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If you make it to the top of your game, you should be able to dispense some pearls of wisdom to others lower down the career ladder. Senior financiers give us their top tips.
Financial services firms love hiring students from this UK university - and it's not Oxford, Cambridge or the London School of Economics.
Want to know what it's really like working as a private banker - it's definitely not all caviar, bonuses and weekends on luxury yachts.
The new analysts hired by Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland in 2013 are an unusually bright bunch of straight A students with a long history of financial services experience at a young age.
Investment bankers assume they can switch to another part of the financial sector with ease - they can't, and a gradual transition is better. This new niche is attracting more people.
More countries are closing off their financial jobs to expats in favour of local candidates, but there's one part of the world where foreigners are still in copious demand.
If you want to give an honest appraisal of the issues facing the banks you're interviewing with, ask these questions. You will need to be very brave, however.