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Just started as an associate in ibanking, can someone please provide the unspoken rules of ibanking? Wasn’t fortunate enough to join with rest of the new hires over orientation this summer and working… more

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Thoughts on leaving IBD to switch internally to Risk? Thinking of it seriously

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Drinking my life away. Will be dead before I'm 30 pls help.

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CORPORATE BANKERS: What was your base salary and bonus (%) last year? What was your role? Was your unit housed within Investment Banking? Interested in comp progression and bonus levels in Canada and … more

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Has anyone had panic attacks during (due to) the job / have severe anxiety?

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What made you guys choose IB over consulting at an MBB/T2 out of undergrad? Just started doing M&A strategy and now am contemplating which path to pursue

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I have a recent grad asking me some questions and figured I’d put it here too. I’m not in HR and not sure if anyone knows some secrets but, does anyone have any suggestions on what to say or highlight… more

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When I’m at home doing chores and putting stuff away, my brain automatically goes to Ctrl-Z/Y and Alt-H-G-A… things are getting bad

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How does paying back a signing bonus work? Do banks really expect you to pay back the untaxed amount?

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I’ve been with my current firm for almost three months now (BB) I already want to leave so bad because of terrible management. I have my SIE and S7 would it be bad to leave and go to a boutique before… more

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Did JP Morgan Tech start going back to office in NY area? Had heard the tentative return to office was after Independence Day long weekend. If yes, would like to know how it is. Is it 2-3 days OR all … more

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Best NYC intern bars this summer? *Asking for my interns*

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My VP invited our team (MDs & group head too) to play golf. I’ve never played a single game of golf before nor do I have time to learn it btwn now and when we play. Should I go or save myself the … more

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Anyone work at Raymond James? Would like to discuss and possibly get referral. Thanks.

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How long do you typically get as an analyst or associate after getting an offer to accept?

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Hey folks can someone tell me why I can’t land an interview in IB but my lesser counterparts could? I currently work in WM as an an analyst at a BB. But I’m a recent grad, 3.6 GPA at a reputable priva… more

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Hello everyone! Currently work as M&A analyst in Belarus (small country near Russia). My boyfriend is coming to Dublin to get his M’s in so I’m thinking of ways to move with him permanently. Can’t… more

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About to move from FDD to an IB analyst role. Anyone in here who has made a similar switch? Looking for tips regarding staying healthy (eating and working out), maintaining relationships, etc. as well… more

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Good questions to ask in order to gauge the culture of a group?

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Hey guys. I used to do IB but I just left. I just recently started this new role at a tech company a few weeks ago and I got a message on LinkedIn about another opportunity that I think is a million t… more

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Recently accepted an Investment Banking Analyst offer. Can you give me some advice on what I should do early on in the role?

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With the recent salary raises, what is a good expected comp (base specifically) for a first year Associate in IB? Looking to lateral and want to have my numbers straight beforehand

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Anyone here ski? I drunkenly bought an epic pass and am in the final stages of lateraling to a MM/BB coverage. How dumb of a move was that purchase / will I be able to use it? Was able to go quite a f… more

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Female and first gen IB analyst here - none of my friends or family are in banking and I have very little people to go to to ask frank questions about career moves/exit opps. Any resources that you fo… more

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Does anyone know HSBC email format for banking?

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What are the best boutiques in 2021 and why?

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What are your go-to interview questions to determine whether a candidate is a hard worker?

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What bonus would you need to move from a generalist role at a BB to a boutique that primarily does equity deals?

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Hello: does one need to take the Series 7 to work as a Private Equity Associate? Series 79 is painful so I want to get ready, in case I pivot to a PE firm in a near future. If anyone can educate me a … more

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How is "top bucket" determined at smaller banks? Is this done by group, by location, by deal team? I'm at a smaller MM bank, small team so I'm confused as to why there even is a top … more

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How much net worth can you realistically accumulate in IB? If you make MD? $15-$20M?

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Any insights into SVP compensation at Macquarie?

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Do middle market mezz lenders still tend to get equity warrants on most deals these days?

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What are some corporate banking / portfolio management exit opportunities?

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To those who left banking after (or under) 2 years and didn’t exit into PE, what are you doing now, do you enjoy it, and any regrets looking back?

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Is there any hope of finding an m&a focused boutique where as an associate I’m not working past ~7/8 on average? Looking to lateral from a financing group, not looking forward to a life worse than… more

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Thoughts on joining HBO Max in the midst of the WarnerMedia / Discovery merger?

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Alright but HOW are investment bankers managing to date? Basically all my coworkers at all levels are in relationships, how did y'alls find the time to even meet them? Don't feel like people a… more

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Hi Fishies, Curious to know what the salary band is for a VP at Credit Suisse - this is an Investment banking role. Location: New York City. Thanks! 🐠

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