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WSO Resume Review: get ready!Please check out our new Resume Review service to get your resume ready for recruiting season: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/page/wso-resume-review ...
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Message Board Rules and NetiquetteAs the community continues to grow and evolve, let's try to keep it at least somewhat civil, useful and entertaining. Please read in the WSO User Guidelines in detail before posting to WSO. ...
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Which offer should I pick? - Urgent deadlineHi guys, I got the following offers for the summer in London: 1. Investment Shop - PWM/investment manager dealing in ISAs, private client portfolios and pension. Closed-ended investment trust fund (AUM $90M). Pay is about $400/week. 2. MM bank (Think Santander/Espirito Santo) - Equity research. Firs...
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CRA Exit OpportunitiesHowdy fellow monkeys, I recently started working for one of the Big 3 CRA's. I am definitely enjoying my job and gaining more financial statement analysis experience than I anticipated. I am curious to know what the exit opportunities are for someone with experience in credit research? Possibly 1.5 ...
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Disadvantages of starting in a non-financial hub?Offer on the table to work as a BO analyst with a BB in its Southeast (USA) office. Apparently, this specific office that I would be working in is pretty fucking horrible in terms of quality of employees and work. I'm not intentionally putting down the employees (I graduated from a non-target with a...
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Alumni in HR/RecruitingI'm sure this has been asked before. How, if at all, should a rising senior go about contacting an alumni who works in HR/recruiting for FT roles? ...
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Reapplying to a bank after an MBADo investment banks worldwide blacklist people who declined offers initially in a particular office after going through the interview process? Do banks share such blacklists amongst each other? I declined because the department wasn't where I was hoping to get into initially(I was referred to by a h...
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Should my friend take this job offer?My friend, fresh out of undergrad, is assessing whether to take a Portfolio Management Analyst role at Hall Capital Partners in SF--does anyone know about the exit opps / career path/ anything at all? Seems like they are well-respected: http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/34559... Is this a...
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How difficult is it to land an ops job?Hi guys. So I'm wondering, if I'm not interested in a FO role and am just looking for an ops position, how difficult is it to land that in today's economy? I went to a below average college and graduated with a bachelors in finance. I am in the NYC area and I have no specific preference in terms of ...
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How to get back into the industry after a yearHi, I've been working in the industry for about 9 years, but my left my last role after my dad passed away in May last year and my mom the year before. I took it really hard and my family thought it would be better for come work for them. I've been working in a family business (non-financial service...
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HR phone interview feedbackIf the HR says they are going to schedule a interview with the hiring manager, but says you talk fast and need to slow down in the interivew, would the HR tell the hiring manager you talk fast? Or was this mostly just constructive criticism? ...
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I have a telephone interview with an Analyst in a PE firmHi, I'm just looking for general tips and what sort of technical questions I should expect. Could someone please also point me to the right sub forum (if there is one)? I clicked on the interview link on top of this page but that's something my budget can't manage. Thanks for reading and advices ...
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How should I go about finding an ops job?Hi everyone, first a few things about me real quick: - Graduated with a finance degree from a small university w/ 3.1 GPA - Worked 3 years in ops at a small boutique Asset Management firm - Left that job on somewhat bad terms a year ago (although they wouldn't say that if called because they were at...
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Sophomore Student: Accounting vs PWM InternshipHey guys, I currently have two offers - one in accounting and the other in PWM. I am looking for an IB/S&T offer for my junior year summer. Not sure whether IB or S&T is right for me, but I'll eventually have to pick one over the other. Would an accounting or PWM internship better position m...
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Securities Pricing AnalystI was approached by a recruiter on Linkedin regarding a Securities Pricing Analyst gig. The recruiter gave a brief description: _Provide our clients/customers with daily pricing asset pricing for a wide range of asset types, including public debt, exchange traded securities, private holdings and de...
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MSF?I've found myself in a predicament, and im hoping for some suggestions from you guys. Any advice is welcome. Ive just graduated from a non target school with a major in finance and economics. I did well in school (3.75 GPA), had one internship in fixed income/credit research at a F500 insurance com...
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LinkedIn Search LimitDoes anyone know if there is a way around this? I think they cap you at 100 searches per month which is nothing if you're trying to network. I signed up for the premium trial and thought that would give me unlimited searches, but it turns out you need to have the upgraded plan of the premium version...
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Taking time off for interview?I just want to know how do students with a full time internship or co-op take time off for interviews. One may receive several BB+MM interviews plus a few subsequent final rounds/superdays. How do they take time off from job without being f**ked by their boss? ...
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nervous freakHey everybody, I suppose I am not alone in my problem: I do well during face to face interviews, but phone ones freak me out. I am not a native speaker and each time I get a phone screening I start forgeting words, making strange jokes etc So the problem is my nerves. I know that the more interviews...
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Help with Series 7I am currently studying for the Series 7 Exam through the study materials provided by STC. STC has twelve 130 question quizzes. The part I find frustrating is that MAJORITY of the questions were never found in the material. Does anyone agree? I take a quiz, get a 46%... then I study what I got wrong...
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Another JD Trying to Make the ShiftI am an associate at a Canadian BigLaw firm looking to make the switch into an investment banking role. I have some corporate finance experience from my pre-JD MBA, but have largely been out of finance since. Half of my current workload deals with bankruptcy/insolvency and corporate workouts. fina...
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China Internships Now Illegal For Foreigners & ExpatsI was talking with my immigration lawyer in Shanghai yesterday about sponsoring my spouse and family in China and was shocked when he told me that since 2013, China internships are illegal for foreigners UNLESS you have a special certification letter from the Chinese government and you take that let...
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How to sell a marketing master's on a resume?Hi everyone, I will start a finance master's degree in september after 1 year as a master's student in marketing and one year of internships. I am going to apply for the summer internships in London and wanted to know if anyone had an opinion on how to sell my marketing classes on my resume and in ...
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.Corporate finance best books Would you guys advise me a great book about corporate fianance. I would like to understand what part of fianance I could like the most, so I thought that a technical view could be the best way. I'm looking for a basic book, but it should at the same time give me some technical aspects of corporate f...
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Should I correct an analyst?This happened at one of my SA interviews during this spring. I was talking to an analyst one-on-one and somehow the conversation drifted to PE and the latest goings on in that market. He was trying to feel out my knowledge of the space and asked a question about a major event that was being discusse...
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