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Any insight on working in crypto? Would love to hear about salary, WLB, and how you feel about your work.

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🗣️ #ASpaceToVent 🗣️
Making a career change is tough! Let's use this thread for venting, asking for community support and feedback, or just being witnessed on something that needs to be shar… more

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How long should I wait to hear interview result? I have had over five rounds at a firm including rounds with senior management. The interviews went well. After following with hr, they say they are wai… more

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Is asking to WFH in a role that is already hybrid likely to be denied? My request is part of a disability accommodation.

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How long should you stick around in a job you're unhappy with? I started a new role about three months ago and I'm not happy. The people are okay, but it isn't the type of work I was expec… more

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How can I pivot from a FA into a product manager role? Preferably in tech or healthcare. Currently finishing my MBA (non-target school) .

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Any credit analysts here who can provide some insight on the role? Pros and cons and insight on WLB would be appreciated!

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🌟 #HumbleBrag 🌟
Share one accomplishment from this week or month, big or small, that you can share with others for inspiration and self-congratulations on your journey to your next career!

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Have any of you dealt with family pushing back against your efforts to pivot your career in a new direction? I know that money is always a concern, but I think my mental health should be a higher prio… more

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I joined a later stage startup as a corporate strategy “manager”. I put manager in quotes as there’s no one else in strategy. It was fun the first 6 months when I helped raise equity and create an ini… more

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I've been working towards pivoting to tech but industry news has me discouraged. Should I look in new directions or is this just a bump in the road?

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Who else thinks there will be a life changing opportunity to get rich next year in the markets?

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Hey All, need to regain motivation.
So I started my career with middle office P&L/IPV stuff. Next I moved to capital markets and then buy side. All these roles were in mid office. Along the … more

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Had an internal interview last Monday (final round). Was told that I’d hear last week. But I didn’t hear anything. I’m getting more and more anxious by the day. Should I reach out to hiring manager t… more

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Opportunities after MBA? Curious what kind of level will you be looking at after 5 YOE in the same industry after MBA. At that point is comp P&L tied? Buyside only. PE/VC/HF

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How would you go about pivoting to VC? What kind of skills do I need to develop to succeed?

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Do the EBs like Evercore ever hire associates from other fields (like M&A lawyers) with no finance background as associates? I know the BBs do - do they pay them the same as someone who worked the… more

Been working for 5 years (I am 27). Super burned and depressed. I got lucky with crypto though and have around 300k saved up. How bad would it look to employers (banks and asset management companies)… more

How do you know if you're just burnt out or if it's time to leave finance altogether?

Has anyone pivoted to a strategy / product management type of role?

Hi! Anyone has any insights into the M&A insurance industry?
I have an opportunity at an underwriting agency as an M&A Analyst and would love to hear anyone’s thoughts and experiences ( … more

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Is this truly a terrible time of year to be making moves? How many of you are waiting until the holidays are over?

Anyone else trying to juggle growing their own biz and doing a decent job in their finance role? The struggle is real some days!

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Thoughts on pivoting to a role in tech?

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Hi all- wondering if anyone here lives in London and would be open for a coffee chat? I just moved here from Toronto, Canada, left my job at home and exploring opportunities here. My latest role was i… more

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What made you realize it was time to leave finance?

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How do you make an unexpected exit without burning bridges? I need to quit this week and I don't think it's going to go over well.

Currently a “corp dev manager” at a consumer goods company. However, I haven’t worked on any acquisitions, more raising debt and equity. I want to exit but not sure what other opportunities are out th… more

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What do you all tell interviewers when they ask why you're leaving your current role? The truth is it's toxic and I can't stand any of these people or the stress, but I know I can't sa… more

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Potential exit ops for Real Estate Asset Managers

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What’s the best way to tell your boss that you are leaving?

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Curious, who here has concrete goals as you explore exit opportunities? If you do, what are they?

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Have you ever quit a job with no notice? My side hustle is finally at a sustainable level and I don't think I can handle another two weeks in my current role without losing it.

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Anyone here a program manager? What does your work entail? How’s the WLB?

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Heading into advanced rounds for an investment associate role at a solar developer, what are typical base plus bonus ranges I should start communicating?

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Had an “introductory interview” with an MD for a equity research role, it was super short like 10-15 minutes, is that a bad sign?

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Thoughts on leaving a VC role (TC > $150k, 2YOE) to start a venture backed business?

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Have an “introductory call” with a hiring manager (head of the group) for an equity research position at Barclays, is this like a formal interview? Any advice on what to expect?

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When an interviewer says after a 1st round, that “you’ll hear back from HR soon, we’re still interviewing other candidates”, does that basically mean you didn’t get the next round?

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Hey! I’m a Corporate Banking Analyst covering primarily TMT and eventually want to make a switch to a Media / Tech company in a Strategy role (GTM, DTC, etc.). Unfortunately, I haven’t had much luck f… more

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