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Resume Review: Equity Research to Hedge FundI've been a research associate for quite some time, like 3 years in a hot sector. I am ready to move to the buy side but I wanted to know how and what I should be emphasizing on my resume. Without sounding like I'm a showoff, I will say that I have been recognized internally as a top performer and... 4 months 4 days
First Years to $85k.. which banks and which...Hi All - I'm sure a bunch of you have heard Goldman's plan to pay first years $85k now. My only question is: which banks and which departments are doing this? Would love to know if DB / CS / UBS / JPM / MS / BAML / Citi and which departments IBD / Trading / Sales / Equity Research / ECM / DCM... 1 year 1 month
Three Ways to Differentiate Yourself in Finance...So I don’t normally write blog posts, but I thought this one was necessary since I wish I did these when I was an undergrad student. Not trying to make myself seem old here, I graduated within the last 4 years. Let’s get right into it since I’m really bored at work (I work at a top 2 sell side BB... 1 year 10 months
Which BBs have a Gym on-site (if free or not)Can we post around to see if various banks have free gyms in buildings. 2 years 10 months
After Hours WritingSo... obviously everyone keeps a very tight shield in the IBD area of life, however, what I want to know is: who else is writing on WSO when they are "after hours" chillin? It is currently 3am, and I just got back from the clubs, and i am posting this forum for only one purpose --> What do you... 5 years 3 weeks
Is Linkedin Value AddedSo I have one simple question: Is Linkedin THAT beneficial for networking and/or finding a job? I want to hear everybodies thoguhts on this. My answer: It is useful if you have been in industry for like 2 years, absolutely useless if not. 5 years 3 weeks
Petroleum Director to Big Consulting nycHi guys, So I live in New York City, and my life is pretty damn good. So my greatness has all been sparked by my father, a big time Petroleum Director who works directly with the Petroleum Titans of Saudi Arabia (OPEC), in Saudi Arabia. My father and I want to live in the same city (nyc),... 5 years 1 month
PricewaterhouseCoopers vs IBM GBS ConsultingIBM GBS Consulting and PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory are two top career paths at my non-target and I want everybody to break it down. What we know: PwC: PwC has a higher overall rank (#9) then IBM on Top 50 Consulting firms. PwC consulting was sold to IBM under ten years ago... 5 years 2 months


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Can someone start a forum for the bonuses about...Can someone start a forum for the bonuses about to be paid out now? 2 weeks 3 days
I think this is a good time for me to finally...I think this is a good time for me to finally chime in about how IB hours work. I want to start by saying that I do not work in M... 3 months 1 week
"faded.." I have never heard of that expression,..."faded.." I have never heard of that expression, but hey maybe your pitch prompted another trading idea... As long as it makes moeny, whatever... 3 months 1 week
For a basic model, 5 year projection should be...For a basic model, 5 year projection should be very easy in 45min. This is assuming you are working on basic companies and nothing too hardcore/archaic... like for example, an IBM model is seriously archaic because of how the reporting/given numbers are reported. 3 months 1 week
You can tell Complexity by the time they give you...You can tell Complexity by the time they give you.. however, there are definitely exceptions to what I am about to elaborate on. If you are given 3 hours for this model exam, expect it to be complex in nature. If it is a 45min exercise, expect it to be a more basic type exam which may include... 3 months 1 week
Lol MMBinNYC... you totally don't understand what...Lol MMBinNYC... you totally don't understand what is going on... 3 months 2 weeks
All three pay pretty well, with Citadel being...All three pay pretty well, with Citadel being known for the highest. For Advancement, I would say: 1) Citadel 2) Two Sigma, and 3) DE Shaw -- simply because I know the first two have structured programs that help everyone while I am not THAT familiar with DE Shaw. Citadel is your classic quant... 3 months 2 weeks
Good advice... I will actually do this more often...Good advice... I will actually do this more often (re: take my clients out more often). One big issue I run into is that we get so busy that we continuously cancel plans with each other for normal social events because of the market news/flows.... But I'll make a huge push in the next few months. 3 months 3 weeks
I do not, and neither do 75% of my clients (which...I do not, and neither do 75% of my clients (which are the top hedge funds; Balyasny, Visium, Surveyor, Maverick, etc.). 3 months 3 weeks
You should charge $1,000 for it... so only a...You should charge $1,000 for it... so only a select few can buy it... kidding. 4 months 1 day
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