Great news: "[T]op investment banks are now intending to hire one-third more graduates this year than last. Their remarkable resilience to the downturn, and this year's strong recovery in the financial markets, mean that opportunities still exist in banking for those with the skill and tenacity to get them."
That sure warms the cockles of my heart. How about you?
What they don't tell recruits, however, is that the world of investment banking is full of hidden perils, not the least of which is the risk of a broken heart. From Columbia Business School's Follies of 2006 comes a trailer for a movie about the dangers of office romance in a business that broke the back of the American economy.
Note to politically correct hypersensitive readers: if you're offended, take it up with CBS. Don't hate the playa, hate the game.