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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... 14 6 months 4 weeks
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... 3 1 year 4 months
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... 44 2 years 1 month
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. 35 3 years 1 month
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 5 years 3 months
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. 11 5 years 3 months
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 3 months
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 Vault.com Top 50 Consulting firms. PwC consulting was sold to IBM under ten years ago... 14 5 years 4 months

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One time I expensed a Hertz car for 3 months......One time I expensed a Hertz car for 3 months... Bill was over 7k. Here was the setup: had a project outside of NYC and I was given a budget of 700 bucks per week for the Hertz rental alone and this was for five days of the week [Monday to Friday], and so if you added the monthly fees it was... 16 1 month 3 weeks
Think of the ratio this way: how many hotdog...Think of the ratio this way: how many hotdog links are there per case at any supermarket?... 18 1 month 3 weeks
I am shocked to see this. Never thought the PwC...I am shocked to see this. Never thought the PwC cruise ship would hit the iceberg. I will say that I know a ton of PwC staff and that I am not surprised this has happened to the firm's practice given the 2010/2011 hiring boom. I will say that everyone should get into gear (the people who were laid... 64 2 months 1 week
Can someone start a forum for the bonuses about...Can someone start a forum for the bonuses about to be paid out now? 68 3 months 1 week
by the way, I am biased about this. I interned...by the way, I am biased about this. I interned for EY as a business advisor intern. It was amazing! 184 5 months 2 weeks
gekkoguy86: kennethlchen: Let's make...[quote=gekkoguy86][quote=kennethlchen]Let's make something very clear. Deloitte is the only firm of the big 4 with a real consulting arm. PwC - is not consulting. Apparently they're starting to rebuild - they sold and became IBM. EY - is not consulting. It's advisory. They sold and became... 184 5 months 2 weeks
I feel like half the people here have no idea...I feel like half the people here have no idea what they are talking about. Big 4 accounting firms = GREAT resume boosters! I know recruiters that use the firm names as filters. As far as nycIBD posted, dude choose IBD or Consulting. They are both good, but make up your mind. Your targeting a... 184 5 months 2 weeks
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... 36 6 months 2 days
"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... 13 6 months 6 days
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. 4 6 months 6 days
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