Is it a permanent no if you interview at a firm before you have enough experience for the role they're looking to fill? Or will you be considered in the future.

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Would you ask for a salary bump if lateraling into another position within the bank? Same band level.

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I hear so much chatter about peers wanting to become an entrepreneur, meanwhile, I'm terrified at the idea of leaving a comfortable salaried position to start a new venture that could fail.

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I'm a bit out of my depth being in any kind of leadership position. What's the best leadership advice that you've received?

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How long does it take to find a new role?

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What are some of the more difficult and / or interesting tasks you have to do in your current position?

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When looking for a new job, what's most important to you: 1.) People 2.) Comp 3.) Culture 4.) Industry 5.) Position ?

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Excel was incredibly impactful on the financial sector, yet jobs were created with its inception. Will the same be true when AI plays a more active role in banking?

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Sorry if this has been asked before, but what's the most amount of hours you've worked? What position were you? Were there extenuating circumstances?

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I just saw this. Lloyd's the man. "Today's decision is a setback for the environment and for the U.S.'s leadership position in the world. #ParisAgreement"

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When you get recruiter emails, but you aren't ready to leave your current position, do you ignore the email or do you respond to maintain a relationship for down the road?

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Sell-side equity research: exit options outside of IR?

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Anyone work in PE co investing or know someone who does? Is it difficult to exit to direct PE after going to a co investment shop for a few years after a BB IBD program?

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Yay or nay: hooking up with people that work in a similar industry and job role.

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How best to go about applying for a job at a company that's a client of your current group (IBD) if you want to be discrete that you're looking for a new role?

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Moving to a smaller regional bank with higher role with more responsibilities or lateral larger name brand bank still as a supporting role?

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Name another career which provides this much learning opportunity/responsibility and exit ops without needing much more than a four-year degree.

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Offered a job in SF. Pay is pretty good, bonus is good but no relocation. Advice on how to negotiate offer since relocation isn't provided for this position?

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Offered a job at a small software firm. Pay is good, role sounds decent, but it's outside of finance and I want to be at a quant hedge fund eventually. Safe move? Could I come back to finance?

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