03 Jun '11, 11am

Straight Talk: A senior UBS banker explains how to ace interviews and avoid

Straight Talk: A senior UBS banker explains how to ace interviews and avoid failure during your first days on the job 3 June 2011 Lutfey Siddiqi Lutfey Siddiqi CFA, head of FICC corporate coverage & FX distribution Asia-Pacific gives some sage advice to young bankers. It can be disconcerting for fresh graduates to shift from the heights of academia to the bottom rung of a bank. Apart from a reversal in status, many find the unarticulated rules of the game –expectations around norms of conduct and the drivers of recognition – somewhat disorientating. Here are the two stages of “cultural conversion” that new entrants need to go through: 1. The interview a. Get into the sell mode: Don’t expect the facts on the CV to be self evident. While a CV is usually structured in the visually-appealing style of chronological bullet points, you can choose your verbal narrative based on ar...

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