I’m a part time branch teller and, due to this pandemic, my limited hours were cut back even further. I have to find a second job and may settle with fast food service. I have a bachelor’s degree in finance and currently studying for the CFA level 1 in December, but just can’t seem to get ahead and find a full time position. It’s my dream to work in IB someday, but I’m losing hope. Anyone got suggestions?
Let’s talk diversity. Do you think the industry is doing a good job in attracting and hiring under-represented minorities? Do you really believe diversity is important to our stakeholders?
I’m thinking about applying for an internal position in a different office. When and how would be a good time to ask about salary? It’s in a much higher COL city and I’m not going to waste my time if they’re not going to account for that.
Interested to hear opinions. Currently 8 months into my career, fresh out of college, the role I’m in is great and its right at the heart of the entire company. I’ve learned a lot but I have a good..
If two companies have same revenue, EBITDA, industry, and exit multiple, what would cause different valuations? It would just be WC changes, tax rate, and Capex right?
What is the longest amount of time you’ve had between a verbal offer and the written? I’m going on 3 weeks since HR called me, and I know with COVID we should expect some delays, but this seems abnormally long? BB bank for context that said they needed the role filled ASAP.
Internal mobility role fell through a few months back. I can’t stand my job anymore and it’s beginning to really show. Any advice on getting through this funk?
Hiring managers: When applying internally, does reaching out to you actually help my application? I follow up each application with an email emphasizing interest. Is this a good idea or do most not prefer it?
Desperate enough to get out of an ops role that I’ll buck up the money for an MBA. Anyone ever hear of people having issues moving in to banking roles with a fresh MBA if they have an ops background?
How do you make a transition from physical commodity trading to a derivatives role? Like the role but exploring a transition to the paper side.
What’s the best answer hiring managers are looking for when they ask “where do you see yourself in 5-7 years?”
At a boutique firm with old-school hiring processes. We always end up with bottom-barrel interns. Any advice on changing things up?
How early is too early to leave a job? Started in January (first job out of college) and while I’m not necessarily actively looking for a new role, I wouldn’t say no if the right one came around.
I left a IB role ~ a month prior to coronavirus having had something else (PE) lined up. Lo and behold, COVID paused hiring, and it has been extremely difficult to justify being unemployed this long (since Feb). Any advice?
Anyone else experience people getting promoted unjustly because they are social with their leadership outside of work, even though they aren’t ready or don’t deserve the position?
Are you happy and do you find your role rewarding? If not, what changes can you do to change that or what have you done in the past?
Would anyone have hesitations in moving to a hedge fund in an ideal role that makes it clear that they will axe you quickly if it doesn’t work out?
Can I please ask for thoughts on: A- Leave current firm for same role focused on clients in channel I’d like to pursue B- Stay at current firm for promotion focused on clients not in ideal channel
Do you think I’ll meet my future husband in my MBA program? 🤔 this single life is getting real lonely and my parents want grandkids ... I’m 25 🤦🏽♂️
I hate to admit it but I can't stand my parents. I am grateful to them but really can't be around them for more than a day. I feel like a horrible person.
With how challenging things are right now I constantly feel hopeless and stressed. Never had this much internal dialogue around anxiety before. I get stuck in my own negative thoughts. A lot. At first I didn’t think it was anything but now it’s been months, I’m starting to think it’s some sort of condition. I’m afraid it might be imposter syndrome. For those 🐠 that has gone thru something similar before, could you share your experience finding care and therapy? Any tips and advice?
Has anyone had success having regular intellectual small group meetings with close friends around emerging topics? What worked? What didn’t work?
Where do people in ny buy houses? Start to think of buying now but the city is too expensive. Do people live in West Chester or Long Island? How was the commute to airport and office ?
Any danger in putting myself open to opportunities on linked in? Any way they could find out? Just covering my ass.
Any recs for good liquor stores around midtown that have a good variety and also the right pricing? Recently moved here and realizing that different liquor stores seem to charge wildly different prices.
Promotion percentage? I was told i will go from a 8 to a 7 at midyear. What % is that usually? Any bonus?
Looking for a 1 bed room apartment in back bay sublet only for July. Please dm if you have anything.
For people who have gone to competitors, how do you navigate so you don’t burn bridges? Is the door going to be open or no chance?
Anyone have guidance for transitioning from Project Management to a more technical development role? I’m close to 40 with an MBA and 10 years of consulting. Not opposed to....
Own a townhouse currently, but venturing into investment property for the first time. Are condos a good idea in Jersey city, Hoboken area? Targeting the ones without the horrendous HOA obviously. Also hearing from the realtor that the play has to be that you say it’s your 2nd home to use on weekends or something like that so you don’t end up with higher down or high interest rates that are associated with a typical investment prop from lender standpoint. Curious to know how this works.
Moving into new home in Boston suburbs. Any refs on i) a good plumber ; ii) pest control? Thank you!
Has anyone here made a switch from tech consulting to management consulting? How easy or difficult was it? Planning to explore options in MBB. Currently at a big 4 and wanted to understand if I am even qualifed to applied. Have 6 years of tech consulting experience at a big 4 and hold a master's in information systems and management.