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WSO User GuidelinesPlease read in the WSO User Guidelines in detail before posting to WSO. ...
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Is it an acceptable practice to include your personal estimates (example valuations) in a resume?Say I'm working for a new startup company. Can I go ahead and claim the start up's is valued is 500,000$ on my resume? I'm just making making an educated guess by adding up all the fixed assets and factoring some trademarks and royalties. Thanks ...
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1st year ER associate, want to break into IB. Critique my resume.I don't have a large network to ask for help so ALL the progress I've made thus far I owe to WSO. Please take a look at my resume and let me know what you think. I want to break into an IBD role so I'm aiming at boutiques and MM's since I think I have the best chances there. That said, at this poin...
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Synonyms for Accounting-centric words for my resumeHi all, My job: Currently providing some "expert financial service" to a restaurant as a freelancer. In reality this is a job that any knowledgeable accountant can do. I basically have financial statements (of few months) in an excel file and my job is to ensure these figures are uploaded correctly...
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Same Firm, Different Roles/LocationsJust wondering how best to present different role titles and/or different locations you have worked in at the same firm. For example: if you were promoted in the same firm would you write Analyst (date) and above that Associate (date)? If you worked in NYC for 1 year and then moved team/role to SF ...
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Recommendation letter after an internshipCan somebody show me or point out an example of a recommendation/reference letter written for an intern after he has completed his internship? Thanks ...
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Very unique job situation, need good resume advice! Hello, I need a good advice regarding the organization of my resume because my job situation is quite unique. I went to business school, so I know how to properly write a resume, however, I am stuck here. I am hoping someone can help me to organize it better. Okay, so: My family is foreign and my d...
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Where do the odds & ends fit in the standard ib-esque resume templateWhy i am asking is because many job advertisements do ask for the applicant to be knowledgeable or familiar with XX and YY. On other occasions the advertisement will give a quick description of the role (eg. pricing derivatives, analysis, etc) and i could not figure a way to show my knowledge on tha...
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REPE entry level resume out of collegeHey everyone, First post. I'm hoping to land an analyst/associate position when I graduate. I'm self taught in the field, aside from a PE internship I landed this year. I would really appreciate any criticism! None of my friends are big into investment or real estate, so I haven't gotten much str...
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CV advice for London IBI'm looking for advice on a few queries I have regarding my CV. This is for applications to investment banks in London. 1. For degree grade, is it sufficient just to provide 1:1 or 2:1, or is it better to provide percentage as well? In particular if it is a mid or low 2:1 (say 60-65%) so not particu...
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Resume Help - Experienced AnalystWould appreciate any constructive feedback. Looking to lateral. ...
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Student-run Investment fund - valuable or not?Hi all, Me and a couple of friends are going to start up a student-run investment fund (simple concept- we all bring a certain amount of $ monthly and we invest in securities together). My question is the following: - Is it worth mentioning this experience on a CV? Will this be well-regarded by empl...
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Displaying grad school GPA on a resumeI am about to finish my MS in "Financial Planning and Taxation". I currently work in corporate FPA and will remain in that field. My GPA is 3.4 but that's because the tax classes were dragging me down. My finance classes average out to 3.8. If I apply for a finance job, could I put XYZ University (F...
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Resume Help Needed - Internship PositionsHi all, I'm a freshman at Berkeley City College and I really am passionate and determined to get myself in the door and become a successful Investment Banker. I really would appreciate anyone who knows anything about what makes a good finance resume. I would appreciate all forms of criticism as long...
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RESUMÈ REVIEW, undergradWhat do you guys think about paying for resume review services? My 2 cents is that it's only good for when you're looking for an SA position. Would you recommend a freshman/ sophomore to do so or get more experience and wait until junior year? And my thinking is that your resume should speak for you...
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Freshman at a CC w/ hopes of BB IB or Big 4 Management Consulting This is my first post so I apologize for any errors. I am hoping for advice / review that I am on the right track to a BB M&A then eventually PE vs Management Consulting with a Big 4. I am currently a Freshman at a local CC w/ a GPA of 3.8 , After next year I plan on transferring to UMich , NYU ...
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Seeking Resume Critique (Freshman in college)Hello! I am looking for a critique on my resume, which I have been using to apply for internships, and opportunites within Mays business school. I am looking to transfer out of here by junior year to a target school or Babson. I am really new to this and any help,critique, insult is welcome, trying ...
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Future Items on Resume So I have been reading quite a few threads on WSO regarding whether or not its a good idea to put "expected" jobs/internships on a resume. It seems that the vast majority of people on this forum would generally advise against it, however the problem I have come across seems slightly different. I hav...
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Resume Review - Equity ResearchRecently did some work on my resume, but not sure about some sections. I'd greatly appreciate any feedback. Thanks in advance. ...
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High School Senior Finance Internship ResumeI am applying to a few finance internships that I have access to through a few family friends. Thanks in advance for the help ...
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Please Review My Resume / Corp FinGood afternoon, Please review my resume - trash it, tear it apart, whatever you need to do, but I'd really appreciate some solid feedback. I've attached a redacted version of my resume so the formatting may look a little off. Long story short: non-target, mediocre gpa, commercial credit analyst. I'...
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Does this belong on a resume?Demonstrated commitment and discipline through successful summit climb of Mount Rainier (14,411 ft) I have seven years of full time experience and work in the finance function of a F500. It took about 9 months of training and its considered one of the most challenging (if not the most challenging) c...
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Why is my resume not working? Please annihilate my resumeSomething about this resume isn't working. Could you please slap some sense into it? ...
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