| Anyone have the hots for their associate?Anyone ever have a thing for him or her?
Being cooped up for 16 hours in the day... needing to release tension?
I have one particular female associate who is pretty eye-catching. She's the type with a beautiful face that makes you go wow, she's beautiful. Add a petite body... and a a great...|| 5 years 6 months|
| Stay in my group for the people or move for...An MD from another group would like me to join her group. I do like my current group and the people are growing on me, plus my hours aren't as insane as the other group. Yet the other group has a good reputation and will lead to better exit ops.
Is it worth it to move for better exit opps a bit...|| 5 years 7 months|
| Staying up to date with news/dealsI've been processing too many slides and crap to really see the big picture out there.
How do you keep up with all the deals and economic news out there? None of the analysts in my bullpen like to talk about what's going on in the economy, just retarded topics like drinking, clubbing, and...|| 5 years 7 months|
| Making a move to McKinsey after first year IB?Is it probable? I am not clear on how a move from banking will be perceived in the consulting industry.
Would it be better to try for McKinsey after your first year or second year in banking?|| 5 years 8 months|
| List of common perceptions on WSOWas wondering if we could establish a list of common perceptions (true or not) tossed around on WSO. One day I'll take a look and either laugh or kick myself for not listening.
- Must do PE pre-MBA or it'll be hard to find a PE gig post-MBA.
- Capital markets pigeonholes you and...|| 5 years 11 months|
| How much does it matter where you start out?I was doing my bi-monthly Linkedin stalking re-ranking all my connections in excel and was shocked to discover that this girl I know at a semi-semi-target happened to land a MBB gig and an IB internship at a BB the summer before.
All the years I've known her I didn't really expect this to...|| 5 years 11 months|
| Jealousy in the office?If anyone has anecdotes of office jealousy, I'd love to hear them.
example: MD Pet GS generalist Max LePower finds out that his bitter rival DB state-school ECM group Tyler McFuckup going to KKR NY (not as a janitor).|| 5 years 11 months|
| Career as a GMAT tutor / career advisor?This is perplexing: I was browsing Craigslist late at night and came across a Harvard ugrad in Applied Math/Econ who is offering GMAT tutoring services. It seems like this guy is offering them as his full job as I didn't see any indicators of transitioning to other jobs/school on his website. I...|| 5 years 11 months|
| Do I have to buy expensive high fashion attire?If I buy a sub $300 suit, sub $100 dress shoes, $30 tie, and $45 dress shirt as my business attire will I be ostracized at work?
I'm poor and have student loans to pay, but I feel like if I want to be one of the good old boys at work I'll have to buy some cuff-links, ferragamo shoes, ferragamo...|| 5 years 11 months|
| Is it bad that I try to steer students to IB?Whenever a student asks me for career advice and they are looking to go into business, my instant reaction is IB (or consulting). I always tell them to try and get IB internships or top consulting internships for the exit opps. in that it's well respected and they could certainly move to a...|| 5 years 11 months|