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WSO Resume ReviewPlease 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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Is Both Emailing and Inmailing Alumni OK?Hello fellow monkeys, Is it alright to email alumni and send them the same message on linkedin to increase my response rate? Thank you all so much. ...
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In an Intro Email, is it OK to put your name only at the end?Hi everyone, I know this is an unusual question, but I need to ask: Is it OK to put your name only at the end of an introductory email? In other words, is it OK if I don't say something like "My name is..." at the beginning? I am asking this because in my Business Communications class, my professor ...
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From SA in BB to ...Hi all, I've found myself in a tricky situation recently and I thought I would describe it here to maybe get advice on how best to proceed. I'm an international student at a top Ivy League school in the U.S. and Im graduating in 2016. After months of interviews, I've finally received an offer for a ...
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Macro Fund (2b) InterviewHello all, I got an interview with a $2b macro fund as a Research Analyst, based in NY. I've experienced lots of set backs in my career and this see as my big break. I do wish to join this hedge fund and could use any help in doing so. Background - Top 10 US school bachelors, few years quantitative ...
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Purpose of Linkedin?I'm currently a junior looking to start a career in IB and pretty much all my friends/classmates have in depth linkedin pages. That being said, pretty much none of them can come up with how it is benefitting any of them and if it really serves any purpose other than to brag. Could someone please let...
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How long after a F2F interview do you know that a company doesn't want to hire you and just forgot to semd you the rejection?I had a face-to-face interview for a middle office software developer role at Bank of America recently. How long does it usually take for hiring managers to get back to you if they want to hire you? How many days before you can be sure they don't want you and just "forgot" to give you the rejection?...
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Sophomore Summer Internship AdviceHi, Here is my situation: I just finished my sophomore year at a non-ivy target. I have an excellent GPA (near top of class) in business related major and solid extracurricular activities including a couple clubs/part-time work. I am set on landing a BB IBD role for the summer following my junior ye...
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USA to Europe to USA I'm an American strongly considering going to school in Europe. I understand this might not make the most amount of sense if I eventually want to work in the US; nonetheless I see the opportunity to study overseas as a priceless life experience. My question for you all is how hard is it trying to br...
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Common Pitfalls of Early Analyst Life & UnemploymentI wanted to share some insight on what it’s like having been through a few things after graduating from college. For reference, I graduated from a non-target school and got my first job within 2 months of graduation. It was a long-term temp.-to-perm. at a BB doing MO work. At the end of the stint ...
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How long after a F2F interview do you give up and assume they forgot to send you the rejection notice?I had a face-to-face interview for a middle office software developer role at Bank of America recently. How long does it usually take for hiring managers to get back to you if they want to hire you? How many days before you can be sure they don't want you and just "forgot" to give you the rejection?...
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Going to Boston/Philly/aka any other City from New YorkSo, I've been interviewing all over. Mostly ibd jobs (Sr Assoc to Jr VP) and some buyside roles (mainly BDC on the debt side). My resume is all NYC (2 major BBs, a couple boutiques) and any time I apply outside of Manhattan/Westchester/Fairfield county I get the same question, 'Why X city'. I give ...
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Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Loan Products AnalystDoes anyone have any information about this role and the GLP group in the Corporate Credit and Transaction Banking division at BofA in general? Also if anyone has insights into what kind of exit opps GLP analysts get that would be great. ...
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Alternatives to IB with more life-work balanceHello, I was interested in knowing about other jobs similar to IB, with more or less the same pay but less weekly hours(around 60 weekly hours), so that I would be able to have a healthy life and a bit of social life. I have heard that PE and some Hedge Funds provide this kind of jobs. Now don't get...
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Morgan Stanley Wealth ManagementHi guys! I am trying to learn more about MSWM. I google and research past posts. I understand that MSWM is MS Smith Barney and is simply renamed. The part I can't get is if this internship is private wealth, Asset Management or both. At other firms, it seems that wealth management is related to PWM...
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Why can't I close interviews?I keep getting interviews for jobs (think mid-front office corporate finance, some FO roles) and I keep getting positive, sometimes excellent feedback. But three times in the last three months it has happened that the other party simply drops off the face of the earth. "We want you to come in one la...
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Goldman Sachs GIR Phone InterviewI've got a phone interview this week with the director of the Global Investment Research Division at Goldman Sachs thanks to their visit to my campus about a week and a half ago. I graduated with a degree in Economics with Financial Applications in August and have been searching for an opening like ...
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Recruiters and HeadhuntersHi, I am currently in the process of looking for a new job, and I encountered some problems. How do you find out who is the recruiter for a specific job? I tried looking on linkedin for the job but no luck.. Can I just use any recruiting manager? Also are there any good recruiting agencies for Credi...
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Need Career Advice, please help!Hey guys, I'm new to the WSO community but I just want to say it's been a super helpful resource. Anyway, I wanted to get opinions on which career path I should take. Just a little background on myself- I went to a nationally ranked high school and did well. I'm now top 10% (3.8 GPA) of my class (gr...
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What Else Can I DoI am currently working in a non-financial related field and have a degree in engineering from a non-target school, but recently interviewed with a boutique equity research firm (in a non-target city I should add). The senior analyst came from the buy side and needs to hire a research associate, but ...
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Deloitte Corporate Finance DilemaHello all, So basically I am extremely interested in getting a full time offer from DCF this next recruiting season. My issue --> I am an Accounting Major in a very respected accounting program and found my interest in IBM/CF about a year ago. Right about the time I accepted an internship with D...
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Q: Are China MNC Internships With Gi2c A Scam Or For Real?When I saw the below ads put out by Gi2c it is what got me interested in China and Gi2c. I just want to know if anyone here EVER got a MNC internship through Gi2c or if you can identify anyone who did? In China I am told they have no laws against false advertising but if these MNC internships are ...
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Get into China (GI2C) Internship ProgramRecently got an e-mail from there but I could not find much information on this program. Is it a legit program? Did anybody have experience with them? I'm mostly interested in IB/ consulting. I'm currently a senior at a super non-target school with no relevant experience and I'm also on F1 Visa, so ...
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