This Is Annoying


Now that they’re all getting laid off, bankers are looking for jobs in creative fields, says the Times. “I think that people who are losing their jobs are being forced to pursue their dreams and, in a way, are being liberated from the golden handcuffs of Wall Street and venturing into something that might fulfill them,” says “a vice president and counsel at a large investment bank” who left his job last year “to work on his novel.” Harrumph. PS: How come we never hear about laid-off media people going into banking? [NYT]