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- INTRODUCING: The WSO Applicant Database. Take 5 minutes on WSO to Reach Hundreds of Finance Recruiters and Finance Companies
Given that we have built up relationships with hundreds of companies and finance recruiters, we thought instead of just a simple job board (which you can find right here), we would also create a WSO Applicant Database. This vision for the database is to ...
Forum topic - WallStreetOasis.com - Aug 21 2014 - 5:17am - 54 comments
- Make the Main Thing the Main Thing
I started my job at a BB this Summer as a VP and was lucky enough to start the same day as our group of summer analysts and associates. I say "lucky" because it was interesting to see the differences in our approaches to starting work. After ...
Forum topic - AcctNerd - Aug 18 2014 - 9:06pm - 13 comments
- Awful Cold Email Response rate
Anyone have any tips for increasing response rate? Should i be sending them out at a specific time and day of the week? Out of 30 emails I got one reply. We had a 10 min conversation in which he ended saying i should call him again. I emailed him thanking ...
Forum topic - spam-eater - Aug 18 2014 - 4:00am - 16 comments
- '14 Graduate Job Search
Been struggling since the year started, OCR did not go well, post-OCR did not go well, landed a few interviews through networking, but I feel these first round calls were merely out of courtesy as I did not move further along (though i am not discounting ...
Forum topic - codenameduchess - Aug 17 2014 - 5:00am - 7 comments
- A headhunter told me to put MBA after my name on my resume
So I had never considered listing MBA after my name on my resume and I typically shake my head at those who do, but I had a recent discussion with a headhunter and she said "Since you have your professional experience listed first and you have a two ...
Forum topic - F500Guy - Aug 19 2014 - 10:15am - 14 comments
- 13 Networking Tips and Tricks
Networking, like anything else, is a process. I’ve made plenty of mistakes throughout networking (over 1500 e-mails, over 200 calls, 3-5 networking trips prior to FT recruiting). Now that I've been on both sides of the table (although I'm far ...
Forum topic - MJK - Aug 10 2014 - 8:00am - 42 comments
- Cities with the Best Cost of Living / Work Life Balance in Finance
I've come to the conclusion NYC is not for me. More power to all of you whose dream is working on the street, it's just not for me. Cost of living is too high. Hours are too long. Taxes are too high. Where in the country is the best balance ...
Forum topic - thomas1282 - Aug 9 2014 - 2:00pm - 119 comments
- Difficult Analysts- What Makes a Difficult Analyst
There are always difficult analysts. Small teams constitute a big company. You work in your team and your performance is judged normally within your team (primarily). Once you become a manager (at least associates with some managerial responsibility), you ...
Forum topic - Nut - Aug 21 2014 - 5:00pm - 5 comments
- Sneaking in to a finance-majors only information session
I'm going to be a junior at a target school. I'm really interested in Investment banking, but I'm not a finance or business major. There is an information session that is only for finance majors with a BB in september. The subject matter of ...
Forum topic - Big Shot Hopeful - Aug 21 2014 - 3:29pm - 4 comments
- Just finished undegrad, no internship experience...feel hopeless, where do I start?
Hey guys, So I graduated from the honors finance program at a non target. GPA 3.66. No internship experience. Have some good extra curriculars. I did well in my classes and understand financial theory but I have no practical experience. They never covered ...
Forum topic - Mat-Reis - Aug 20 2014 - 1:56pm - 4 comments