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    Barclays Cares About Its Junior Bankers Too Ya Know

    Like Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Bank of America, Credit Suisse, Bank of Montreal, and Citigroup before it, Barclays has decided that all work and no play make for grumpy junior mistmakers. Unlike the “protected weekend” adopted by JPMorgan and Citi, and the 36-hour weekend favored by Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse, the Brits are taking […]

    / Feb 28, 2014 at 2:15 PM
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    P.S. Citi Is Serious Protecting Its Junior Bankers’ Weekends

    After sending out a memo yesterday informing junior employees that vacations are now mandatory and one weekend a month must be spent outside the office, management reiterated:

    / Jan 30, 2014 at 12:50 PM
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    Citigroup Jumps On The “Protected Weekend” Bandwagon

    Like JP Morgan, Citi’s junior bankers will now have one weekend a month to spend as they please (though keep those Blackberries on), according to a memo sent out today.

    / Jan 29, 2014 at 4:11 PM
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    Bank Of Montreal Also Allowing Junior Bankers Some Semblance Of A Life

    BMO’s initiative actually began over the summer, before Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Bank of America, and Credit Suisse decided to throw their young a bone. Like JPMorgan, BMO’s new rules include a “protected weekend,” though unique to the Canadiens’ plan is a clause that states senior managers wishing to assign work after 2PM on a […]

    / Jan 24, 2014 at 12:58 PM
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    Christmas Come Early For JP Morgan Junior Employees

    Back in the day, as in pre-2008, attempts to make the job of a Wall Street junior banker slightly more palatable would have been laughed off as crazy and unnecessary. The main reason was that any complaints to management about treating young employees like indentured servants could be met with: “Yeah…but you’re/they’re making a ridiculous […]

    / Dec 16, 2013 at 3:08 PM

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