Archive for August 2007

August 24th, 2007, 12:55 pm

Golf for the Girls? Is Golf Interesting or Boring?

by Nicki Gilmour

Nicki Gilmour invites you to Golf Lessons with a Pro +Wine Chelsea Piers, NYC 10th October 2007, 6.30pm -8pm then drinks. It is always great to get out of the office and pretend to be working. Doesn’t it seem that way when people are out playing golf? “doing deals” -working on their tans I think [...]

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August 22nd, 2007, 4:20 pm

Expert Answers: Blocked from moving up in Equity Sales

I’m a female associate with two years’ experience working in Equity Sales. My immediate boss is a very nice man, but overworked and snowed under, so we’re always very busy. I’ve seen similarly qualified and experienced male associate peers move ahead, assigned to bigger, more lucrative sectors, but I seem stuck in a relatively small [...]

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August 22nd, 2007, 3:24 pm

There may be trouble ahead: Turmoil in the markets

How do you stay safe when the markets are a mess? Big hiring strategies and massive expansions have vanished. Where does that leave you and your job?

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August 22nd, 2007, 1:14 pm

Leaving the office: Connie’s story

Connie Thanasoulis has just left her job at Merril Lynch after seven years, for a much-needed break. She worked at Merrills most recently as Director and Chief Operating Officer for Campus Recruiting, having spent a total of twenty-one years working in the industry. She’s taking time out to enjoy the things she hasn’t previously had [...]

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August 21st, 2007, 2:51 pm

From here to maternity…

If you’re a female of a certain age and working in banking, you’ll appreciate that at a variable point in your thirties (round about early- to mid-) your career track and biological clock mysteriously start working against each other.

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August 20th, 2007, 2:57 pm

Voice of Experience: Christy Bremner, Thomson Financial

Voice of Experience: Women who have made it, on their own terms, reaching the upper echelons of the professional world. TheGlassHammer is delighted to give a platform to those women who have blazed a trail…Christy Roux Bremner, Global MD, PORTIA, Thomson Financial, gives us her career insights.

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August 20th, 2007, 1:27 pm

Chatty women – v – strong silent types

It never ceases to amuse that there are earnest, dedicated, educated researchers who get paid to state the obvious. I have to draw your attention to the latest research beauty: ‘The female chatterbox who never lets men get a word in edgeways…is nothing more than a myth.”

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August 20th, 2007, 10:00 am

Workplace worries: Ask our experts

Six months ago my former boss returned from maternity leave and decided to job share. I now have two bosses – and a far heavier workload than I had before. I’ve tried explaining to them that I’m snowed under keeping them both briefed, but they aren’t receptive and keep piling on the paperwork. What can [...]

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August 20th, 2007, 10:00 am

Appraisals and how to avoid the pitfalls

Time to plan ahead for your appraisal? Never too early to do think ahead for this one. It isn’t very bright to wait until the last minute, cross your fingers behind your back, walk into the boss’s office and hope for the best.

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August 20th, 2007, 10:00 am

From the top: keeping ahead of the herd

Pat David, Head of Diversity, Citi Markets & Banking, shares her career hints with readers:

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