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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 want ...

    66 comments - 32 silver bananas - Mar 17 2016 - 10:00am -

  2. Try unconventional ways to get a job?

          So i'm currently studying finance at a university in Sweden. With my first year finished i'm looking to get a part time job for some valuable work experience as well as networking opportunities. However, I have absolutely no ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 6 2015 - 3:57am -

  3. 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 (bo ...

    99 comments - 4 silver bananas - Nov 28 2012 - 11:54pm -

  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 dol ...

    23 comments - 7 silver bananas - Jul 20 2012 - 12:45pm -

  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 underemplo ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 1 2013 - 1:27pm -

  6. Plz share with me about career problems

    Hi everyone, ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 29 2014 - 3:18am -

  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 an ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 11 2010 - 3:00pm -

  8. Saturday night in the libary

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

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 19 2011 - 8:57pm -

  9. 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 ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2012 - 11:48am -

  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 ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 12 2012 - 11:53am -

  11. Audax Group Interview Help

    Hey Guys, I have a n interview at Audax Group this coming Friday and I have no clue on how to prepare for a private equity interview. I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions about Audax Group and what the interviews for them are like. In addition, a ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 25 2010 - 4:55am -

  12. Are CFA pass rates a good indicator?

    Looking at the pass rates of the three levels of the CFA, each in the low 30%'s, the exams seem to be extremely difficult and, admittedly, somewhat intimidating. This is compounded by taking into account who I hope is taking the tests. I would expect ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 24 2010 - 5:00pm -

  13. Is cowen worth going?

          I just got offer from Cowen in Beijing where they cover business from chinese firms going public in US and cross border M&A deals. They said they have better training and project envolvement though not big enough than BB. My plann ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 1 2011 - 8:07am -

  14. Where should I go from here?

    So I'm a recent grad from a non-target state school. It's not a complete non-target-- the school sends 4 or 5 kids every year to BB IBD, but that's a drop in the bucket compared to how many kids there are in the undergrad b-school. I'v ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 2 2011 - 9:19am -

  15. Private Wealth Management jobs

          Hi, Does anyone know where could I apply to undergrads PWM positions. (IE, job boards, specific companies) Thanks Job Hunting ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 21 2012 - 12:05pm -

  16. How to focus on work when job hunting

    Hello, I graduated in 2009 and have been working in consulting over the last year. I am now trying to transition into the banking or hedge fund industry and started looking for jobs three weeks ago. I actually have had some pretty good results, but haven& ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 10 2010 - 10:43am -

  17. Internships Require Current Enrollment?

          Background: I graduated form college a year ago and I have worked since then for about 6 months. I just interviewed for a PAID corporate finance summer internship, it went pretty well. Today they emailed me to ask if I'm still in ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2014 - 4:05am -

  18. 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 mac ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jul 8 2015 - 6:10am -

  19. finance jobs in SF bay area

          I have recently graduated with a master's degree in finance. I would like to find an entry-level finance-related job in the san francisco bay area. What are the companies out there that I can consider? Any links/suggestions are m ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2015 - 6:31pm -

  20. What Decision to take?

    Hello, I jus graduated from university with a finance degree and having a hard time finding a position in finance. I recently got an offer as a customer service rep (Credit insurance) at a bank and wanted to know if it is a good opportunity to move up or ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 19 2014 - 1:16am -

  21. Dinged- ideas now?

    Dinged- what now? I'm a first year MBA at NYU, I had a decent recruiting season this year- I only recruited for Sales & Trading. I received first round interviews at most of the bulge bracket banks, and made it to the second round at two of them. ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2010 - 12:33am -

  22. High-Level Execs & the Job Hunt

    Some of this common sense, but thought there was some good tips in here for you senior level monkeys From US News 7 Questions a High-Level Executive Should Ask on a Job Hunt 1. Should you work with a recruiter? It's not necessary to work with a recru ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 26 2012 - 12:49pm -

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