For those who have been laid off, what does it look like right before? (like HR schedules a meeting with you?). I have this really bad pit in my stomach.
No trolling or sarcastic stuff please.
Working through nanny contract right now. Anything you wish you had put in up front that you didn’t? Also- wrt vacation, how do you handle additional days you take off? We are giving our nanny (cont’d
Anyone recently jump between SAP practices at different firms? Curious on module, YoE, Comp
Any part time remote opportunities out there?
Is anyone else getting tired of these awful radio ads with car honking noises that are being played over and over again? I know I am. They're so obnoxious, and they never seem to stop!
Hi I’m currently an audit senior at a big 4 and I’ve interviewed a few times for a job at CFGI. I’m curious about the pay structure and how overtime works. Can anyone that works there elaborate on that?
At the office listening to a black woman educate two white women on how to take care of black hair. They have so many questions 🙂.
What are some initiatives you helped implement as an SE that helped you get promoted and noticed?
Can we use YouTube on office laptop?
Pence is SO GOOD. I’ve never been this impressed. Kamala seems a bit lost tbh. And she’s smirking too much on serious topics.
I know this is going to be sound shallow, “it’s always Deloitte” etc but im going to ask anyway. Has your watch ever gotten you laid before?
Hi! Not a mom yet but living in the DC area and seeking advice on providers you love for prenatal/maternal care/delivery! Want to be established somewhere I like when we start to try!
Any reviews for Wayfair engineering?
About to quit my job of 3 weeks at a boutique for a better offer/opportunity that I received and I am freaking out. Can someone help in terms of how I can position this conversation/who I should have it with and what should I say?
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Besides working on Excel, what skill(s) do bankers have that is better than other professionals?
Anyone in sales/finance have any tips on overcoming the nerves when pitching and presenting to clients? Would love to hear some of your practices and/or books to read to foster personal sales growth.
PSA for all impressionable interns: GS Elevator was written by a back office guy at UBS.
Have you ever emailed a companies HR email sending your resume inquiring about positions? Any advice?
I still have about 2 weeks unused vacation days for this year. If I put in my one month notice, am I still able to use those vacation days or should they pay me back for unused vacation days?
Anybody tackling a new hobby this coming year?
Thoughts on CAIA? Difficulty, hours studied, study tips, overall experiences, etc.? I’ll be sitting for Level 1 in September. Currently work in the fund of funds space - moving over to my firm’s hedge fund research team soon so CAIA seemed like a perfect way to get knowledge in the area beforehand. I’m almost one year out of undergrad (econ background) so a lot of the CAIA content is new to me
Friday afternoons, the scariest part of the week where you wait to see how much work needs to be done over the weekend...
Favorite happy hour bar?
Thank god Hoos... almost gave me an ulcer
CMT vs CAIA?
I currently work in sales for an asset manager and have an MBA. Would like a designation, one that’s applicable to asset management and has some status/recognition. Appreciate any thoughts or insights. (Also dont want to take CFA)￼￼￼
I feel good when I am drunk. No bad thoughts, only good memories. Does that mean I am alcoholic?
I really like finance, but I want to be a sole proprietor. Any ideas of what I can do besides making my own hedge book?
Boyfriend just broke up with me. He says the job is taking its toll. Another one bites the dust. #stronger 🙌
Hey everyone! In the midst of all the craziness, I’m having a rating agency interview that will last for 2 hours. Any suggestions on preparation?
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1. Try to listen to what the customer is saying and satisfy their need with solutions products offered by the bank.
2. Understand the “Whys.” Why is compliance do important? Why do we need CTRs, SARs, Holds on accounts, etc.
3. Think outside of the box by identifying a market in your area that is not being met by other banks? How could you meet that need
Don't push your sales team too much with ridiculous petty goals . Have Lolipops at the branch
Pay attention to communication. Make it a habit. Over-communicate if you have to. Inside and outside the branch.
It’s easy to judge or make assumptions about people because of their situation or lack of knowledge - happens all the time. Communicate and make decisions with empathy. In most instances a conversation can help a client or win one for life.
Be prepared to work your ass off and for your BM to take all the credit.
Be a sponge. My time as an assistant manager was the most hard working time of my career to date, but the things I learned during that time prepared me for future roles to come in banking.
What was your next role after being an assistant branch manager?