- Life after Investment Banking
Like a majority of people who are on this website, I used to come on here and write bullshit about a life partly my own, partly fantasy. I'm now going to uncloak the anonymous man and tell you my story. My name is Stephen Ridley. I graduated from a ...
Forum topic - anonymousman - Aug 18 2013 - 12:34pm - 273 comments
- Anyone Finding CFA L3 More Bullsh*t Than the Previous 2?
This CFA lark just isn't fun anymore. The brevity and lack of real world application / foundation has really hit a limit on me. Someone give me strength! Any L3s out there hitting the same wall? ...
Forum topic - Oreos - Feb 1 2013 - 9:37am - 21 comments
- What's Your Story?
I had a moment of reflection while riding the train to work a few mornings ago. As I was staring out the window, I started thinking about the absolutely ridiculous trail I’ve blazed to get to bring myself to where I am today. I was once one of those kids ...
Blog entry - olafenizer - Dec 11 2012 - 7:45pm - 10 comments
- Dinged: Other candidates "Bubbled Up Higher"
So I was interviewing with a MM bank and got dinged. Turns out the guy that was running recruiting and dinged me quit his job the day after informing me. I decided to e-mail the new guy who took over for recruiting and asked if there was any particular ...
Forum topic - aempirei - Nov 8 2012 - 3:50pm - 43 comments
I’ve decided to take the next week off for vacation. I’m kind of worn down and need some rest. I’ve been looking forward to not going into work for a while now. I don’t have any of the typical vacation plans set up for the upcoming week, so it’s going to ...
Blog entry - InefficientMarkets - Aug 5 2012 - 7:45am - 19 comments
- How much paperwork do you deal with?
Hello Monkeys, As I go through stacks and stacks of seemingly unneccessary paperwork for a prefftigious client, I can't help but think "There has to be a better way"... As a junior monkey, do you think that you deal with too much paper work? ...
Forum topic - FeelingMean - Sep 21 2012 - 11:16am - 5 comments
- leaving IB, next steps...
I'm confused. I used to post on here a couple of years ago, most of what I posted was bullsh*t. The truth is I was in my final year at university, I'd just done an internship, wasn't sure how I felt about it as a prospective life, and I ...
Forum topic - anonymousman - Apr 27 2011 - 10:39am - 52 comments
- Discrimination? Office Politics? Overagressive
Hey Boys, been lurking for about 5 years now. Finally got the interview at Tier 1 IB in Chicago for mid office. I blew the MD away and then interviewed with 2 blk females who are heads of the teams. Found out this morning I didn't get the role and it ...
Forum topic - WhiteKnightDD - Apr 26 2012 - 6:26pm - 11 comments
- Can men and women be just friends?
Came across this video after a friend sent it to me on Facebook. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_lh5fR4DMA&feature=share I dont believe that. Its an interesting question though. What do you guys think? ...
Forum topic - RatinaMaze - Dec 8 2011 - 3:21pm - 39 comments
- State Senators 'fleeing the state'
Wis. governor to outline intentions in budget So I've been blind for a week so I couldn't do much reading... and when I started browsing through various news sites I saw this article and it caught my eye. The few tidbits that really confused me: ...
Forum topic - cartman - Mar 1 2011 - 2:41am - 55 comments