Can Wall Street Really Change Its Culture Of Burnout?

Posted: January 30, 2014 in balance

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GPS for the Soul – The Huffington Post
Can Wall Street Really Change Its Culture Of Burnout?
The driven, ambitious bankers on Wall Street are known for working for days at a time, pulling all-nighters and pushing themselves to the limit in a nonstop business. To combat burnout and address the ambivalence some entry-level employees are feeling about the finance industry, Bank of America Merrill Lynch recently announced it would encourage workers to take four weekend days off per month.

But can that kind of push from a major bank’s higher-ups really change the culture among junior employees competing to make their mark? HuffPost Live’s Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani talked with a panel of Wall Street veterans to get their take on whether this initiative can truly get financiers to take time to recharge.

See the full conversation about Wall Street burnout from HuffPost Live below.

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