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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... 7 months 4 days
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 4 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... 1 year 6 months
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... 3 years 5 months
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 4 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... 4 years 9 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. 4 years 11 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 2 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 3 months

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Esuric: "ke18sb" wrote:http://www.aima.org/en/...[quote="Esuric"]"ke18sb" wrote:http://www.aima.org/en/education/apples-and-apples... This appears to be a strong defense, though I don't know enough about the method used in the statistical analysis to let it sway my current position.[/quote] That article is a bunch of bullshit, just like every... 2 months 1 week
SSits: I had to pretend I was enjoying a lady of...[quote="SSits"]I had to pretend I was enjoying a lady of negotiable virtue from the mainland of China lap dancing topless on my lap in a dim Hong Kong karaoke bar in front of around 15 bankers so that I could get a job.[/quote] Damn man how do you live with yourself? 2 months 1 week
Bigass_Spider: First hard question: If all the...[quote="Bigass_Spider"]First hard question: If all the things that are the consensus here on the forum (e.g. you must go to a target school, it's impossible to move buyside at any position higher than analyst, etc) what are the ones that just aren't true in the real world?[/quote] The inverse... 2 months 3 weeks
Thank NoName, Is age a major consideration when...Thank NoName, Is age a major consideration when looking at new grads? Do the MBB firms discriminate against older MBA grads? Will they take a slightly worse 27 year old grad over a slightly better 32 year old grad? 5 months 1 day
SSits: surferdude867: OK. In that case I have...[quote=SSits] surferdude867: OK. In that case I have exactly nothing in common with the hypothetical person you outlined here. My hypothetical person also watches Fox News and would vote Republican if he could be bothered to vote. Do you tick either of those boxes?[/quote] Nope (Although... 7 months 1 week
SSits: surferdude867: Zero clue why this is...[quote=SSits] surferdude867: Zero clue why this is relevant Just trying to get a read on how much practice you've had communicating with women and the roles women have likely played in your life. For example, a guy who has grown up a the youngest of three brothers (or worse, an only child... 7 months 1 week
MIAMonkey: How can you say you are not...[quote=MIAMonkey]How can you say you are not offending anyone when you just gave the most back handed apology of all time. At any point you didn't stop and read that "apology" and think, hey I'm kind of coming off as huge dick by writing this? How is anyone supposed to take your word on you being... 7 months 1 week
adapt or die: OP, are there any good last...[quote=adapt or die]OP, are there any good last minute Xmas rollback specials in your department today?[/quote] Keep the monkey shit coming gents, this is a hilarious experience! Keep working on those financial models kid, one day a below average girl will let you sniff her panties when you... 7 months 1 week
SSits: OP - do you have sisters? If so, what...[quote=SSits]OP - do you have sisters? If so, what is the age gap/birth order? And did you go to a single-sex or co-ed elementary and high school? Also, what is the age gap between your mother and father? These answers will provide some useful context on your knowledge of interacting with women... 7 months 1 week
CorpFinanceGuy: While I think the OP is to...[quote=CorpFinanceGuy]While I think the OP is to blame for quite a bit, I am about to go work for a female VP of Finance and this thread has terrified the shit out of me.[/quote] Honestly read Snatch's answer and follow it to the letter. 7 months 1 week