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Tell me about being a product managerHas anyone here worked as a product manager at a major tech firm in Silicon Valley? I interviewing coming up for a post-MBA position with one of the current web 2.0 darlings (think LinkedIn, Groupon, Facebook, etc). Was originally approached by a headhunter, and don't know anyone currently at the ...
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Average Collection Period / Average Payment Period I have to calculate the following ratios: 1.Average Collection Period 2.Average Payment Period and 3. Average Days of Sales available in inventory of a health company which receives most of its revenue in prepaid advance and it does not have inventory as does the trading firm. Can some one help me ...
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Balancing Pre-med and FinanceI'm currently at a freshman at a top 15 (think WUSTL, NU, JHU) split between medicine and finance/consulting (grouping finance and consulting together only because they're closer than medicine ever will be). As with any freshman, I really don't know for sure what I want to do. But, finding balance w...
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What group is best in a F500 rotation program?which one is generally the highest ranked? is it FP&A? ...
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Fork In the Road: Finance or StartupSorry for the long post. Big decision. Any input would be appreciated. Here's the deal. I am at the nexus of essentially starting a new career. Moving out of corporate finance at a fortune 500. My initial plan; which i have not thrown out by any means was to move into Investment Management down the ...
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Living with woman first year analystHey guys have been thinking about this for a few minutes. Whats your thoughts on living with a chick for the first year. I'll be starting at a BB this summer and thinking about it . The chick is a friend in the finance field. Nothing really going on here, but its almost went down a few times. Think...
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Generating Revenue with a Sports BlogHey Guys, I run a Chicago Sports website and I'm looking for some new ways to generate revenue. Currently, all my revenue is coming from advertising, but I'm just about to get an affiliate deal done with ticket provider (like ticketmaster, stubhub, etc) where I get a commission on every ticket we s...
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Citi Capital Markets vs Morgan Stanley Credit RiskHi Everyone, I am looking at two options for an undergraduate summer internship: Capital Markets Origination at Citi and Credit Risk at Morgan Stanley. I know they are totally different roles so my decision should largely be based on my person preference but I'm still working those preferences out....
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Difference between Finance at a BB and Corp Finance @ a F500?Are you essentially doing similar work? ...
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Corporate Finance Interview at F500Have an interview for the corporate finance group at a F500, the group is mainly staffed with ex bankers. Can anyone tell me what sort of questions to expect? I have 1 year of BB IBD experience. ...
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Competitive Intelligence?I am still working through the recent corporate development thread but made me think of a recent company newsletter which had an article/interview on our competitive intelligence officer which seemed like an interesting position, made it sound like an ER/IR role tied into one and at least at our com...
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Houston FT RoommatePosted this in the Houston FT thread, but want to post here as well. If your looking for a roommate somewhere in the inner-loop. Ideally would like to have 3 people, but 2 is fine. The more people the cheaper. Looking for June-July time frame to move in. If your interested, get at me ...
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HSBC Infrastructure vs Citi Finance Summer AnalystFrom what I heard, it sounds like I'll have a better opportunity networking with front office people at HSBC. Thoughts? ...
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Big 4 Post InternshipI am currently working for a Big 4 firm as an intern in M&A Transaction Services. I was curious to hear responses on what to expect after my internship. For instance, will I receive a job offer? Will it be in M&A? If I don't what advice could you give me for future career moves. Thanks. ...
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Bill Maher said it best. http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2012/02/27/... ...
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treasury rates & mortgage ratesHi guys, I was wondering how mortgage interest rates/mortgage prices tie into the overall economy (inflation rates, treasury notes, fed funds rate). Have been scouring wsj/wso and reading up on as many articles as I could, but wanted to see the collective opinion. Any thoughts/opinions are greatl...
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Agriculture/Food resources researchWhat kind of jobs might exist in a field like this? I've been looking at ag econ masters programs and am curious about the job opps coming out of a program like that. ...
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How important is CPA when you're part of a rotational programSo I'm part of a finance rotational program at a BB. Many ppl say these leadership programs are pretty good when starting off your career in corporate finance. How important do you think getting a CPA is in terms career development? Do you think it's necessary if I want to move up the ladder? It su...
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Analyst Foreign Exchange - DisnyHave a 2nd round interview with them later this week. If anyone has insights into this position, it would be helpful. Thanks! Responsibilities The Analyst will play an integral role in working with Disney’s internal business partners and with the goal of managing foreign currency risk, establish...
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How can you capitalize on this: coming retirementsThis thought first crossed my mind about 5 years ago and in the last year I've seen that some forward-thinking magazines (like The Economist) are finally starting to catch on this: How can someone capitalize on the large-scale number of retirements coming up and the resulting shrinking US workforce?...
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All Time Favorite Trance Songs Here is my list of all time favorite trance songs: * Love Stimulation - Humate * Stella - Jam and Spoon * Beachball - Nalin and Kane * No Fate - Zyon * Not Over Yet - Grace * L’Esperanza - Airscape * Loops and Tings - Jens What's yours? ...
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BofA FMAPHas anyone heard back regarding the FMAP program? ...
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Risk Management AnalystI'm pretty sure this position is for the boring kind of risk management, but would anyone have any advice for my Monday interview? Thanks; RISK MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT The Risk Management Department is responsible for the following activities: Audit and Monitoring of Operations processing to ensure co...
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What classes would be helpful to take if you wanted to start a business?Hello all, I majored in Education as an undergraduate and the only business-related course I ever took was Econ101. I've been working for a small company since graduating, and reading a lot of books on entrepreneurship. I've decided that I'd like to start my own business. I was wondering if there...
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Help WSO! advice my career optionsHi I am currently a junior attending semi-target school majoring in Economics, and looking for an internship for this upcoming summer.. Though I did manage to get couple of interviews, I could not get the offer for the SA internship. So, I really want to ask you guys for an advice. Where should I...
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