I’m a Merrill Advisor based in the east coast, HCOL area and I graduated from our development program and joined a team making $90k plus paid on whatever I bring in. I’m interviewing for a private banker role at another firm where the base is $165k plus “discretionary” bonuses based on what I bring in. You would jump ship right?

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When emailing someone for an interview for the first time do you address them by Mr/Mrs last name or by their first name?

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Tie or no tie for a business professional interview?

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I performed mediocrely in an interview today for my dream job. Is there any way that I can save face? I didn’t bomb it but know that I didn’t do well, either

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What’s too soon to follow up after an interview

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How do you manage to keep a straight face in front of clients? Sometimes during interviews they’ll say something ridiculous or funny.

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What’s the most cringeworthy thing you’ve ever said or done during an interview?

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What’s the most important aspect of interviewing? I’ve been trying to prepare for some basic questions, like best achievement/struggle overcame, but I’m anxious about how they’re received.

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Can you guys share your advice on how to write an email to get you a phone call and ultimately help get you an interview? Sending cold emails right now and would appreciate your help

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What's your answer to the "tell me about yourself" interview question? I feel bored when I say mine.

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Good questions to ask in an interview? I’m rusty

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What’s the toughest interview question you’ve gotten or asked and what answer did you give/were you looking for?

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If an interview ends earlier than expected, generally a bad sign right?

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Interview comes to an end and interviewer says “do you have any questions for us?” - what do you say?

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Do people still print out their resumes to bring to interviews anymore?

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is it weird to mention someone's LinkedIn when being interviewed? I always like to look up the ppl interviewing me beforehand but is it weird to mention things you saw on there?

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keep getting rejected from jobs I interview for. How do you handle rejection?

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How to respond to “Wow, you’re old!” in an interview?

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Met with three people at once at a job interview. Group thank you email or individual?

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Never done a Skype interview before. Any advice?

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Had a really good interview last Friday and sent thank yous that got positive responses. However, I haven't gotten any next steps from the recruiter. Is it appropriate to follow up today or tomorrow?

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Just had an interview for an absolute dream job and I’m pretty sure I tanked it. Anyone else getting an early start on their weekend drinking?

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Polite way to turn down a second interview without completely closing the door to potential future opportunities?

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Interview dress code for women - dress suite or skirt suite?

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Should I cancel an interview if I know I don't want the job? Does that burn a bridge or is it accepeted as saving them time?

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Is it okay to have a prepared list of questions on a sheet of paper (neatly typed and formatted of course) that you bring with you to an interview? Or is that weird

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When you’re taken out to lunch for an interview, do you order a drink? Like a beer or wine.

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How many of you would genuinely say you're good at interviews? I'm horrible. I just freeze.

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If a position for which I had a first round interview has since been put on hold, would it be reasonable to ask for an informational interview with the would-be hiring manager? In my experience, "on hold" has always been synonymous with cancelled. It’s frustrating and I like this particular agency, so I just want to make the most of this. Maybe there are other ways to handle these situations?

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I think I dodged a bullet... interviewing with a company for a TAM position over the last couple of months, and went through four rounds of interviews. Spoke with the team and really clicked, (cont)

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Which interview level is more critical: 1hr technical screen video chat with the hiring manager (SVP) or final on site interview with a bunch of folks. I’m curious to hear y’all perspectives.

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Deloitte- when I’m applying for a position, do I need my referral to send me a link? Do they apply for me? Or do I apply on my own and just let my referral know?

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I have been getting interviews in the middle of the day, meaning I have to step out and am running out of excuses. Whats the best excuses to miss 2-3 hours of work in the middle of the day?

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So I was in an interview/portfolio review yesterday and both of the creative directors said they loved my ideas and they could definitely see them being used in the real world. The only thing was ...

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First time interviewing for a managerial position in tech. One of the the interviewer is the analyst, who has almost same experience-5 YOE-as I do and seems hasn't promoted to M. How to crack it?Tips?

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Worst interview question you’ve ever gotten?

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How do headhunters / recruiters ghost you after you’ve invested time interviewing with a firm? I just don’t understand. They can’t possibly get to the interview stage with that many people for a role where they can’t take the time to send a sorry, we selected another candidate message. Like cmon, we’ve taken the time to prep, carved out time in busy schedules, and become emotionally invested as well lol

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If I really want to leave my company, how bad does it look (resume/linkedin wise) if I jump ship to the first offer I get but continue very actively applying to the kind of roles im interested in?

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I am looking at the resume I used in college and I am severely questioning how the hell I got so many interviews.

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Is it true that people from MBB get whatever exit opportunity they want? And recruiters intensely pursue you?

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How do you guys manage to disconnect and reset/refresh during weekends/vacation? I’m constantly thinking about work, worried about my performance, trying to learn more to play catch up, competing with my peers like no tomorrow, thinking about how I’m not doing enough BD work like my peers, having my ass handed to me in client meetings..it never ends. I want to relax on weekends, but just end up being depressed and in bed most of the times.

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Just got staffed on a project in the Caribbean. I've never been so excited

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I've reach complete "don't give a fuck" mode. Totally worn out both mentally and physically. Time for a vacation.

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