From the latest insights our team provided in the industry to the most recent press release and important news, the Wall Street Services’ Press Room will be your one-stop-shop to company news, updates, and more. If you are a member of the press and interested in speaking to a member of our team, contact us.
Press Releases, Reports, and More
Wall Street Services’ Wins a 2013 North America Candidate Experience Award
November 4, 2013
Wall Street Services was one of the 122 firms that participated in the 2013 award and benchmarking program, and the only recruiting firm that focuses on candidates in the finance and investment banking industry to win an award. This is the second year in a row the Wall Street Services’ team has won this award.
Inforgraphic – How to Recruit the Best Professionals in Finance
June 19, 2013
When it comes to achieving your firm’s goals, a talented team makes all the difference. Our recruitment program creates a streamlined source of on-demand, specialized, and motivated professionals from a diverse background of financial experience, from up-and-coming entry level candidates to seasoned senior-level professionals. Check out a recent study we conducted on our community of consultants – the top 2% of applicants – including applicant source, recruiting process, level of education, type of positions, and more.
Market Data Report – Q1 2013
April 15th, 2013
The first quarter market data report covers a number of topics regarding industry and candidate activity, recruiting trends, and significant legislation alerts that will affect hiring. Our team expects 2013 to be a banner year – the market is improving and demand is increasing. As the first quarter comes to a close we expect even better results in the second quarter and are excited to share with you key findings we have noticed over the past 3 months.
Wall Street Services’ Wins a 2012 North America Candidate Experience Award
November 14, 2012
Wall Street Services was one of only two recruiting firms to be named a 2012 CandE winner and the only firm focusing exclusively on financial recruiting. Among the winners are some of the most well-known brands worldwide including Deloitte, The Adidas Group, Capital One, Intel, PepsiCo, and more.
New Event Series: Job Seeker Workshop
July 23, 2012
The Job Seeker Workshop is a monthly event held at Wall Street Services Headquarters in New York City. The event was created by our recruiters as they saw a need in the industry to help educate Finance Professionals in their job search. A seasoned Wall Street Services recruiter, Suzanne Havranek believes, “there is so many great talented people that just need a bit of one on one help to clean up their resume or insights into little details at the interview that can make a big difference or even when you are on the job; small actions that can help you reach your goal.
Orchard Street Partners and Wall Street Services Announce Strategic Partnership
June 27, 2011
Orchard Street Partners, a leading provider of management consulting services to the financial services industry, announced today that they have formed a strategic partnership with Wall Street Services, a leading provider of contract employee solutions to the financial services community.
Wall Street Services in the News
The Art of Landing Un-Posted Jobs on Wall Street
eFinancialCareers – 04/15/2013
Many job openings in banking aren’t posted online, particularly for higher-level positions. When facing this predicament, don’t take the easy route and email your resume to some generic company inbox. It’s time to delve into your network and start sleuthing.
Explaining why you’ve been out of work for months
eFinancialCareers – 04/09/2013
Finding a new job on Wall Street or in the City is no easy task, particularly when you have been out of the workforce for months. Employers and recruiters notice those gaping holes in your resume. Such gaps aren’t a death sentence – you just need the right answers and a confident attitude.
Nine Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid
eFinancialCareers – 03/25/2013
A cover letter is an opportunity to differentiate yourself from a stack of similar resumes. But more so, it’s a chance for hiring managers to weed out candidates who show poor judgment. Ask any recruiter or hiring manager – a bad cover letter hurts you more than a great cover letter improves your chances.
Spike in M&A Activity Could Open Doors to Hiring
Yahoo! News – 02/22/2013
Following a near five-year hiatus, robust M&A activity has returned in 2013, and with it the potential of hiring in an industry that has seen significant workforce reductions since the birth of the economic crisis.
Citi’s Corbat Risks Tunnel Vision with New Exec Team
Yahoo! News – 01/11/2013
Citigroup chief executive Michael Corbat is a company lifer, having spent his entire career at the banking giant or its predecessor companies. Three months into the job, Corbat named his two lieutenants, Jamie Forese and Manuel Medina-Mora, who have also dedicated nearly their entire career to Citi. The move provides the bank with what it needs most – continuity and control – but it also further insulates Citi from outside opinions and ideas, in what could be a dangerous move.
What Credit Downgrade? Cantor Says It Will Keep Hiring
eFinancialCareers – 12/18/2012
At a time when other banks are slashing costs and cutting staff, Cantor Fitzgerald is shrugging off questions about its financial health and says it will continue expanding.
J.P. Morgan’s Trading Losses Mean More Jobs For Some
eFinancialCareers – 06/25/2012
The unexpected trading loss at J.P. Morgan may be helping fuel the growing interest among financial services firms in hiring employees experienced in compliance issues such as the Volcker Rule.
Working With A Wall Street Recruiter To Find That Dream Brokerage Job
Forbes – 04/04/2012
In an effort to take the temperature of the industry, I’ve been speaking to a number of recruiters; trying to learn who’s hiring, what compensation packages are being offered, and where the future of the Street is headed.
When to Accept a Contract Post (And When Not To)
eFinancialCareers – 10/03/2011
The question of whether or not to pursue a contract finance job doesn’t usually come up for most professionals until they’ve been laid off or need to return to the workforce after an absence.