It seems like so many people in this industry focus on the future (i.e., exit ops) rather than focusing on what's right in front of them... #liveinthemoment
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?
I know having a dog in this career is nearly impossible without hiring a sitter. But are cats ideal? I never had pets as a kid and now I want one.
What are some exit ops for me if I want at least 100k all in but also at least 7 hours of sleep and three weeks vacation?
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?
I am doing well in my current role and am not in a rush to move yet but I have been slowly thinking about my next move. How do you go about thinking /planning what’s next?
Tried to apply to a role at DB, gave up trying to get through the antiquated application portal... why am I not surprised?
How would you rate your current position in terms of job security? I constantly feel like I'll be made redundant.
I was promoted in June but I just got another job offer. Would I be burning bridges if I took it? It’s 30% increase in salary to implement the role I’m currently doing. Only con is it’s across country
Just had a look at some start-ups that are hiring and a lot of them offer unlimited vacation days... think this is a good practice?
Everyone says there r great exit opportunities for bankers. The tech companies find the work that I have doing unappealing. Tips transitioning to ops/management work?
When interviewing for an early start up (Treasury/some potential IR) how much is appropriate to ask about the investors/sponsors, capital structure, capital position, etc? Proposed comp ~150 w equity
Should more people on Wall St have gone to jail for their role in causing 2008? Curious to hear from people in the industry!
Your best comeback stories? Ever had someone fuck you over, only to find yourself in a position of power over them years later? How sweet is sweet revenge?
I communicate well enough to be proficient in my role, but I’d like to improve my written and verbal communication skills. Does anyone have ways to improve communication skills?
Am I learning things too fast or I’m just not given important (aka challenging) work? I always get bored after three month at a new position...
Thoughts on doing an online degree. Looking for a career change, but not willing to give up my position now and cannot afford to quit my job yet.
So for those thinking of doing CFA, big tip. Start trying to get into your desired role after you pass level 1 and 2. Don’t wait to be a full charter to pivot. Level 1 and 2 are like recruiting cycles
IBD to Strategic Finance in a tech firm; any possible plays? Any insight in to VCs vs PEs (in tech) and/or should I just sit tight till exit?
Anyone else get really nervous for interviews? How do you deal with it? I know I’m qualified for the role. I feel confident I’d do well if given an offer. Just scared that I might fudge the interview.
When interviewing for new role what matters to you most? What questions / answers help you see the “full picture”?
Is it possible to exit to a fully remote position? Want to travel the world a work remotely for a couple years
Has anyone considered financial services advisory at the big 4 coming from a controllers role at the bulge brackets? Heard pay is closer to 6 figures if not over it. Pros and cons?
Do people in finance get white hair sooner than in other industries? I'm just 27 and already getting strands of white hair which started after I joined a high stress role. Any advice?
Feeling super low. Went through final rounds at 2 companies. The hiring teams sent multiple notes saying they are very impressed only to be told later that the job position is on hold. Back to square1
What certifications would be good to get as someone who is fresh out of college and in their first role?
How to escape from a role you’re “good at” but not using your strengths in? (When the skills you’re currently using are in higher demand than your real strengths)
I have a call with a recruiter about a position I’m no longer really interested in but there’s another position that I like better and would be a good fit for..should I bring it up? Or no?
Best way to get proficient in Excel? New role requires intermediate proficiency of excel, previous role required zero. I can do basic math, basic pivots, but I don’t know vlookups etc.