Commercial banking now but looking to move to IB in 6-10 years from now. CFA or MBA best way to get into bulge bracket investment banking? Both?
Advisors and Asset Managers
Anyone else get really nervous for interviews? How do you deal with it? I know I’m qualified for the role. I feel confident I’d do well if given an offer. Just scared that I might fudge the interview.
How do you get better at small talk? I tend to get directly to the point and possibly miss out on building more subtle things in a relationship
How do you differentiate/ think about being pessimistic vs realistic. Specifically in the context of personal ability and professional advancement
I feel like I’m always messing up and it’s the little things too. I don’t know what to do. It’s starting to affect my self esteem.
What are the best apps to stay organized and make lists of things to do? I feel like a chaotic cluster and my mind runs wild, rendering me super inefficient. TIA!
A problematic client reappeared yesterday. She was the client that taught me to never negotiate your planning fee. They will walk all over you. Now she wants help after doing things her way.
Has there been a point in your career where you’ve said “I made it”? I imagine for most of us, us once we reach our goal we expand our targets. Never truly “making it”
I am a sandbagger. 8 years in. I always hit by personal goals and try to stack business to hit bonus tiers. My manager is telling me I’m a fool for doing this. I do it to be consistent. Thoughts?
When you are interviewing somewhere new, what are things you look for/signs that it is a shitty work environment? So many places paint themselves so well until you’re hired & their true colors show🙄