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Do you attach cover letter when you apply for jobs? Does it actually matter if you’re just repeating your experience from your resume?

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Has anyone ever gone through a salary negotiation at a multi manager? This is for a junior analyst role (2 years out of college) in New York. What can I realistically ask for in terms of signing bonus… more

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Does anyone have experience with Overheard Recruiting’s resume services? It’s decently priced but not sure if they do a great job or not?

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Any ideas what the salary range for sales associate in WM at Jefferies in NYC might be? Any insight would be appreciated (:

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Looking at buying books about understanding the stock market. Novice here. Thanks in advance

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Are resume writing services worth it? I have been thinking of using one but I'm not sure about it. Do you have any you recommend?

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How do you negotiate offers for a new external role after you’ve received the job offer? For example, they’re offering the lower range. How do I raise that? Thanks

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Does anyone have any advice on how to negotiate your pay with your manager? I know I’ve been almost 20% underpaid and my team values my work but it seems to be so hard to negotiate pay with them... I’… more

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How much room is there for negotiation at JPMorgan Chase in your first offer? I know the range their system spits out is fairly tight, curious to hear others input on what’s appropriate negotiation wi… more

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Can someone explain the type of deals that FIG bankers do? Since valuations are not EBITDA based are they pigeonholed as far as exit ops?

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Have you ever felt like you jumped the gun on accepting an offer due to pressure from a recruiter? Are second thought normal?

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Any advice for onboarding remotely? I’m a month in and a people person so it has been a struggle for me. I feel like I’m not doing well enough, but I must be given the circumstances. I’ve received goo… more

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Switching firms before applying to business school? I'm currently trying to figure out whether I should stay at my current firm (good job, okay comp) or take a job at a different firm (better comp… more

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Again - what does the career trajectory look like for a wealth management assoc. position with Jefferies? Are you stuck in that arm of business once in? Any insight would be really appreciated

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A year has passed since being a businessman. Any idea to devote to parents to be a good son? Presents OR Experience?

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I got a referral for a position from a Director at BlackRock, and my contact mentioned that they are in round two of interviews. Will this hurt my chances of getting an interview for the position?

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Which area of IM is harder to get into? Asset management or wealth management or private banking? I’m currently in AM but am thinking switching to the Wealth side but don’t know if it’s better for the… more

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Anyone have any new laptop suggestions? Cannot be a Mac (not compatible with all software). It’s not running anything intense just excel basic coding but used heavily almost every day of week

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Can anyone give me an idea of how the PVCs really work at JPMorgan Chase, or how to work them to get enough each month in a banking role? Seems vague

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-undergrad from top tier public school (gpa 3.49) -has been working in actuarial career for <1yr I desperately want to go to one of the MFE programs so that I can change my career into quant. Howe… more

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How much cash do you have on hand for emergencies or what % of your net worth is set aside for your emergency fund?

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Have an offer as a sales associate at an asset management firm. Mid size, location San Fran. Have around 3 years of experience post undergrad, Econ major but not licenses or CFA (yet) doing sales plan… more

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Is it possible for an analyst in asset management to go into Private equity without an MBA? Just curious on how likely that could happen

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What does the career trajectory look like for a wealth management associate position with Jefferies? What other arms of business could that experience be relevant in?

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Anyone seriously wanna start a hedgefund with me ? I can assure a 30% cagr with my quant

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I’m lateraling from S&T to IB. Currently I have a 1 month non compete. Is it the norm to waive this at the junior level? I’m worried if I tell the new company I’ll need a month they may move on to… more

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10+ yrs out of undergrad, do I still need to put my GPA on my resume (it’s 3.2 nothing to brag about but afraid ppl will think it’s sub-3 if I don’t include). Thinking I’m far enough out but don’t wan… more

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What are some good opportunities to pursue next almost like some of the rotational analyst roles. I have completed my Master’s and working to complete the CFA. I want to try the analyst side but I don… more

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What are some career paths after starting off in PE if you’re not sure if you want to stay? I started this year as a college grad at a PE firm but not sure if this is what I want long term.

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Any s&t (sales specifically) here? How much is a typical first year comp + bonus?

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any credit risk people here??

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Not feeling motivated... trying to keep going but I am missing the interaction with my team... anyone else feeling the pain?

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Can someone provide some color on this? I’ve been interviewing for an Associate (1-2 years of experience) role at a Big 4 firm. I’ve already had 5 interviews (4 actual team members and one HR) and the… more

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Looking for unbiased guidance. Started working buy side operations 2.5 years ago intending to transition to capital markets research. Stuck around in the group beyond the standard 2 years hoping I w… more

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I am taking a finance class at school and I am asked to perform the market approach. If I am looking at ebitda multiples, do I compare my company’s revenue and ebitda growth to peers? For example, if … more

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When looking at multiples is the FY multiple 2020 or 2019? And then what would the FY + 1 be? Sorry I always get confused about this

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Anyone here familiar with performance trust capital? If so, recommended?

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Does anyone know of any credit funds in western NJ or eastern PA? Thinking Allentown/Bethlehem area or north of Philadelphia. I'm currently in commercial banking but I'm thinking of leaving … more

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Anyone work/live in Cleveland? Is it as awful as google & my friends’ anecdotes make it sound, to live there full time?

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Is it common for banking associates to get poached by buyside clients? Any advice on how I can increase the likelihood of this happening without raising my bosses eyebrows?

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