- IB INTERVIEW ALERT: NEW 2014 Version of WSO Investment Banking Prep Pack Released!
Another 100+ Questions Added...Now Over 500+: We've sifted through 2 THOUSAND+ more questions submitted to the WSO Company Database this past year to make the IB Prep Pack even more killer. We've picked out another 100 questions based on new ...
Blog entry - WallStreetOasis.com - Oct 25 2014 - 4:56am - 3 comments
- Greek or independent?
Would it benefit me to go Greek during my undergrad studies? I am majoring in Econ at a nontarget, and I feel like the networking could help. Any other pros or cons I should consider? ...
Forum topic - Marginal Benefit - Oct 14 2014 - 9:07pm - 11 comments
- Best Way to Ask For Referrals During Informational Interviews
During my networking for SA positions, I try to contact and set-up phone informational interviews with the people I meet at the presentations.I know that usually talking to more people is better (both for getting a better picture of the firm and for ...
Forum topic - Chillguy - Oct 24 2014 - 5:11am
- How Much Self-Control Do You Have?
Self-control is one of those attributes that is important in nearly all occupations, but especially so in finance. Getting to they gym, eating well, and getting enough sleep (to name a few) require sustained self-control by those working 40 hour weeks, ...
Blog entry - mikesswimn - Sep 20 2014 - 5:00pm - 24 comments
- Sending Wedding Gift?
Wasn't sure where to put this. Recently was networking with a local professional, and he talked about his wedding coming up. It was something we actually spent some time on, congratulations, etc. I remember that it is October 25th. He paid for lunch. ...
Forum topic - UTDFinanceGuy - Oct 5 2014 - 10:44pm - 6 comments
- Can you network TOO much?
As the title says. Currently I have landed an interview at a BB through one contact, while at other BB's I have yet to go through the FT recruiting process yet (they haven't started yet or are waiting to hear back from SA's). Should I ...
Forum topic - localhero - Oct 5 2014 - 7:22pm - 4 comments
- Significance of getting referrals to talk to people in different positions
As a college student, I've been networking really hard and always asking if there is anyone they think might be receptive if I were to reach out/ anyone to whom they think I should speak. Usually, I they suggest other analysts. Every so often, they ...
Forum topic - Big Shot Hopeful - Oct 1 2014 - 4:37pm - 4 comments
- How to network with social anxiety?
I realize that networking is really important in getting a job. However, I have social anxiety which makes meeting new people really hard. I hesitate while speaking and a lot of the times what I say sounds really forced. I have always been an introvert ...
Forum topic - smartmoney27 - Sep 13 2014 - 11:05pm - 41 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
- Recruiter's Name Misspelled by Firm
Hello, it's my first time starting a thread on here but I've been reading around here for some time. To begin with, I'd like to give a big thanks to everyone on here for their input. Recently, I applied for and was subsequently invited to ...
Forum topic - byouno93 - Oct 7 2014 - 12:12am - 1 comment