City faces loss of 30,000 jobs in a year of bloodletting BY ANUSHA BRADLEY

UP TO 30,000 City workers face the axe this year as the credit crunch forces financial services firms to tighten their belts, recruiters warned yesterday.

“It’s going to be nasty. I think 25,000 to 30,000 jobs will be lost in London over the next eight to 12 months,” said Jeff Greene, vice …


Learn the top rules of recruitment By Rick Linde Partner, Battalia Winston

The size of a company is often one of the greatest factors in determining work success or failure, but is rarely taken into real consideration by job seekers. Few marketers can play in all three (small, medium and large) work envi¬ronments. Most find their comfort zone by trial and error and …


The Inside Job Wall Street Cuts Are the Highest Since 2001 By Liz Wolgemuth

The mortgage mess has had Wall Street banks cutting jobs in the greatest numbers since the tech bust of 2001, according to Bloomberg. Over the past nine months, Wall Street firms have slashed more than 34,000 jobs. “So far, Citigroup has eliminated 1.7 percent of its workforce, while Lehman has chopped …


Wall Street Firms Cut 34,000 Jobs, Most Since 2001 Dot-Com Bust By Yalman Onaran

Wall Street banks hit by mortgage losses and writedowns have cut more than 34,000 jobs in the past nine months, the most since the dot-com boom fizzled in 2001….

…“This crisis is much worse than 2001 and we don’t know how long it’s going to last,” said Jo Bennett, a partner at executive …


Business Basics Checking Your Credit Before Employers Do By Tara Weiss

It’s no longer enough to come to a job interview with resume, references and job experience in hand. A growing number of employers are now studying a candidate’s credit history before making an offer…

…Employers see it as a way to determine the job seeker’s character. “It tells the potential employer …


Golden Global: Building the International Resume by John Cummings

As U.S.-based businesses expand their global reach, finance chiefs with international experience are increasingly in demand. Terence Gallagher, president of New York City-based executive recruiting firm Battalia Winston International, has helped dozens of professionals broaden their experience with placements abroad. …