- BIG NEWS: 2014 WSO Compensation Report is OUT!
Dear WSO Community, I'm pleased to announce the release of the 2014 WSO Compensation Report! We had another great year with even MORE entries than last year (over 5,000)! It took many months of hard work and finally, it's here...and it's ...
Forum topic - WallStreetOasis.com - Jan 27 2015 - 12:38am - 32 comments
- AMA: Non-Target + <2.7 gpa = EB IB Analyst
So I recently got asked if I would do an AMA in a thread I posted on but declined due to having a unique background and not wanting to be found off-line. But the recent thread by @Nefarious- reminded me of the people that have helped me get to where I am ...
Forum topic - DaBBzMan - Jan 22 2015 - 11:05pm - 59 comments
- 100 Lessons Learned
Someone sent me this a list of 100 lessons learned by a former GS Analyst. 1. First impressions last a long time 2. Never be late 3. Know your place 4. Believe nothing is beneath you 5. Don’t wait for someone else to replace the toner 6. Never complain 7. ...
Forum topic - BradleyBo - Jan 22 2015 - 4:00am - 14 comments
- Who has been in the decision room before?
Can anyone who has been on the other side of the interview process talk about the feedback interviewers usually have in the interview debrief? What is the consensus on a top candidate who is given an offer? What is the consensus on a poor candidate? ...
Forum topic - Goldmanboy - Jan 16 2015 - 6:54am - 34 comments
- Strongest TMT (Media/Telecom) Groups in NY
Which banks have the strongest TMT groups in NY in terms of deal flow for media and telecom? I know GS TMT is typically noted for its deal flow, but what is the breakdown? Are they stronger in tech or media/telecom or pretty even? Are there any banks in NY ...
Forum topic - bjjwhitebelt - Jan 20 2015 - 2:40am - 15 comments
- 2014 WSO Rankings for Investment Banks: Overall Investment Banking Rankings (Part 9 of 10)
The WSO Community has spoken. Over the last month we have looked at the community rankings based on member reviews across a variety of Investment Banks. Without further ado... Below you will find the following rankings: Top 30 Investment Banks according to ...
Forum topic - WallStreetOasis.com - Jan 27 2015 - 11:18am - 8 comments
- 2014 WSO Rankings for Investment Banks: Lifestyle (Part 8 of 10)
How many all-nighters can you do in a row before falling asleep at your desk? While the lifestyle at investment banks is notoriously difficult, especially for analysts and associates, there are differences from bank to bank. Some will have you working ...
Forum topic - WallStreetOasis.com - Jan 25 2015 - 8:13am - 9 comments
- Your first real paycheck, how did it feel?
Coming up on 8 years ago in June for me (started out in BB IB). My first thoughts: Initial glee: "I'm getting blasted this weekend" After a second look: "F*ck that's a lot of taxes!!!" Trying to be sensible: "Hell yeah ...
Forum topic - David Aames - Jan 14 2015 - 4:23am - 34 comments
- Tough multiple questions in interviews
I came across some pretty tough multiple questions when I interviewed for an internship at a BB bank in Germany, which I wasn't able to answer very well. Some examples: 1) You have two companies from the same industry and they have the same P/E ...
Forum topic - mirus - Jan 12 2015 - 6:39am - 44 comments
- 2014 WSO Rankings for Investment Banks: Prestige & Pride (Part 7 of 10)
What investment banks are home to the monkeys that pound their chests the hardest? Easy, just ask them. Are you proud to work for you investment bank? Would you recommend it as a place to work to a friend? Without further ado... Below you will find the ...
Forum topic - WallStreetOasis.com - Jan 20 2015 - 11:43am - 14 comments