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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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?

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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

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is private bank better than investment management for a non finance role?

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I’m interviewing for a product management and trading role - didn’t really know about the trading part. What type of questions should I prepare for a trading interview? Only have a few hours :)

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Hiring managers, have you ever received a hand written thank you card? What are your impressions initially?

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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?

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Recruiter just reposted position after my interview = bad news? Thoughts?

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Do you have a role model at your firm?

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Might have to relocate to San Diego for spouse’s role. Anyone know about shops there? Or any firms that have a presence in SD?

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If offered a job at a promising but small HF, what's the least (base salary) that you would take on the position for?

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Jobs at Juul: still considered a taboo or a good opportunity? I hear they’re hiring like crazy and they pay well

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wanted to hear anyone’s thoughts on a role in corporate access

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How many deals do you list on your resume? What elements of your role on the deal(s) do you highlight?

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How do you position wanting to move from a strong bank to do the same job at a different strong bank in an interview? Hard to do without discounting the franchise- how is that viewed by interviewers?

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What were your base salaries in your first, second, third years in finance and your role? Include the year so I can adjust for any inflation, as well as currency/location.

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Anyone thinking about Corp Dev as an exit opp

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Is it possible to exit to a fully remote position? Want to travel the world a work remotely for a couple years

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When looking for a new position, do you prioritize comp or the experience/skills you'll be able to gain?

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Anyone heard anything about hiring freezes?

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