Frontline Analysts Blog


Should off-site locations use cutting-edge work practices?

Darren Sharma 04/05/16 11:55

Cutting edge-work practices are non-standard ways of working which tend to increase productivity in higher value added roles. They include valets to make your staff’s lives easier, life coaching...

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Training cross asset analysts

Daniel Davies 05/04/16 11:30

As we start expanding our service range to cover equity, derivatives and risk as well as credit research, we have needed to expand our training and development programs to dvelop the skills of our...

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How we recruit the best talent to your team of analysts in India

Darren Sharma 03/02/16 10:54

I remember my first job interview. It was my first job after my postgraduate degree. The process concluded with a full day assessment centre. It was cold so I had to borrow a coat.  It didn't fit....

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Real research vs number crunching - the analyst's view

Neelam Aggarwal 08/01/16 09:50

As a credit analyst in India, there are a number of research firms touting themselves to you as offering global work. I chose Frontline because it offered me the chance to do real research and not...

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What it takes to be an elite Indian MBA

Nikhil Bansal 17/12/15 10:00

The Indian Institutes of Management ("IIMs") are the premier management education institutes in India. The IIM building program was initiated by India's first PM, Jawaharlal Nehru, so that India...

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Succession planning when out-sourcing analysts?!

Darren Sharma 15/12/15 11:30

Analysts with experience in the markets are valuable to you. Some experienced analysts will be recruited externally, but you would hope that most of your experienced analysts will have been...

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How to get low staff turnover in off-shore arrangements

Darren Sharma 10/12/15 11:00

Off-shore staff are notorious for high levels of turnover. I’m guessing that McDonald's wherever you live has high turnover of staff too. Is it something about Indians? Is it something about...

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Real analysis of VaR models, credit models and balance sheet numbers

Darren Sharma 08/12/15 15:00

Numbers are alluring. They are seductive and they are universal. Mind Your Language was not set in a maths class.

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Should off-site locations use cutting-edge work practices?

Darren Sharma 04/05/16 11:55

Cutting edge-work practices are non-standard ways of working which tend to increase productivity in higher value added roles. They include valets to make your staff’s lives easier, life coaching...

Read More

Training cross asset analysts

Daniel Davies 05/04/16 11:30

As we start expanding our service range to cover equity, derivatives and risk as well as credit research, we have needed to expand our training and development programs to dvelop the skills of our...

Read More

How we recruit the best talent to your team of analysts in India

Darren Sharma 03/02/16 10:54

I remember my first job interview. It was my first job after my postgraduate degree. The process concluded with a full day assessment centre. It was cold so I had to borrow a coat.  It didn't fit....

Read More

Real research vs number crunching - the analyst's view

Neelam Aggarwal 08/01/16 09:50

As a credit analyst in India, there are a number of research firms touting themselves to you as offering global work. I chose Frontline because it offered me the chance to do real research and not...

Read More

What it takes to be an elite Indian MBA

Nikhil Bansal 17/12/15 10:00

The Indian Institutes of Management ("IIMs") are the premier management education institutes in India. The IIM building program was initiated by India's first PM, Jawaharlal Nehru, so that India...

Read More

Succession planning when out-sourcing analysts?!

Darren Sharma 15/12/15 11:30

Analysts with experience in the markets are valuable to you. Some experienced analysts will be recruited externally, but you would hope that most of your experienced analysts will have been...

Read More

How to get low staff turnover in off-shore arrangements

Darren Sharma 10/12/15 11:00

Off-shore staff are notorious for high levels of turnover. I’m guessing that McDonald's wherever you live has high turnover of staff too. Is it something about Indians? Is it something about...

Read More

Real analysis of VaR models, credit models and balance sheet numbers

Darren Sharma 08/12/15 15:00

Numbers are alluring. They are seductive and they are universal. Mind Your Language was not set in a maths class.

Read More