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The difference between working for a corporate and getting a job at a corporate

The landscape of the working world is most interesting. For every industry, the value chain consists of a vast array of one man bands, small start-ups, SMMEs, large corporates, multinationals and in cases, large institutions. For each of these, there  is a spread of people, talent and the way business gets done. The entrepreneur in […]

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Imagine listing yourself on the stock exchange

“How much would you list yourself on the stock exchange for?” is a typical question that comes up in RMB Class Of interviews. The thinking behind this that has been put forward by candidates is quite interesting. And it begs the question – do we look at ourselves as our own investments? For those a […]

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Lunch with Michael Jordaan

Yesterday, the Class Of group shared lunch with Michael Jordaan, FNB CEO, and Alan Pullinger, RMB CEO. The Class Of programme is an initiative started by Paul Harris that looks to bring in talented young professionals with a hunger for investment banking into RMB. You can read more about the program here. The alumni network […]

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Remember me?

I’m pretty bad at remembering names. You might introduce yourself to me and I end up calling you “dude”, “guy”, “bru” or “you” for months to come. I’m also ears to the ground listening for mutual friends to mention your name so I can store it again. Year after year my New Year’s resolution is […]

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2009 – The Year of the Pretender | The Banker

Last year I went to Premier Personnel to try and make a quick buck off of the placing of students that finish up their studies and their jobs at Penguin Tutoring at the agency – in essence trying to “sell the recruitment agency a dose of their own medicine”. The MD and senior manager obviously […]

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