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SPOTLIGHT: The Other Road Rules and FAQsThe goal of Wall Street Oasis’ The Other Road forum is to give our users the best possible snapshot of life in other areas of finance (including entrepeneurship, start-ups, and corporate/F500 positions), from internships and recruiting to compensation and career progression. Working towards that g...
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WSO might know: Property Package Software companies like M&M, CBRE, JLL use?I am hoping someone on WSO could help me locate this software - Looking for the company or software that companies like CBRE / JLL / M&M use to put together property packages for potential clients or buyers. I am not looking for the property management software, but the one that allows you to e...
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Wood Group : Our LeadersPeople are the heart of our business; we say it time and time again at Wood Group. To ensure we live up to this Core Value, we’ve assembled a group of passionate leaders who guide our company with respect, empathy, and open communication. Together, they foster a culture that promotes personal and ...
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Micron Associates Health and Fitness: Why you shouldn't get used to in-flight entertainmentWe might be looking at a future where we can no longer access the web and watch movies on demand -- while on a flight, that is. In its recent report for the Federal Aviation Administration, the US Government Accountability Office presented the risks of in-flight WiFi and wireless entertainment syste...
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What's the problem with pay?I feel a total disconnect between what I think people earn and the salaries I see posted. For example, I just came across a post for a Risk Analyst at an "International Bank" in NYC. 3+ yrs of banking experience required (I think this just means working middle office at a bank), BA/BS in maths/sta...
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ComplianceHave a family friend who was high up in Legal of a bunch of BB's. He is really pushing me to go into Compliance. What are some exit ops of compliance, benefits of being in compliance? He says very steady career, get certs and become an asset. My worry is that its ancillary, don't generate business= ...
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Big 4 vs. Banks for Finance Graduate?I am a recent Finance graduate in Canada and am torn between pursuing career in Big 4 on the Deals side or international banks (HSBC, citibank etc.) I currently have an offer from commercial banking but would like to hear the pros and cons of pursuing the banking path vs. Big 4. Planning to pursue C...
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Preferred Communication Method At WorkI worked with people who prefer to communicate (work related stuff) via chats. I never really got that as they literally sat right next to me. The preferred method of communication apparently depends, but personally: 1. When it's something important, containing multiple points, or needs to be articu...
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Discussion about Incentive The right incentive is the key to good management. It couldn't be truer. In banking, people talk about pay for performance. I think the important thing is structure an incentive package for a particular individual, particularly in financial services. I want to talk about "fun" as an incentive. As yo...
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BIG4 -----> FP&A -----> Corporate Strategy / Financial ModelingI am looking to break into Senior FP&A role in a F500, specifically in the tech industry. I spent 4 years in Big4, reaching Senior Associate level, and have my CPA. Ideally, I am looking for FP&A roles that do not simply support the accounting division with monthly closes, reconciliations, e...
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Learning a foreign language Do any of you enjoy learning languages? This is an extremely subjective question, but what are some of the benefits that you think you personally derive from learning another language? I just passed the C1 test for German and I think I'm going to move onto a different language. Perhaps Russian or so...
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Elliott and Associates Tipps für Anfänger zur Auswahl der besten Immobilien-HausverwaltungAuswahl begleiten, um Ihr Eigentum zu behandeln, muss man wissen des Unternehmens Erfolgsbilanz in der Immobilienbranche. Und es scheint wie eine große Aufgabe für Privatpersonen und kleine Unternehmer zu tun. Für große Unternehmen ist es jedoch eine Routineaufgabe delegiert, um Mitarbeiter mit ...
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The Koyal Group Private Training Services: Privatdetektiv (Faktablad)Privatdetektiv / Kvalificerade Manager Krav för Licensieringen En privatdetektiv är en individ som bland andra uppgifter (1) undersöker brott, (2) undersöker identitet, business, ockupation, tecken, etc., av en person, (3) undersöker platsen för förlorade eller stulna egendom, (4) undersöker...
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TLS Group Madrid, Barcelona, London ConceptHow to design a tailor made house How do you want to have your flat/house: furnished or empty? We offer you the two options and we help you to choose and set up the furniture. Decorate your home as you wish. Our professional team will advise and help you to design your new place. Olivar, 28012, Madr...
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Mutual fund wholesaler qsDoes anyone here work as an external wholesaler for a mutual fund? Curious about career progression and common backgrounds people who hold these positions have. Also curious if working as an internal wholesaler is a stepping stone, and what the differences are in these positions. Thanks ...
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Citibank Commercial Banking Analyst ProgramI recently came across this program (I was gonna put the link on but the website doesn't let me cuz I'm a noob :( and I was wondering if anyone here have any experience or insights on commercial banking analyst I'm very new to this field, so please excuse me if my questions sound stupid. 1. Does thi...
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Members-Only Clubs, Gyms etc. NYC is a big city and there are so many people with so many different views. I wasn't a big fan of any members-only establishment. I was a fan of public transport. I have recently began to think differently. A typical gym charges a certain fee for every month and let anyone who pays in. The way the...
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GE Assessment CentreHi Everyone I am also scheduled to take part in an upcoming assessment centre for GE FMP based out of EMEA. In the mail, I have been told that the assessment day would comprise of group case studies, finance/IQ quiz and a set of interviews. Does anyone know what could be the nature of this group cas...
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Norvell & Associates, P.C. (CPA's): Tjäna kundernas intressen först och främstVarje företag som grundades någonsin som syftar till att dra lite nytta av genom att tillhandahålla produkter och tjänster till allmänheten, i allmänhet. Redovisning företag är bara en av många som följer av detta mål. Det finns dock de företag som går längre än bara bedriver egna ege...
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Shadow Insurance 101: The downfall of the insurance industry?I work in the insurance sector, primarily dealing with derivatives and collateral needs for institutions. I haven't seen much on this site about the insurance sector in particular...though there has been some talk about FIG as a whole. I thought this might be useful for educating some people about t...
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Internal Audit @ PE firm?Hey Guys, I'm a sophomore at a target and for this summer, I am doing IA with one of the top PE megafunds. I don't know much about IA, but I was just wondering does this help/hurt me with junior year recruiting if I wanted to do IB or MC? Whats the general opinion on IA, and career paths with it? A...
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Elliott and Associates Tips för nybörjare om att välja den bästa fastigheter fastighetsbolagAtt välja medfölja för att hantera din egendom kräver att veta företagets meritlista i fastighetsbranschen. Och det verkar som en lång uppgift att göra för privatpersoner och småföretagare. För stora företag är det dock en rutinmässig uppgift delegerad personal med alla nödvändiga kv...
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Hendren Global Group Top Facts: Malware, fake bank representative scam $1mA sophisticated bank scam that uses a combination of the Dyre malware, phishing tactics and fake bank representatives has been uncovered by IBM researchers. IBM's Security Group has released information about a new variant of Dyre malware, initially uncovered last year, dubbed as "Dyre Wolf" that ta...
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AMA - Former Business Valuations Associate (BO->Val->Corp Dev)Maybe its just me (since I have selective reading, could very well be true) but when accounting firms and different groups within accounting firms are brought up "Business Valuations" is always asked about. So I thought would do an AMA on the mysterious world of Business Valuations. Here's a quick r...
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looking for a job in dubai, hong kong, or singaporelooking for a non finance job in any of these locations. i work in logistics and freight now. looking for a salary upgrade and new contacts. it seems applying online is a waste of time. do these places hire mostly locales for mid-management or sales? i know being a white american male might help in ...
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