The Weekly Minute Jul 23 2012

Hiring at J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs and for Accountants

By Julie Steinberg

Tip: J.P. Morgan Still Growing

Looking for a stable bank? J.P. Morgan is still expanding parts of its empire. The firm is gaining market share in small business banking and commercial banking and added 22 branches across the country last quarter. Commercial banking added 250 people last quarter, while asset management added nearly 200. The bank said it has hired more than 4,000 military veterans since the beginning of 2011.

Tools to get the job:

Age-Proofing Your Job Application

The Perfect Asset Management Resume

How to Get a Job After the Military

Tip: Climbing the Accounting Ladder

Getting your foot in the door at a public accounting firm or an accounting department at a private company is only the first step. If you want to make partner or become a chief financial officer, you need to be ready to work, travel, socialize with clients and colleagues, gain certifications and more.

Tools to get the job:

The Perfect Accounting Resume

So You Want to Be an Accountant

Accounting Firms Still Hiring

Tip: Goldman Goes West Down Under

Goldman Sachs is still hiring in certain parts of the firm, like in the investment banking office it just established in Perth, Australia. On a conference call last week, bank officials said the bank is also bullish on emerging markets and will continue to build up the wealth management business in Asia and Latin America. Finally, for the time being, the firm plans to hire more younguns than senior employees.

Tools to get the job:

Goldman's Plans Next Quarter

How to Get a Finance Job Through On-Campus Recruiting

The Perfect Investment Banking Resume

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