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Money has been responsible for not only mankind's greatest achievements, but its biggest downfalls.
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How Best Paying Banks Use Social Media to Recruit

How Best Paying Banks Use Social Media to Recruit

Banks are becoming more open to embracing the benefits of social media. As job boards are an ancient relic, banks are becoming more aware of social media being a platform to not only connect with their customers but recruit.
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How to Find a Job Overseas

How to Find a Job Overseas

Whether you are interested in emerging market economics or teaching English to international business people, it is possible to find your ideal job overseas.
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Get Your Next Job in Finance with a Little Help From LinkedIn

Get Your Next Job in Finance with a Little Help From LinkedIn

Most business professionals have already established a presence on LinkedIn, but are they doing enough to gain the attention of savvy executive recruiters and banking hiring managers?
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How to Get a Job in Securities Sales and Trading

How to Get a Job in Securities Sales and Trading

Trading typically involves moving commodities, brokering bonds, or buying and selling stocks.  The work is most definitely challenging but the rewards are limitless.
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How to Use LinkedIn to Get a Banking Job

How to Use LinkedIn to Get a Banking Job

According to Career Enlightenment, 80% of companies use LinkedIn to hire candidates. This proves that LinkedIn, when used correctly, is great opportunity for getting access to the investment banking job of your dreams.
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5 Ways to Deal With a Difficult Boss

5 Ways to Deal With a Difficult Boss

One of the biggest reasons people complain about their job is a poor relationship with a manager. Being on good terms with a manager is vital to career happiness and success.
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How Fortune 500 Leaders Spend Every Minute of the Day

How Fortune 500 Leaders Spend Every Minute of the Day

Last month, John Rampton and his collaborator ran a survey with 163 top companies - the goal was to see whether they could determinate a typical day for their leaders.
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How to Negotiate Your Salary in 10 Simple Steps [VIDEO]

How to Negotiate Your Salary in 10 Simple Steps [VIDEO]

Regardless of your position in your company, you should look to renegotiate your salary every now and then. It can be somewhat intimidating but the worst you can do is not negotiating at all.
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The Wolf of Wall Street in 2 Minutes [VIDEO]

The Wolf of Wall Street in 2 Minutes [VIDEO]

If you happen to work in Finance, there is no doubt you have watched Scorsese's film the Wolf of Wall Street
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8 Ways to Break into Mergers and Acquisitions

8 Ways to Break into Mergers and Acquisitions

During an economic boom or economic bust, the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) industry is surprisingly robust. The buying and selling of companies is dynamic and requires highly skilled professionals to make deals happen.
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What is the Average Salary of a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)?

What is the Average Salary of a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)?

For accountants and especially Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), there is an endless supply of employment opportunity in both the public and private sector. As in most industries, the level of experience one has can dramatically affect compensation such as salary and benefits.
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Top 10 LinkedIn Groups for Finance Professionals

Top 10 LinkedIn Groups for Finance Professionals

There are a lot of Finance-related groups on LinkedIn so we narrowed the list down to the 10 most relevant. Join them now and start to interact with other members!
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What You Should Ask the Person Interviewing You

What You Should Ask the Person Interviewing You

When you apply for a new job, you may be stressed out about what questions the interviewers would ask you, and how you could answer them correctly. While it is important to answer these questions properly
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7 Tips to a Successful Salary Negotiation

7 Tips to a Successful Salary Negotiation

The first tips is to be prepared; before starting a salary negotiation during the job interview you want to write down exactly what your current package is and what you are looking for. Also, make sure you know the benchmark salary for the job you are in
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4 Winning Tips for Interview Success [INFOGRAPHIC]

4 Winning Tips for Interview Success [INFOGRAPHIC]

Interviews. Love them or hate them, it's what you have to sit through to get that dream job of yours. The web is full of interview advice which you can easily get lost in, to remedy the information overflow we'd like to present no more than four winning tips for your next job interview courtesy of our friends down at GovLoop
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How to Get the Salary You Want [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Get the Salary You Want [INFOGRAPHIC]

The trouble with negotiating salary is that the employers do it all the time and are therefore very skilled at it. Us normal folks typically only negotiate when we change jobs which means we need a bit of guidance.
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Will Tweeting with a Company Help Me Get Hired?

Will Tweeting with a Company Help Me Get Hired?

Can you actually tweet the company you want to work for and expect to get hired? 
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Should You Use a Headhunter to Get Your Next Job?

