Tip number one for having a coffee chat: Do your homework and figure out what the person actually does and what industry their group covers. It amazes me how naive some people are.
So frustrated by PE/VC/Hedge funds that hate inexperienced hires and are so picky about relevant work experience while recruiting.
I currently have an offer to be part of the middle/back office (fund accountant) of a HF. If my main goal is to get into IB/front office, is it still likely or will this opportunity completely push me away from IB/front office?
I believe I have developed a full blown insomnia from all that stress at work. Constantly being tired but not being able to sleep is really killing me. Anybody else here and how do you handle it?
Every time I vent to my husband about my job and complain that I’m not sure if I can continue doing it, he tells me I have no right to complain because I’m paid well
When a dating app asks you to expand your preferences because they can't find any matches for you 🙄 #iaintsettling #iwantwhatiwant
Any GS folks here to comment on casual Friday? I heard it’s quite awesome. But also heard that GS dress style is very conservative like button down white shirt.
Hi everyone. Newcomer to this bowl that works with bankers and PE folks on M&A deals. How can I as a junior associate make life easier for the finance pros on a deal? Would love your insight.
Prorated merit increase, is this actually a thing or did my company screw me? Should’ve got 4% but I’m barely getting over 2%. This is only a tad over inflation, let alone a merit increase
Studying for the CFA feels like playing whack-a-mole. Every time I think I’ve got something down another set of concepts pop out of nowhere.
1 year out of college with a business idea, racking my brain for reasons why it wouldn't work with no success, but scared to leave a great job with only a year of experience, anyone similar thoughts?
Would I still able to come back to this company if I take an external offer and work outside for couple of years? I love JP and I really want to come back here in future...
2021 Headwinds and Tailwinds. What are the thoughts as the fiscal year closes out? I'm seeing 2021 as likely more punishing given the lack of visibility and the fact we may have diminished economic activity for 2 to 3 quarters. I have little visibility into how comp will be impacted but can only imagine lots of early retirement zoom parties. Thoughts?
Has anyone else seen a pattern of men getting promoted right after having a kid? I see it over and over in my company while others are left behind. Am I projecting?
Just made a lateral move to a banking job at a larger bank and started the new role completely remote. I’m an associate and have been doing analyst level work and have been getting crushed with hours. it’s made me realize I care more about work life balance. Thinking about a career move but not sure where to start. Thinking IR or maybe Corp dev. Anyone else go through a similar switch or have any advice?
Hello! What does everyone do for health insurance? Are there any unions or anything we can join to get better rates for family healthcare?
Anyone know people who made the jump from MBB to VC? How did they go about it and when did they jump? Is an MBA helpful? Just trying to get some first thoughts here
Looking to sell my stratus prep package. 3 schools for 6k. Had to defer plans of applying to B schools. Interested people, shoot me a message at firstname.lastname@example.org. Happy Friday!
PSA for creatives. Please be clear about your role in work that you put in your book. Our recruiter passed me a book with my work in it, including a list of awards it won. Problem is, idk the person.
Does anyone use one medical as their health provider? I know membership is sponsored by the company. Looking for a family doctor having just moved into country. No idea what I’m supposed to look for.
Do you have to be on a team to be a successful advisor? Our firm is pushing teaming and I’ve been in the role for a year, and most senior FAS just want me to be their assistant and not a partner
Urgent need to go back home. Have H1b stamping from my previous company and EY’s approval notice. Can I travel and come back on previous company’s stamping and current employer’s I-797 approval?
November elections: You might identify as a conservative and/or abhor the protests and rioting, but with everything else going on (COVID etc), to what extent to you believe that *more* of Trump is the answer?
Previous intern and got hired full time a little over a year ago. Severely underpaid (think audit salary). Enjoy the people at my firm but the work is boring. A couple members of leader
22 year old new to consulting/retirement planning. What is your target retirement $ amount? How much of that is saved for healthcare.
Can a manager give me a bad review out of spite because I want to roll off, even if my work has been A+ consistently?