To allanalysts, what percentage of your time in the office is spent actually working? I.e. not shooting the shit with colleagues, browsing the internet or making personal calls :)
Last summer, they were several analysts on my floor in M&A who had computer games installed to use during the substantial periods when they were waiting for work to come back with corrections from e.g. a VP
We all know the hours are hell, but surely of the 80+ hours spent in the pen, a substantial amount don't involve anything work-related???