Whether you're looking for employment or just ass in the vicinity of Grand Central, take note: a male temp'ing tipster informs us that "there are high grade women to be found in Barclays' investment bank." And no, we did not send one of our interns to a temp agency so that he might sample the offerings at the various banks around town for your benefit, though now that I mention it, that's not such a bad idea.
Things Are Going To Suck For A While: UBS Investment Banking Chief, Basically
Or continue sucking, as it were.
Layoffs Watch '12: Some Barclays Senior Executives Want To Crank Things Up A Notch
Earlier this month, it was reported that Barclays' investment bank chief Rich Ricci was working on a little something called Project Mango,* which is similar to Bank of America's Project New BAC in that one aspect of it involves firing a bunch of people, as part of a plan to revamp the unit. According to the Journal, management is now putting the finishing touches on Project M and all that is left to decide is whether cutting 2,000 IBD jobs is enough or if they should think bigger.
Barclays CEO Feeling Pretty Confident Various Investigations Into Alleged Employee Misconduct Will Be But A Distant Memory In Short Order
Antony Jenkins has his fingers crossed the era of you know who is almost over.