Should You Use a Headhunter to Get Your Next Job?

The job-hunting scene can be very competitive. If you are out looking for a job, you may...
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Are You Dealing with a Great Recruiter?

Are You Dealing with a Great Recruiter?

Nowadays job recruiters or headhunters have grown their own industry...
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Will an Employer in Finance Inspect My Facebook Profile?

Will an Employer in Finance Inspect My Facebook Profile?

he surge of social media has definitely changed the way the Human...
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How to Negotiate Your Salary in 10 Simple Steps

How to Negotiate Your Salary in 10 Simple Steps

Congrats, you got the job! But will you get the salary you want?
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Who are the Best Paid Bankers in the World? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Who are the Best Paid Bankers in the World? [INFOGRAPHIC]

In 2008, Citigroup, Merrill Lynch, and seven other U.S. banks paid out more than...
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Is the Finance Industry Making a Quiet Comeback? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Is the Finance Industry Making a Quiet Comeback? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The past few years have been akin to a roller coaster for the finance industry
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How to Negotiate a Higher Salary [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Negotiate a Higher Salary [INFOGRAPHIC]

Very few employees enjoy negotiating their salary. Not even their managers
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Should You Pay for Career Advice?

Should You Pay for Career Advice?

It can be a difficult decision to come to when you have not worked for a long time,
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What's the best CV layout: Chronological or Functional?

What's the best CV layout: Chronological or Functional?

When it comes to a resume, or a CV (curriculum vitae, depending on the industry
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I'm a Banker... Get Me Out of Here!

I'm a Banker... Get Me Out of Here!

Without a doubt, banking is stressful work. And as you might expect,
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Forget Writing a Cover Letter, Nobody Reads It Anyway!

Forget Writing a Cover Letter, Nobody Reads It Anyway!

Even just several years ago, cover letters were all the rage when it came to applying for jobs
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Should You Connect with All Recruiters on LinkedIn?

Should You Connect with All Recruiters on LinkedIn?

In the job market in 2014, social media is king. People routinely cull their Facebook,
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Should you put a picture on a CV?

Should you put a picture on a CV?

Resumes and curriculum vitae typically hold a great deal of formatting issues based
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Can Finance Professionals Be Authentic Like Creatives?

Can Finance Professionals Be Authentic Like Creatives?

Would you like to learn the language of authenticity?...
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Gordon Gekko's 10 Tips to Investment Banking

Gordon Gekko's 10 Tips to Investment Banking

He looks the part and belts out some...
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How Storytelling Can Help You Get the Best Jobs

How Storytelling Can Help You Get the Best Jobs

Your career is a story. It has twists, turns a plot line and hopefully...
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Middle and Back Office: How Much Can You Expect to Earn?

Middle and Back Office: How Much Can You Expect to Earn?

Since the Lehman collapse, the importance of Middle and Back Office departments has ...
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London vs Geneva: the Best Place to Live and Work

London vs Geneva: the Best Place to Live and Work

When you think of finance, and business and financial centers around the world, ...
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Top 10 Worst Finance Career Mistakes

Top 10 Worst Finance Career Mistakes

When plotting your five year and beyond career plan, keep these ...
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How to Grow Your Career in Finance

How to Grow Your Career in Finance

Finding your way to a financial career can be an overwhelming...
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How to Keep Your Head Cool in Salary Negotiations

How to Keep Your Head Cool in Salary Negotiations

When it comes to negotiating your own salary, it can be...
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How to Ask Your Manager for a Higher Salary

How to Ask Your Manager for a Higher Salary

Asking for money, for most people, is an awkward ...
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Top 10 Cities for a Career in Banking

Top 10 Cities for a Career in Banking

Advantages from the 10 best cities for you career in Banking
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How to Increase Your Salary When Working in Finance

How to Increase Your Salary When Working in Finance

People want financial professionals who are working in their best interest....
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Build Your Network

Build Your Network

How to get on the radar of recruiter and your HR professionals...
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How to be headhunted

How to be headhunted

Here's an update which should help you get your next job...
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Making the Most Out of LinkedIn (Part 1: Your Profile)

Making the Most Out of LinkedIn (Part 1: Your Profile)

Nowadays networking can be done virtually and LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional social network...
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How to Succeed in your Interview

How to Succeed in your Interview

Make sure you give your interviewer the signs he is looking for...
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Salary Negotiation : 5 vital tips

Salary Negotiation : 5 vital tips

Are you about to start negotiating your salary...
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