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Unravelling the complex mind of a banker

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 01:40

June 20 - What motivates a banker? Not money, apparently. Oh, and they are proud to tell a stranger they work in finance, according to a YouGov survey.

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So we've been offered a bit more insight into bankers' minds courtesy of a recent you've got to survey. It is that the mix of the interest and some rising depressing and dare we say downright unbelievable. -- a taste. 75%. Of UK finance workers think I was in their organization and -- page interesting that given the headlines not surprising. What is perhaps more surprising is up 25%. -- Again -- tons of rising almost two thirds of of 1000 workers boats at some colleagues compensate. Wait that encourages inappropriate back to you via could surprise -- we think comes again from the minority the other third failed to see this. In the depression category one in six say that possibly being bullied to behave in a -- it was on the counter to their own. Ethics. Customers' interests. And -- half -- the customers the most important stakeholder. Perhaps worst of -- fewer than four in ten say everything's been done by the forest to change the culture of their firmer over the last year. The hard to believe. That salary attracted only a third of bankers to the job. Apparently career opportunity and the prospect of interesting book what equally attractive. More than a third said that be proud to tell us trained just at a dinner party that they work in banking. Only 15%. Said -- be embarrassed. Finally there was this a third of employees believed problems in the banking sector overblown by the media. Which we found well simply ridiculous. -- -- -- -- --

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Unravelling the complex mind of a banker

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 01:40