Partners - I'm (SM5) an introvert and struggle to connect with people sometimes. Especially when I don't see them much (thanks covid) and don't work with them much. I want to build connections with like VP finance or the CFO on my job but I work mostly with the controllers (whom I have good connections with). I find it awkward to call people who I don't work directly much without out of the blue to do coffee or lunch.
Any tips or advice on how to build these connections? Any podcast or books
What are your best personal finance tips and sources of information? I’m the household CFO by default, and I need to get more savvy about budgeting / planning / investing so my money works harder for me.
Any good programs, books or courses you’ve taken? Any good tips or hacks you want to share? Teach me your ways!
Best advice/resource/book to be a valuable partner to corporate finance and investor relations depts at public companies?
I am a 30yr old with a masters in finance and bachelor in Econ but I feel like I am not doing what I can to continue my education. I barely read but know I need to. Any page turning book recs that can get me start reading more?
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 are some books that would be good to read for someone with a non finance background looking to get into a finance career? What should you read before you read the Kaplan materials to study for the Series 7 exam?
Hi everyone, applied for an investment consulting internship few weeks back.
It's a client facing job, but it might come at a later stage of a job, maybe after finishing my internship and getting a job offer.
I'm interested to know what is the must develop skills, must take courses or must read books to get insight, develop the required knowledge and skills for the position. I majored in business management finance and currently preparing for CFA level 1. Thanks in advance ☺️
Loving this new bowl! Please share your favorite business books with me. Topics of interest are personal finance, career, entrepreneurship, and life-work-balance and joy.
How does one actually finance the purchase of a book of business? I’m assuming you put a cash down payment...how much? Does a bank finance the rest, or your BD?
I've heard a lot of people remark that getting into finance is often not as lucrative as many people think, and building a book and getting ahead is quite arduous. Any insight on this front?
Please recommend online resources/books to help understand the basics of investment and personal finance for a newbie. Based out of Canada, if applicable. Thank you!
What courses would you recommend (or avoid) to improve my overall management skills? I am reading books, articles and my company provides me with a career coach. I am 38, and don't really want to go back to school. I have my BS in Psychology, but am a Director in Finance. Don't necessary want the cost that comes with an MBA.
Any particular segment of sales good for ex-finance? Currently 3 years in at fortune 100 bank on business development side (on commercial loan originations team but no commission/targets at the associate level, basically do credit analysis and build pitch books for the producers) This role has been great as I have gotten both analytical experience and tasted sales experience (I say taste bc I’m not the producer) but would potentially like to transition to a sales role that is less analytical
Recommendations for short but informative personal finance books? Looking to read one with my gf, to avoid me preaching about stuff
Any recommendations for a book/podcast/self study materials for a new finance attorney? I have no background in finance and was assigned to a finance group. Help me!!
Anyone have any suggestions for accounting, finance, or data analysis books or online material to prepare for an MBA? I’m accepted to LBS but my background is in entrepreneurship so I know a lot of random stuff but I want to be prepared for the required core courses.
Who’s buying BB calls?
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So my partner and I been dating for 5 months. But he's a man of literally very few words. What can I do to connect with him on deeper level, or any suggestions of questions I should ask him? To get know him better or to open up
Wondering salary range for Mandiant Sr. Penetration tester position Canada area. Anyone has insights?
A bunch of names being thrown around. Any ideas?
Hey all - does anyone have experience working with Pinnacle Home Care in Florida? Their offer seems too good to be true and I’m wondering what the catch may be
Anyone know if precheck in the ATL international terminal is open all day or only certain hours? I’m finding conflicting info online. Thanks!
I need a good laptop for personal use. Which one should I get? No chrome book. I have it and not happy with it.
What’s wrong with FOBS? (Fresh off the Boat). People usually refer to it in a derogatory way. Find it offensive. I thought it meant someone who recently emigrated to the US. Why is that negative?
I need marketing help and am trying to find someone on Upwork, but so many interactions don’t match how they sound in their profile. How do I find a good freelancer on Upwork?
How much are guidehouse MCs making these days? Please state your sector/team if you’re comfortable!
For anyone who’s taken / passed the CFE, is it worth paying for the full exam prep course or would studying the fraud examiners manual suffice?
Looking to escape NYC winter and work remote from somewhere warm for several weeks w/ <3h time difference (intl) Where should I go?
Need suggestion on below:
Tech Stack: Android Framework developer
1.Tech Mahindra offering 36 lpa including 20% variable
2. Harman connected services offered 38 lpa with 10% variable
Could you please suggest which one should I join?
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What are some good good resources to learn IB/financial modeling? Currently using BIWS guides - are the good? Are there better resources?
Does anyone have a ballpark idea or range of what a senior content writer would make at a big four bank in NYC?
Does anyone currently working at #Blackrock have a second job? What do you do and did you tell HR?
Do you need to be sponsored to sit for the Series 7, Series 65, and Series 82 exams? I’m hoping to become an accredited investor by passing one of them.
Why didn’t Melvin Capital know what /r/wallstreetbets was planning and account for it? If you work in the industry, do you keep track of any online trends etc?
Hi- does anyone work in the Credit Strategy team or Credit, Fraud, Risk (CFR) Strategy team at American Express ? I am trying to understand what these teams do, and if there’s any difference ?
What are people’s thoughts on Infosys for Finance consulting? A friend has an offer and is wondering what their finance consulting practice is like /if it’s worth taking?
Does HR at banks let you know during the application process when they have started a background check? Do they ask you to fill out forms ?
Anyone here hiring? 2 yoe in consulting. Internships in finance and degree in finance. Looking primarily in nyc
Anyone in Corp Dev willing to answer a couple questions? Curious about how one could pivot from FP&A to Corp Dev.
For those looking to get into Consulting, there’s a new platform called Profesh that has short videos and reads that explain it in simple terms, and lay out how to break in. Everything is less than 3 mins. Super helpful to learn about it in chunks between doing things. Give it a try!
Has anyone here worked with wealth advisors? What kind of questions should I ask to figure out which I should pick?
I was contacted by a recruiter at Goldman Sachs for a phone screen. Any insight into what the recruiting process is like? What can I expect for this one and the ones going forward?
Agreed with my boss I am to get a title bump (currently at M responsibilities) and asked me to come up with suggestions of the title I want. Manager FP&A is most traditional choice but what has traction in the market as a finance manager title since I have the freedom to choose? Strategic Finance Manager?
After 4 rounds of interviews, what does it mean when a Deloitte recruiter says “The team is recommending you for a role in our X business but nothing is final until the 13th of the month”. Do you have the job but they need an executive “sign off” or are they deciding between multiple candidates? Need to put my mind at ease and understand the process
Wondering why a report I inherited was slow, replaced a formula reference and found out why…..
I have a non traditional path into finance and currently work in a support/internal advisory role at a PE firm. Want to get more comfortable with general corporate finance principles, does anyone have trainings they could recommend?
Hi everybody - I just enrolled in a T25 MBA program and am looking to pivot into corporate finance upon completion of my MBA. Does anybody know of any good companies that offer entry level Financial Analyst development programs to people who don’t have an undergrad background in that, but are in MBA programs? I see so many for undergrad business/finance/econ majors, but not a ton for MBA candidates.
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