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Women in the Workplace: How do you Guys Deal?Hello friends, I've had major issues with the opposite sex since entering the workforce. I wanted to share some of these problems and see if anyone can provide some guidance. Scene 1: For example, a while back this new girl started at the office; Absolute Bombshell, 10/10 drop dead... 1 year 1 month
Enterprise Sales > Canadian MBA > ConsultingHey Guys, I currently work in Enterprise Sales for a major software company (Salesforce.com, Oracle, Microsoft) and I'm looking to make a career change. The parts of the job I enjoy - the presentations, the strategy, the custom solution building - align well with consulting. It seems like I... 1 year 10 months
Ad Hoc MBAHey guys, I currently run a business in the oil and gas industry. It's going very well so far, but I feel like I could use some formal business coursework. I don't have the time or the inclination to complete an MBA, so I was thinking I could put together a free/low-cost version with resources... 2 years 3 weeks
Back to School: Comp Sci?So I didn't survive a round of layoffs from my firm, which in retrospect isn't the worst because I don't think finance is for me. (Still sucks though) I graduated with a degree in economics from a semi-target, and I'm considering going back there to complete a computer science degree. My school... 4 years 1 week
Self Study? Finance, Accounting etc.Hey I'm looking to learn the basics of finance, accounting, economics, etc. Basically what one would learn in an undergraduate business education. Can anyone recommend a course of study? 4 years 11 months
Just got a Patek - Too much for the office?Like the title says, my old man just gave me his Patek Phillipe as a graduation present. Is this too much to wear at the office? I'm 25 and I don't want to give off the wrong impression... 5 years 3 months
Iphone 4 or ?I need a new phone, any thoughts on whether I should get the new Iphone or an Android? No more blackberries for me. 5 years 5 months
Technical vs. Non-Technical TradingAs the title suggests I'm interested in the merits of technical vs. non-technical trading. First of all, does "non-technical" trading even exist anymore? I constantly hear that finance is becoming more quantitative everyday, so are the non-technical positions becoming more technical? Will all... 5 years 9 months
Goldman Sachs warned of pending lawsuit 9 months...Yikes. http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-04-16/goldman-sachs-said-to-have-been-warned-of-sec-suit-update1-.html Good thing MBA programs teach business ethics. 5 years 9 months

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undefined: How much do you interact with other...[quote="undefined"]How much do you interact with other parts of the organization such as engineering or product?[/quote] Probably ~zero. Software engineers are typically segregated from the rest of the org; they really need peace and quiet to work properly... And honestly, the majority are... 2 months 3 weeks
tropos: Well, it's sensationalist, but true....[quote="tropos"]Well, it's sensationalist, but true. Women are really lacking at the higher levels and it's downright depressing for me, a woman working in finance. Nothing like continually struggling against the stream, while making sure you aren't fat or ugly (FO only for the most part), or that... 3 months 4 days
Ivey, Queens, Mcgill & Schulich are your best...Ivey, Queens, Mcgill... 3 months 3 weeks
Well I can't explain it any better. Seems to me a...Well I can't explain it any better. Seems to me a finance major would be able to extrapolate into the future If you're the result of a top mba program I weep for the future of America. 4 months 4 days
That's completely insane, you're in favour of...That's completely insane, you're in favour of debt bondage. These laws encourage predatory lending practices, where the rich and powerful further marginalize the poor and stupid. 4 months 4 days
That's completely insane, you're in favour of...That's completely insane, you're in favour of debt bondage. These laws encourage predatory lending practices, where the rich and powerful further marginalize the poor and stupid. 4 months 4 days
What I want is to place responsibility for...What I want is to place responsibility for lending back in the hands of lenders, where it should be. Should people who end up underwater with consumer debt be on the hook forever? They shouldn't. This seems like common sense to me, and if it doesn't to you I question the value of your degrees. 4 months 4 days
Retard, The point is that if a debtor can't...Retard, The point is that if a debtor can't payback a loan it's not "stealing," it's "defaulting" and there are consequences i.e. they are at the mercy of their creditors who can seize assets or garnish wages. Beyond that, the debtor has LOSER stamped on their forehead and will find it... 4 months 4 days
i agree that the government shouldn't be involved...i agree that the government shouldn't be involved in student loans, we're on the same page. It doesn't matter if we're talking about private vs. Public lenders in this case, it's still a broken system. I'm very libertarian, but I also recognize that government isn't inherently evil or bad, it's... 4 months 4 days
Industry84: Society also does not tell young...[quote="Industry84"]Society also does not tell young people to steal, and that is what you are doing when you borrow money and do not pay it back. My point is that people are responsible for making informed decisions and should be held accountable to the consequences of those decisions, regardless... 4 months 5 days
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