Looking for book recommendations; any favorites? Interested in both fiction and educational/self-improvement (for example, investment / finance books, time management, etc). I feel my vocab is...
Anyone have any book recommendations for real estate investing? There’s a lot of crap out there. Looking for a more serious book for someone who already understands finance and real estate basics.
Any good books/resources for a 1st year commercial finance associate? I keep feeling like I’m thrown in the middle of deals and I don’t understand the big picture of what’s happening. I suppose I’m looking for an overview of the life of a typical deal or something along those lines. I just want to find my footing a little faster. 3-months in I still feel pretty lost.
Any recs for new or under-the-radar finance blogs, books, programs, etc. to read/watch while isolating at home? I think I've read everything on my usuals list. Nothing to do but work more...
What skills to study / learn that are relevant to M&A or Strategy consulting? Have been studying a lot of valuation, econ, strat, finance, M&A. Books / courses / topics you recommend?
Best books to start brushing up on finance skills relevant to PE/DD work? Might be looking to lateral somewhere that focuses on it and would like to have a bit of a foundational knowledge so I don't sound like an idiot while networking with people.
Ideas on where to go to get schooled on corporate finance must-knows? How to read 10K filings, capex/opex, IRR etc. Looking for online or book options please.
Anyone have any good recommendations on books for finance basics on different investment vehicles in PE, VC, and IB (PIPEs, Series A, converts, etc...)?
Recommendations of good books to listen to during a drive or in the gym. I have credits on audible and I need to use them. I am mostly interested in finance, real estate, entrepreneurship, anything that will motivate me to get rid of a 9-5. TIA.
What do finance guys want as a birthday gift from girlfriend? Budget is around $300-$500. I usually book flights or hotels, but I can’t do that this year.
My accounting edge finance is not compatible with the new Mac OS. I do not need the $15/month subscription they offering as an upgrade since I’m a lone freelancer. I’ve always kept my own books and did my own taxes. Anyone else out there with a basic bookkeeping program recommendation for Mac would be appreciated.
I’m a history major and have a hard time understanding when people talk about finance or accounting. Any books that you guys can recommend that might help?
Best personal finance/investing books? I’ve read a few “beginner” ones like I will teach you to be rich but would love to read some more
Suggestions on an intro book to personal finance/investing? 25 y/o with no interest in actively managing a portfolio but want to set myself up for long-term financial freedom
Not sure if anyone asked this before, but what are some of the best books that you’ve ready about money, investing, and finance that you’ve read and you always go by? And if not books then YouTubers, IG, etc…
Looking for non-fiction book recommendations - doesn't have to be finance related. The last ones I read and really enjoyed were Misbehaving by Richard Thaler and Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee.
Considering looking for a new sales management role. I’ve only had “promote from within” sales manager roles where I started as an IC and continue to manage my book while selling. I’d like to make a switch and start in a management only role. Any recommendations on companies? I have 6 years of top producing IC sales experience and a little over 4 years of management experience.
I used to think “Go back to your home country” was an insult. Now I actually think it’s good advice. I don’t fit into the bro culture here.
How soon after a promotion do you think you can you ask for a raise? I am generally happy where I am, and was promoted internally 5months ago. After talking to a few friends at the same level at other agencies, I’m making the lowest end of what my title is worth out there. I did not think at the time that I could negotiate a promotion, so I took what I was given 🥲
Anyone recently internally transfer from audit to FDD? Just made Senior and haven’t gotten my raise yet so curious what transfers get, I’m sure it’ll be way less than external hires but the anticipation is killing me.
If you took another offer and resigned but then got an interview for a dream job, do you disclose in the interview that you’re no longer employed at your current firm?
Please keep sharing and talking about the doom and gloom of NYC. That equals cheap real estate for us natives that can finally now start thinking about buying something. Please keep saying that NYC will never come back (and don't pick up any history book)... 🙏🙏🙏
I have an interview scheduled for this Friday but I’m feeling very unprepared. I need more time to think through my professional experiences and how that translates to the role in question. How does it look if I move the interview to next Friday? Would that raise eyebrows?
Does anyone have any certification or training recommendations for org development, org transformation, or change management? 1 YOE and trying to grow skills for the career path I want to get on, but not sure where to start. Thanks in advance!
I have zero job interviews lined up and I stopped applying for jobs after my last interview ( app, phone screen, writing test, in-person, start date convo and no offer) ended in nothing.
As we discussed the Easter Bunny’s visit, I realized his back story is ready for innovation, and as a consultant, I’d really like to take that project on.
Any interns here? How's your remote internship going so far? Must be a weird experience...
Anyone looking to get in at BDO? Separately, anyone in the southwest or looking to get to the southwest?
What do you want to do after being a PM? I’m in my third PM role, at a great product-driven employer, and am getting bored of the requirement writing and customer jockeying.
Interviewing with a small/mid-sized company that reached out through a recruiter. Not sure I’m ready to jump as only 1 YOE and have brought that up in both interviews. Want to keep the relationships with interviewers for future roles, is it better to excuse myself from the process or go to the end and decline politely?
I’m mentally breaking down because I have been doing a job of a scheduler, PM, notetaker, regulatory submissions, and thus have no room for growth to work on strategy. I’m an AS and I am so sick of having to remind everyone because no one looks at my notes, recaps, and no one remembers anything from any meeting. Recently because I’m so exhausted I started making more “mistakes” like not catching a mistake on a submission. Is this because I suck or is it time for me to move off? I feel terrible.
Has any special education teacher left the classroom to go into admin work? Did you miss working one-to-one with the kids daily?
Applying to T15 in R2. Currently have a 700 GMAT (43Q, 41V) after taking once. Even if I raise my quant to 47, which would be impressive for me, I’ll still be at a 700 (possibly 710). 3.6 undergrad GPA. Worth retaking? Or just focus on the rest of my applications?
Does Deloitte offer Kaiser Insurance?
I was up for a June promotion and now am doing the work sans title due to COVID-19 - now with no promised promotion after 2 years as an AAE. Thoughts? Do I find another job elsewhere, or stick it out?
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