So top megafunds for spring recruiting... 1. Carlyle 2. KKR 3. Blackstone 4. Mormon Church? https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-mormon-church-amassed-100-billion-it-was-the-best-kept-secret-in-the-investment-world-11581138011
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What type are you? I’m probably closest to payback artist lol. Why would you subsidize your company? https://www-wsj-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.wsj.com/amp/articles/your-expense-report-is-a-window-into-your-soul-11568021401
Yikes, better sell that Uber/Lyft stock soon if you bought any: https://www.wsj.com/articles/california-governor-still-in-talks-with-uber-lyft-over-gig-workers-law-11568212014 Also, anyone have perspectives on Uber freight in Chicago? Good career opp or lots of problems carried over from core biz?
https://www.wsj.com/articles/credit-suisse-ceo-resigns-amid-spying-scandal-11581057307 Another Ex-McKinsey in the news 👀
Make politics boring again. I want to be able to check Sunday papers, watch the news a few times through week, and casually read WSJ. Not wake up listen to four podcasts to ensure world isn’t burning
If you want a reason to feel grateful for the slog, this did it for me. I still feel financial pressure, this makes me remember that I have it really, really good in life. https://graphics.wsj.com/what-percent/
What are you favorite paid subscriptions? I’ll go first: WSJ, NYT; HBO, Netflix, Spotify (w/ Hulu); Amazon. Debating adding HBR. (Free - Axios, morning brew, the essential, infatuation)
Are there any particular sites you guys like to read up on whenever you find a few free minutes throughout your day? I generally just read some WSJ articles - looking for any other good recs
What do fellow 🐠es read on a regular basis to enhance their world view - to learn more about politics, economics, finances and such? WSJ, Economist, HBR, others?
Any recommendations for news app? I’m curious how everyone gets information daily. I will go first. WSJ app.
I don't deal much with audit. Curious what some auditors think about this? https://www.wsj.com/articles/white-house-proposal-for-sec-to-absorb-audit-watchdog-raises-concerns-11581624345
Sad day for the Consulting and Business Community God bless his soul and may he rest in peace https://www.wsj.com/articles/harvard-professor-clayton-m-christensen-turned-his-life-into-a-case-study-11579909615?emailToken
when I started last year at PwC, the room with my fellow hires for the entire office was ~4:1 female> the wsj ran am article this weekend showing that college grads are nearly 3:2 female
What do you guys use to stay up-to-date with your industry and just the general world? What publications/blogs/people do you use? Other than WSJ...