- 6 Lessons Learned After Leaving Finance For Entrepreneurship
I’ve met countless folks in finance who are unhappy with where they are in life, but never do anything about it. Whether they are clients, colleagues, or competitors- the script is pretty much the same: “I’ll just work another X years, collect Y bonus, and ...
Forum topic - Shorttermbuy - Mar 4 2014 - 4:36am - 5 comments
- Urgent help: can I resign conditional on a guaranteed notice period?
I'm currently at a BB and have accepted a lateral offer at another BB and people in my group and HR have found out. I am under enormous pressure to turn in my resignation notice, but here's the problem: I cannot immediately start working at my ...
Forum topic - quag_mire - Oct 26 2013 - 12:29pm - 3 comments
- Best way to quit AND get my bonus?
Looking for some opinions on my situation. I am currently in asset management but recently accepted an offer from another firm to go into investment banking. My bonus at my current firm will be paid out in December and I don't start my new job until ...
Forum topic - Bowser - Oct 25 2012 - 12:57am - 36 comments
- Epic Resignation
Leaving a job can be a highly charged emotional situation. It seems that of late, many individuals have taken to social media to air out the dirty laundry upon exit. In March, Greg Smith, formerly of Goldman Sachs provided a scathing review of his former ...
Blog entry - sreedich - Sep 26 2012 - 8:45pm - 12 comments
- resigning from job need advice
I've recently been offered a job and have just found out that I have cleared all pre-employment background checks. The company would like me to start in 4 weeks time (I have a 4 week notice period). The issue is that my boss has just left for a 2 week ...
Forum topic - Ovechkin08 - Apr 21 2013 - 10:58am - 3 comments
- Will resign in 1 more hour. Feel like crap
In one more hour I am meeting with my boss and gonna inform him that I will be doing my MBA this fall. I FEEL LIKE CRAP. I know it is the right decision for many personal and professional reasons, but still I feel like crap. This is my third job and never ...
Forum topic - lifeofpurpose - Apr 17 2012 - 1:14pm - 118 comments
- Resignation "Go Bag"
Monkeys, I'm resigning from my firm today. When you have strategically planned your resignations in the past what did you take with you? A lot of what I have worked on is my firm's property and I understand that, but what would you, or have you, ...
Forum topic - kingtut - Apr 2 2012 - 2:15pm - 6 comments
- RESIGNATION letter
Does anyone have a sample resignation letter they wrote, or any advice on how to write a resignation letter?...I searched WSO... didn't find much... any advice would be appreciated! ...
Forum topic - xc48cross - Aug 16 2011 - 11:41pm - 14 comments
- quitting job- can i still get my announced bonus?
Hey everyone! Wondering whether anyone knows/has experience with the following: I am about to give a resignation letter to my employer (investment bank) and move to another bank. I got my bonus announced (in writing) and it is supposed to be paid within a ...
Forum topic - cicamica - Mar 24 2010 - 2:54pm - 12 comments
- People who have left IB to pursue a passion
I've seen some posts on here about how the financial security provided by a career in investment banking will eventually allow people to leave the industry in pursuit of a passion or lifelong interest. Have you ever had a co-worker tell you that they ...
Forum topic - CiroCorp - May 9 2011 - 5:59pm - 3 comments