- 2015 Analyst Salary Bump Megathread
Let's try to keep a running list going as people go through full-time recruiting and even starting for internships next year. The following list is just from people I know personally. Feel free to expand in the comments. Confirmed pay jump: Goldman ...
Forum topic - user39 - Sep 22 2014 - 5:56pm - 88 comments
- Networking with Others
Hi, I wanted to hear your opinions on networking with people you absolutely do not know. Should I attempt it? To illustrate a bit- finding somebody at a BB or MM on LinkedIn, connecting with them and then try to get them on the phone/in person meet. What ...
Forum topic - Jbutts9 - Sep 21 2014 - 2:17pm - 10 comments
- INVESTMENT BANKERS GTFIH Please
I desire to become an investment banker and need to interview one for a class assignment. It would be much appreciated if someone could answer these questions with some depth (more than just one word, no more than one sentence).Thank you very much. 1. Why ...
Forum topic - BULLMARKETEER - Sep 20 2014 - 11:41am - 2 comments
- Webinar Rewind- Building a Resilient Career + Q&A
In case you missed our August 25th webinar entitled Building a Resilient Career, have no fear. The full recording of the webinar can be found below (free until Saturday morning when it goes into our video library). SIGN UP FOR A 1-HOUR MENTOR SESSION WITH ...
Blog entry - wsomentors - Sep 17 2014 - 11:02am - 1 comment
- CFA1 for prospective IB analyst, Non-Econ Major?
Hi all, a bit about my background: *May 2015 non-econ graduate from top 5 school (ivy) *Neuroscience & Behavior major without any undergrad econ courses *Non IB Summer 2014 internship, in financial services executive recruitment, still currently there ...
Forum topic - iggs - Sep 3 2014 - 12:33pm - 7 comments
- Please give me your thoughts- I am looking for guidance from Wall Streets brightest minds.
Good afternoon WallStreetOasis. This is my first post but I have been reading these forums for the better part of three years and I simply can't believe the level of "talent" that contributes to this community. My situation seems to be very ...
Forum topic - JackBBBB1223 - Aug 25 2014 - 2:37pm - 13 comments
- Out of Work two months, One year out of 'Target'
Reposting my resume edited for privacy. I've been out of undergrad one year now and have worked on two contracts with a development finance institution. I'm trying to move into an Analyst role dealing with emerging markets, preferably focused on ...
Forum topic - DistrictofSuburbia - Aug 9 2014 - 9:25pm - 7 comments
- Minimizing Taxes as a Finance Professional
I think it will be helpful for those with insight on taxes helping us junior financial professionals give advice on reducing our tax payments. The typical IBD Analyst makes well over $100k/year in pre-tax income. Can you provide examples and solutions to ...
Forum topic - Redroom - Aug 23 2014 - 4:18pm
- Outside Lateral to IBD- Analyst vs Associate
I'm coming from an atypical background; I went for an MA in Economics/Finance straight out of undergrad, and now have around 2 years of work experience. I'm speaking with several BB industry coverage teams and the big question for everyone is ...
Forum topic - fignewton - Aug 4 2014 - 3:50pm - 4 comments
- GAME CHANGER in the world of modeling
I found it very strange not to be able to find anything about Thinknum on WSO. All the analysts are already using this, all the major publications writing about it, and venture capitalists backing the project. I've only been a part of it for couple ...
Forum topic - Aristokrat - Jul 30 2014 - 11:51am - 7 comments