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Joined the firm (FS) in July, first time on the bench. What do I do with my life? Came from industry so me no comprehend the concept.

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Network network network. And work on reinvest and proposals constantly. Fill your 40 hours a week so you use it to shine and be a rock star

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All of the above +++ day drinking, afternoon stroll, gym.... Etc..etc

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You should use the time to network and meet as many senior people. It is a strange expectation for people from industry but that's how the firms work.

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Directors will jizz their pants when you say "I have bandwidth" or "How can I help?" emails. #Networking

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Appreciate the replies. Sounds like the overwhelming consensus is to NETWORK.

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