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  1. From Hedge Fund to Corp Fin to M&A

          Phewwww, it's been a strange ride, fellas. I would like to gloat about my recent career revelations, while hopefully providing some advice/insight to the people who read. I have just finished up a GE-type Financial Management Pro ...

    25 comments - 15 silver bananas - May 28 2016 - 11:00am -

  2. Q&A with Nefarious- a Strategy Associate at a Fortune 500 Company- (Part One)

    Afternoon, monkeys. I've got the first of a two part interview for you today with Certified User Nefarious. Nefarious works in Strategy at a major Fortune 500 Aerospace & Defense company. While I know many of your are focused on banking and priva ...

    106 comments - 8 silver bananas - Apr 9 2016 - 12:10pm -

  3. Q&A with Nefarious- a Strategy Associate at a Fortune 500 Company- (Part Two)

    Following up my my post from last Thursday, I'm here today with part two of my interview with Nefarious. For those of you that need a refresher, Nefarious is a Strategy Associate at a global Fortune 500 aerospace & defense company. Check out part ...

    40 comments - 5 silver bananas - Apr 9 2016 - 12:10pm -

  4. What do executives at F500 make?

    For example: VP of Operations at Johnson & Johnson VP of Menswear Product Development at Macy's VP of Marketing at Gilette Any info is appreciated. f500 vp Fortune 500 ...

    190 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:19pm -

  5. How Do Major Companies Create Loyalty?

    This is a major problem for F500 companies where the finance department turnover is huge. How can you create loyalty so that the analysts you trained don't leave as soon as they have a better offer? Here are a few tactics commonly used, please share ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 21 2012 - 5:45am -

  6. Applying for F500 corporate finance (FPA most likely) as an analyst or senior

          Please read and give gut reactions. After a few days and responses, I'll post a backstory and see if that changes your recommendations. THANKS. 1. Which parts impressed you? 2. Which parts should be cut out (either you weren' ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2015 - 9:21am -

  7. Fortune 742 Finance?!?!?

          I have a proposition: When you are referring to your company as "Fortune X", X is only allowed to be 1000, 500, 100, 50 or 10. Anything else is toolish. Again, Fortune 1000, Fortune 500, Fortune 100, Fortune 50 or Fortune 10 ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2012 - 5:31pm -

  8. F500 email formats?

          Does anyone know the email address formats for common F500s like P&G, MasterCard, American Express, and Verizon? Thanks! Networking email f500 Alumni Network Corp Finance email format Fortune 500 ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 15 2014 - 5:46pm -

  9. Transition from f500 corp fin to front/mid/back office

    I've been working for one of the f500 corp fin leadership programs (Gen Mills) straight out of college. Now that I've wrapped up my 2nd yr, I'm wondering how difficult would it be to switch into front/mid/ back office at a bb or mm bank? Id ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 16 2010 - 8:26am -

  10. Fortune 50 or PWM

          Have an offer for a finance role at a large fortune 50 company and an offer from a boutique PWM firm that has been growing steadily for a few decades. Looking for advice to aid in my decision, thanks! wall street PWM decision Fortune ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 17 2014 - 9:59pm -

  11. To those who have done f500 rotational programs

          How did you like it? Did you find the experience helpful? Are MBA options good? How about any other exit options? Thanks in advance for any helpful info. Fortune 500 ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 27 2011 - 4:58pm -

  12. The Path To Becoming a Fortune 500 CEO

    Original Article at Forbes: The Path to Becoming a Fortune 500 CEO The Path To Becoming A Fortune 500 CEO Eric Savitz, Forbes Staff + Comment now Guest post written by Jeffrey S. Sanders Jeffrey S. Sanders is Vice Chairman and Managing Partner of the Nort ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2012 - 1:52pm -

  13. Importance of the Fortune 500 for b-school

    i was wondering if anyone had an opinion on the importance of the "Fortune____" when applying to business school. does it make a difference if you're in a Fortune 10 versus Fortune 50, versus Fortune 500 versus Fortune 1000? i ask because i ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 26 2011 - 7:24pm -

  14. Walt Disney Corporate Strategy Group

          Hey Guys, Can anybody tell me a little bit more about the Corporate Strategy group at The Walt Disney Company? I am looking at the Analyst and Sr. Analyst positions and was curious if anyone could tell me a little bit more about the j ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 1 2010 - 1:04am -

  15. Help me make an important career decision

    Hi all: I have a tough decision to make and was hoping for some advice/insight. Thanks in advance. Background on me: Senior at semi-target, 3.5 GPA, finance major, 740 GMAT. My ultimate goal is to land a job in investment banking (goes without saying), pr ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 29 2010 - 3:46pm -

