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?

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So I got a call for a role at Barings. I didnt know that the company was still around anymore and thought it went under in the 90's. Does anyone know anything about them now? Are they legit or a joke?

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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

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Pros & cons of a corp dev role?

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Has anyone else successfully made the switch to a trading position from elsewhere in the bank? What worked for you?

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All, What are your views about exit opportunities from an internal audit position?

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How do you pick what % of sales to forecast a P&L item out with? I have 5 year historical’s but don’t know if just an average is right. Im in a new role and building pro forma P&Ls for the first time

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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.

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Do you feel that you're making more/less than the industry average for your position? Would be helpful if you listed your comp so I can compile it.

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How do I not work 12 hours a day? Been burnt out for a while and can feel my health deteriorating but not in a financial position to take a vacation. I’ve tried to raise this to management

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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.

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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?

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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...

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Currently in ops at a top tier HF, but would eventually like to work my way onto a desk somewhere... is it worth it to jump back to the sell side and take a sales role to get a step closer to FO?

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Wanna quit so fuckin bad but don't wanna lose my exit bonus. How can I minimize the amount of work? Call in sick for a month???

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Any opinions on Direct Lending as a career? What’s the comp relative to IB analysts/associates? Good for MM PE exit ops?

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Best exit ops that don't require an MBA? I have two years of experience at a BB.

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What’s the best reason to give an interviewer if you are planning to leave your current role in 6-7 months? Real reason- I don’t like my boss and don’t see growth.

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When your team member wants to leave the team to apply for a role only after 6 months do you let them go or say no

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How do you find meaning in what you do? So few of us actually affect culture or make a positive impact in the world. So many of us just play a small role in making our rich clients richer.

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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

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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?

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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.

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