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  1. Why You Should Reject that Start-Up Job

    I've always considered myself entrepreneurial at heart. Even since I've started my work in IB, I have continued to work on developing a few "back pocket" ideas that I'm excited about. Indeed, ever since I can remember, I have ...

    - Jan 3 2014 - 1:18pm - 55 comments

  2. Walk-in "cold call" question

    Hey guys, looking for some advice. So I've been knocking on a few doors recently by making early morning drop ins which is a great experience btw. While doing my research of firms, I became more focused on understanding the strategies and culture ...

    - Nov 28 2012 - 11:54pm - 99 comments

  3. Plz share with me about career problems

    Hi everyone, ...

    - Jul 29 2014 - 3:18am - 7 comments

  4. What b-school taught me about the job hunt

    So in an earlier post I shared portions of what I'm calling my quarter-million-dollar notebook-- the eleven pages containing every note I ever took in b-school that I thought was worth carrying forward into my career. (Why is it a quarter million ...

    - Jul 20 2012 - 12:45pm - 23 comments

  5. To recent graduates with no FT job

    Just graduated with no FT job? Don't feel so bad. The truth is, 1/3 of american college graduates are underemployed. This 1/3 rate holds steady even during busts and booms. When you look at recent graduates, currently 1/2 of your peers are ...

    - Jul 1 2013 - 1:27pm - 17 comments

  6. Getting a job after former job didn't work out?

    Hi guys: I recently resigned from my former job as the position/team didn't work out. It was my second job, and I didn't do my due diligence properly. I have been working in AM for 3 years, first 2 years as an analyst in macro, the last one as ...

    - Jul 8 2015 - 6:10am - 1 comment

  7. Should I give up?

    Hey everyone: You must get a lot of these "what are my chances threads?" and are sick to death of them. I don't care, I just want someone to tell me what I should do. I've applied to every legit prop trading firm and have yet to see ...

    - Oct 11 2010 - 3:00pm - 24 comments

  8. Raise but no promotion...VERY unhappy

    Fellow Monkeys, Today is not a good day over in my neck of the woods. Long story short, but I was expecting to have a conversation saying that come March of next year I will officially be moved up in the company. To give a brief, brief background...I was ...

    - Dec 13 2012 - 11:48am - 7 comments

  9. Saturday night in the libary

    hope it is all worth it. gotta have a little faith, right? jakeshi's blog Job Hunting Blog ...

    - Nov 19 2011 - 8:57pm - 8 comments

  10. A different approach to job hunting

    So a friend of a friend of mine is trying something new. They have been looking for a month or so with not many bites. They decided to put an add in the paper and say something to the effect of "3 years experience in the oil and gas sector, seeks ...

    - Sep 12 2012 - 11:53am - 7 comments

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