  16. Help Me Make a Decision

    I have a few offers on the table and I need some advice. I've always wanted to do BB IBD, but coming from a non-target it was difficult to land interviews. I've been focusing on MM IBD and have a few interviews with banks in the near future. If ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 18 2010 - 4:57pm -

  17. Unique Career Opportunity Fortune 500, Fortune Global 500 Financial Services

    Not sure where to post this as it's not a conventional job post. I'm interning at a Fortune 500, Fortune Global 500 financial services firm that is looking to expand. My advisor has asked me to get him in contact with 15 possible candidates. Wha ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 23 2010 - 6:23pm -

  18. What would be looked on more favorably by banks?

          A) 3 years audit experience with big 4 B) 2 years audit experience with big 4 followed by 1 year as management accountant in Fortune 500 Interested to get monkeys take on this. I think at least with the management accounting you could ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 15 2011 - 4:22pm -

  19. F500 Corp Finance- When to take the job (out of undergrad or with work experience)

          If one is planning on staying in F500 corp finance for the majority of their career, when is the best time of entry in terms of having advancement opportunities and a good salary. Is it better to join as an analyst straight out of col ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 26 2010 - 9:35pm -

  20. PWM or corporate treasury internship?

          I'm a sophomore at a target trying to decide what to do this summer. So far I have internship offers from a small PWM firm and one in the finance/treasury division in one of the smaller fortune 500 companies. I guess my question ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2010 - 8:44pm -

  21. Politics in the Business World

          Hey all, I wanted to see what insights people had regarding office politics in different industries, namely IBD /finance vs. Consulting vs. F500. Why does it seem politics in consulting are a lot less than the other two? Why does it a ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 16 2013 - 7:51pm -

  22. Operational Risk or Corporate Treasury internship?

    I'm a sophomore at a target school, and I have to make a decision relatively quickly. I got an offer from a small F500 company in their treasury department, doing some things related to market forecasting and capital investment. I also have an offer ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 16 2010 - 7:15pm -

  23. Have F500 companies begun internship interviews yet?

          I go to a sub-par state school with very little OCR and applied to quite a few F500 and other large public companies but haven't really gotten any responses yet. I scored an interview with McKinsey, so I consider myself a competi ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Feb 3 2016 - 10:38pm -

  24. Getting the most out of a Fortune 500 internship

          I'll be a rising junior and will be interning for a fortune 500 company this summer. I want to get a summer internship at a IB next year, so what type of work should I ask for so I can translate this summer's internship/ bet ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 21 2009 - 9:22pm -

  25. New Grad and Job Offers... Can someone help me decide??

    Hi, I just graduated from a pretty good masters in finance program and I have a few job offers that I would like to get some input on. My previous experience has only been as an intern but this would be my first real job and would appreciate any advice. F ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 20 2012 - 4:37am -

  26. Prestige and Exit Opportunites

          I've been wondering. If enough people pick some random fortune 500 program (ex: GM FMP) and talk enough about how great the exit opportunities are/how prestigious the program is on WSO, how much would that increase the number of ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 1 2011 - 12:59pm -

  27. How much of a disadvantage is it?

    Hi everyone, I'm an undergrad student and have a decent business idea that i'm turning into a company. At the moment my entire free time goes into the startup and I was wondering what my options would be if it fails. I go to a good school have g ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 26 2010 - 3:26pm -

  28. Rotational Programs- How selective are these programs?

          First time poster, I have been doing reading on F 500 rotational programs and used the search function to the best of my abilities. Was wondering how selective these programs are as I go to non-target MSU. I am looking for best opport ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 2:37am -

  29. Northeast Utilities High School Internship

    Hi everybody, ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2014 - 10:48pm -

  30. Transit from Corporate America to PE- Started career 4 years ago as an IB analyst

          Hi, I started my career ~4 years ago as IB analyst at a BB bank and stayed 2.5 yrs there. After the financial meltdown, the bank collapsed and I was able to find a position within the financial planning group of a Fortune 500 company. ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 6:18am -

  31. F500 Corp. Strategy Interview Questions/Experience?

          Hey all, I'll be interviewing with a F500 Retail company for a senior associate position (exp. hire, pre-MBA) in their strategy group. Just wondering if anyone has interviewed for this type of role and the questions asked? Thanks ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 3 2013 - 6:01pm -

  32. Networking into Fortune 500 from Consulting

    I'm in a bit of a weird situation and am unsure how to proceed. I graduated in June 2009 and immediately went to work as a financial analyst for a small consulting firm. Our largest client is a Fortune 100 company. My boss used to work for this compa ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 12 2011 - 11:01pm -

  33. ER vs F500 corp finance rotational program

    I have two very different offers out of undergrad that I'm having a hard time deciding between, and am hoping some of you could shed some light on which would be better long term. A) Finance rotational program at extremely successful f500 tech compan ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 27 2010 - 9:52pm -

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