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Accountant with two years firm experience looking to move into investment banking companies and work in those types of environments, how can I make myself stand out from the rest to get hired?

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Anyone else log out of Skype when you’re working after hours? Not trying to look like a try hard or have people bother me lol

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What kind of deal details should I put on a resume?

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Hey everyone. Recently interviewed at a registered investment advisor, 10 person shop. What’s everyone’s views on hand written thank you notes vs emails post first round interview? Both people I met w… more

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Does anyone have experience moving from a big firm to a startup? What are your thoughts on the transition?

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Dyscalculia-c here, so request no judgement on question. If I have 10k in 401kA and 20kin 401k2 , will I make more in growth if I combine them into a single 401k? A friend was trying to push this logi… more

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Anyone have luck getting their Bulge bracket firm to sponsor a series 7 exam if not critical for their current role?

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Any insight into what an analyst lateral process is at a BB? I’ve heard these sometimes skew heavily technical, and sometimes heavily behavioral

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Does anyone have any insights to which firms have Veteran Programs for transitioning vets?

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Hey everyone! Does anyone have any insight to Siharum Advisors? Working there/environment? Would appreciate it.

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Our global head of sales just told us that if we don’t have children, we should consider returning to the office and stop working from home. His reason is that we don’t have to look after the kids at … more

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If you had an opportunity to leave a well paid Growth PE role (senior associate) and move to start a VC fund as a founding partner (with committed capital), would you take it?

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Any NY fish know the closest place to surf? Just moved from LA, I'm in East Village.

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What’s the best website to see real salary information? I am interviewing for a lateral move on a Institutional Sales position and want to see how much people are getting paid so I don’t get screwed. … more

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Does anyone use a “career coach” not necessarily a head hunter but someone who helps you get thinking. This is potential end goals, these are steps to take in your career, these are where your interes… more

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I am thinking of making a move from a Chief of Staff role to Sustainable and Green Bonds DCM team at a Bank. I have some experience in Corporate Banking Debt Finance but are there things I should be … more

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Any recs for hair transplant clinics in nyc? 😬

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How different is the experience at Lazard Middle Market compared to their regular advisory practice?

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With positions on hold due to Covid, how often is too often to follow up with an email? I have followed up once already, but don’t want to be a pest. Just want to be clear I want the position. (For re… more

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I am I the middle of switching jobs. I have no gap and am ending job1 week 1 and starting job 2 week 2. I have also just started refinance process for my home. Will the job switch impact my ability to… more

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Any Canadians able to work in U.S. finance roles? What visa was issued? Asking because I’m at the visa-check part of my interview, thanks!

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Anyone else absolutely stuck in the current job and just cannot get out? How long you been stuck, in which job and why you've not been able to get out?

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Any suggestions on next step in my career? I hate the Excel and PPT portion of IB, but enjoy the relationship building and learning about core levers of business in different industries. Kind of unsur… more

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Fair warning friends

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Anyone have insight into Quant Finance roles? Looking into Morgan Stanley’s Quantitative Finance Analyst position (interview process, desks, culture, exit ops, etc. ?) Greatly appreciate any insight p… more

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Does anyone know what the pros cons are of leaving money in a 401k vs moving the 401k money to a traditional IRA? Over 200k we are taking about.

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Does anyone have access to a repository of pItch decks, financial models, teasers etc. Need some good pitch decks urgently. Thanks :)

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What is the biggest challenge and best route to take to transition from accounting(Financial accounting services) to Finance?

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Anyone has gone through the Bank of America Veterans Associate Program? Looking for an insight on what in entails and what specifically they are looking for.

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I’m trying to connect with someone from Macquarie in NY, ideally someone from Specialized and Asset Finance, but not mandatory to be specifically from this group. CMO would also work. Any ideas, sugge… more

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How much do an associate gets in Product Control in London?

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26 y/o VC analyst in London. Will likely be made redundant due to COVID and am currently lost as to where I should be looking for my next opportunity. VC would be ideal but funds are barely hiring. I … more

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Is anyone hiring investment banking analysts in the LA area? Want to get out ASAP. Looking for companies in consumer or tech.

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What would be the best practice to approach an internal move given there is an open internal offer in the firm’s website? Would you reach out to the team first?

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What’s the longest someone has gone/waited between a final round and getting an offer?

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So I reached out and was fortunate enough to be able to chat with an MD within our Capital Markets group over the phone next week- what are some good questions to ask him/good talking points? (I’m cu… more

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Anyone here who lives in a country with very high income tax rates? Have you found any ways to decrease your tax base? (Apart from mortgages etc)

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How much do people spend on engagement rings on nowadays?

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Are drug tests still a thing in NYC front office roles?

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