‘no jerk’ policy

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    Is Bob Diamond Padding His Jerk-Firing Numbers?

    As some of you may recall, last year in an interview with the Finanacial Times, Bob Diamond revealed the secret to Barclays success: “a no-jerks policy on hiring, taken seriously from the top executive suites on down.” Unfortunately, despite a rigorous interview process, some pricks still slip through. Deadly serious about not having time for […]

    / Dec 14, 2011 at 1:13 PM
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    The (Alleged) Secret To Barclays’ Success: Strict Enforcement Of Hiring Rule Generally Waived At Other Banks

    This is the first bold claim in a Financial Times article today on how Barclays Capital has done so well for itself over the last 14 years: “most investment banks claim to have a ‘no-jerk’ policy on hiring.” Of course, on occasion, said rule is overlooked. Not too many times, once, maybe twice at Goldman […]

    / Mar 15, 2010 at 1:45 PM

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