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Krug? or Moet?Hey guys just wanted to hear your thoughts. Krug? or Moet Chandon? for champagne ...
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Boss' condescending email...What do?WSO, So I recently put in my resignation letter and giving my 2 weeks notice. The boss, at the time, seemed upset but not overly dramatic about it. Then, yesterday I exchanged emails giving my official date and for whatever reason, he was not pleased. Thereafter, he started attacking me personally, ...
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Dreams of Big 4: F on Transcript for Academic Dishonesty?Hey everyone I am currently a second year accounting major and I recently was accused of academic dishonesty, although in all essence its not final, the outcome will be that I will get an F in a course that I took last semester (a non-business/non-accounting related course). I didn't do anything rem...
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Is it useful to apply through company websiteI am from a non-target school without any networks from company inside. Is it useful to apply online? or it is just a blackhole ...
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help on moving into riskSo I just finished my first year in product control at a BB as part of a rotational program and im now working in a Corp finance/revenue reporting role. I've been looking for roles in Market/Credit Risk to expand my skills and move towards more interesting/fast paced work, but I haven't had any luc...
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Need help with FT DecisionHi Monkeys, I am considering a few opportunities for full time positions. The first position is Sapient Global Markets Business Consultant. My other option is EMC Rotational Finance Training Program. 1) Which opportunity do you guys think looks best for grad school? 2) What job has the best long ter...
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Mortgage banking/lendingOut of curiousity, anyone out there a loan officer or working at a mortgage bank? The number of loan officers has shrunk from nearly 500,000 at its height to somewhere around half of that today. The 80-20 rule still applies--20% of LOs are doing 80% of the business and making damn good money. For e...
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ICAP - Post Trade Risk ServicesHello, Anyone know anything about ICAP - Post Trade Risk Services? This is for an entry-level position. I'm specifically interested in comp, hours, and what someone actually does day to day. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! ...
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No ProjectsI have a problem.. My manager is not giving me any work for the last 2 days and I don't know why.. She did give me projects before when it was her busiest and I don't think I'm doing a poor job since she always said "Good job", "Good work", etc. So what's wrong? Is it just because she really has non...
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Frattiest Theoretical Physics ConcentrationTitle says it all. Want to further my education with a phd but need some help deciding which path to follow. ...
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Bloomberg Entry Level ProgramsAnyone has an idea about the following Bloomberg programs in terms of actual work involved, pay and exit opps: 1. Sales and Analytics 2. Global Data Training Programhttp://www.bloomberg.com/careers/hire/entrysearch.... ...
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Xavier university vs DePaul or Fordhamwhich university is better? Xavier U (williams).. or DePaul or Fordham for finance major? Im looking at trading or perhaps even opening up my own advising firm oneday. ...
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Google vs. EpicI have two offers to choose from. One is to be a Project Manager / Implementation Consultant at Epic (Madison, WI). I have no idea what this job does. The other is to be a Product Quality Analyst at Google (Mountain View, CA). I don't have a good understanding of this job either, but here is Google'...
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starting a VC fundhey guys, long time reader first (maybe second) time poster. first off i just want to thank everyone on here. over the last yr this forum has been invaluable! so...short summary: i graduated with an engineering (biomedical/chemical) and science (pharmacology) degree (dual-degree program) from colle...
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Disney and American Express StrategyI have noticed a few programs such as the American Express Strategic Planning Group and disneys corporate strategy business development and technology group which allow grads to do strategy work straight out of college I was wondering what other programs there are similar to to these, what sort of e...
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Best route to Transaction advisory?Hi all, First post here. I am currently in audit at one of the Big 4 and am interested in eventually transitioning to transaction advisory services, specifically accounting due diligence for M&A and perhaps later, some valuation work. What is the recommended path to doing so? - How many years sh...
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Masters in Real Estate / Real Estate Development w/ a bad GPA?For someone looking for a career in real estate, would you recommend a MRED or is it better to go for an MBA? Has anyone had any experience with an MRED program and would you recommend a specific program? I have 2.5 years of solid hands on internship experience in commercial real estate, I own an ...
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Startup Question Getting products on the siteHello guys, I have begun creating a retail site. Don't want to go into too much detail but it's a really cool idea and a very interesting way to shop for stuff. but I am looking for a way to get some clothes on my site. I am going to contact some of the more boutique less represented high quality c...
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Quebec providing opportunities for mining growthCompared to other, less politically stable countries and areas, Quebec's mining friendly environment and excellent infrastructure makes it an ideal location for gold mining. Aurvista's Douay property is advancing one of the largest undeveloped gold projects in the province.http://www.youtube.com/wat...
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Counterpoint: Go to Law School (if...)Just watched the Eddy/Frieds WSO lounge episode. A few points/counterpoints/clarifications: 1. Lose the fucking goatees, both of you. It's not 1990 and you aren't 23. 2. Dunno if it's your voice/accent, the topic, or something else, but Frieds you sound like a whiny bitch. You sound like you're prac...
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Life after the Buy-side?I currently work at a prominent investment fund (public equities) as an analyst and find myself increasingly... bored. While the pay and the lifestyle (read: hours) are great, I've found that the learning curve has flattened out substantially after 3 years on the job and the investment process has b...
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Finance related careers in the governmentI recently read an interesting interview/post on mergers and inquisitions about a person who worked in a European (eastern European I think) Ministry of Finance. Before I entered undergrad I was a nerdy obsessed high schooler with dreams of making the big bucks on Wall Street. I've slowly come to re...
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Financial Instruments, Structured Products and Real Estate (FSR) with PwC exit opportunitiesI'm interviewing with PwC's Financial Instruments, Structured Products and Real Estate (FSR) group and I was wondering if anyone knows anything about the group. Specifically, what type of exit opportunities will this give me? Thanks for the help! ...
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International Career adviceSup Oasis. So after much thought and deliberation I've concluded that I really want to leave the US after college. I want to put myself out there and explore what the world has to offer. Perhaps find a job in Hong Kong, Singapore, Germany, Japan, or wherever. I've got one year of undergrad left an...
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