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Have a great Labor Day Weekend everyone! Cuz we all know post LDW, it’s going to be so robust like a MF!!!

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Recently lateraled from MM to BB as AS1. Fully understanding that getting base salary bump and no demotion is a fortunate case, I want to do well at the new shop. Any advice for AS laterals?

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Taking the SIE tomorrow and only scoring in the low 70s for Knopman. Should I push it back and study more or am I generally ok to take it tomorrow. Took the SIE practice test on the FINRA website and … more

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How is mid size IB firms such as Capstone Partners / Alantra in Boston. What should I negotiate as base salary? Do they provide any signing bonus? Helpful if you can provide range for all i.e. Associ… more

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Any thought on SVB Leerink TMT? They poached the entire UBS tech I think. It seems like a brand new group and the recruiter said to me that it would be a great opportunity but I am curious to hear you… more

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Hi all, I currently work in WM at a BB and I am looking to lateral into IB. Is this doable without going to grad school? Just gave CFA L1 today hoping this might help a bit. Any help is much appreciat… more

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I am going to speak with a recruiter at Houlihan Lokey TMT in LA. I would like to know more about the group and its culture. Would love to connect and network🙏

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Have just joined FTI Consulting in their Corp Finance & RX division. Am aiming to make a jump into IB analyst role in the next year or two. Any advice on making the move would be appreciated! Than… more

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Hi. I’m currently working back office as a financial controller in Baltimore MD at a big bank. I want to break into IB. But all the IB jobs for my bank are in NY. Any tips for how to break into the in… more

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How do you find mentors? Work in tech IB right now but considering moving to the buy side. Afraid that as I go into more senior roles, I will run into a glass ceiling (immigrant from EU in the US)

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hoping we won’t need to work a crap ton over Labor Day weekend …

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Does anyone else get feel they have a good job but then are constantly looking at other opportunities and wondering what you could get better? I feel like it's eating me alive lol

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Are you in anyway familiar with forex trading?

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Do you have one or two promotion cycles in a year for analysts and associates ?

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Lower middle market bros. What’a your comp structure? I will share: 100k$ + 60k$ discretionary bonus

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Are LinkedIn badges worth doing for job prospects?

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Disclaimer: Not a pro/anti-Vax debate. Our firm recently announced a vaccination mandate for people to return to the office, but seem intentionally vague on if unvaccinated can continue working remote… more

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Senior associate in industry coverage in one of the big banks. Been in IB for over 6 years excl. a 2-yr bschool stint which I used to change banks/location. Think I’ve been pretty successful in IB and… more

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Who else is spending this weekend at the office…? 🥴

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Is anyone here in the new TMT team at SVBLeerink? I’m currently in the second round of interviews which will be technical and I’m looking for any pointers or things to expect.

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Just started IB. Prior to this I was in valuations at deloitte. Today I worked 11 hours and im getting texts from coworkers now. I already feel burnt out. Can someone help guide me and explain to me h… more

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What do you guys listen to when cranking out models? I’m always on rap but my coworker listens to classical

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I’m 2.5 weeks out of training and haven’t been utilized to the full extent. I haven’t been staffed and rarely have been asked to complete smaller one-off projects. Who should I talk to? MD? Associate?… more

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Anyone that moved from EU to UK recently? Got an offer and bank is sponsoring visa plus providing immigration lawyers. Wondering how safe and efficient is the process. Any chance that offers get resci… more

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Hi Fish, I’m currently in wealth management and been here for a few years out of undergrad. I’ve had alumni in IB reach out, presumably to recruit and backfill their recently vacated positions. Been… more

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What is latest on front office return to office in NYC? European BB - no change yet from previously announced butts in seats post-Labor Day, 5 days a week. No change to mask guidelines either.

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What are some nice shoes to wear to/from the office that aren’t sneakers? And not Cole Haan

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How often have you guys worked weekends this summer? Been surprisingly chill for us this year

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Going through a painful break up while working in IB (WFH, little warm interaction), how to cope?

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Good evening! If anyone is looking to make referrals in IB please reach out. I’m 22 with a great resume and I work at a bulge bracket as an analyst but in wealth management so I’m looking to transitio… more

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Will a (dismissed) misdemeanor charge from teenage years prevent me from FINRA licensing? Starting at an IB soon but thinking ahead

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