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'Brutally honest' cover letter leads to...As much as I hate to link anything from CNN... [quote]I was reading through some cover letters, and they were all fluff to me, everyone was embellishing and lying," Ross said. "I wanted to take a fresh approach, tell the truth, and be brutally honest.[/quote] Here is the full article. 10 11 months 6 days
Series 79 material for saleBrand new set of series 79 knopman text book and supplements booklet for sale. Also have series 63 book for sale. PM me if interested! 2 2 years 7 months
Knopman Series 7 book for saleKnopman Series 7 book for sale. In brand new condition except for a few creases on front cover from storage. Make me an offer. 3 years 8 months
Non-Target, Cold e-mailing to Multiple BB / MM SA...All, I've been reading WSO for quite a long time, but this is my first and perhaps my last serious post about myself. A bit about my background: I am a junior studying finance at a 200% Non-Target university (yes, there are baby sitting positions on my school's career site, that's how non-... 53 4 years 2 months
Jefferies First Round SA Non-TargetAnyone heard back from their first round phone interview yet? I am non-target, so obviously no OCR. 10 4 years 3 months
DB SF SA InterviewAnyone have first round interview with DB SF yet? If so, have you heard back about Super Day? 7 4 years 3 months
Reference checks - BoutiqueHow are the reference checks usually done at a smaller boutique shop? Do they ask the reference every single bullet point on your resume or more like just to confirm if you worked there? 3 5 years 1 month
Fredericks Michael & Co.Can anyone comment on Fredericks Michael & Co.? Size of deals, rep, etc? All i can find was they're focused on international M&A. 3 5 years 1 month
Modeling courses - Your opinion?All, First time posting, but have been lurking for quite sometime now. Currently a senior, have a few potential, but very likely interviews with some of the bigger banks. Contact I have told me about some of the technical questions asked during interviews, so I'd love to hear what you all... 9 5 years 7 months

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Zosa: Thanks for the comments. To clarify, I...[quote="Zosa"]Thanks for the comments. To clarify, I was not using the non target point as an excuse or a justification. My only point is that I was not aware of how bad it actually is in the process. The Headhunters said it directly to my face and others in the same boat as myself. They said it... 37 3 days 17 hours
JackandDaniels: Not talking about QBing or...[quote="JackandDaniels"]Not talking about QBing or sourcing a deal. Still takes a certain degree of aptitude / work ethic to want to crank through all those CIMs and not screw things up. Effectively don't be a burden or cost the partners a deal. Partners are using the juniors as a resource to do... 37 3 days 17 hours
JackandDaniels: Get a god dam job. Al. You've...[quote="JackandDaniels"]Get a god dam job. Al. You've got a negative attitude - that's what's stopping you.* 5 interviews isn't that many* You can still get a job at another MM PE. It's definitely not over but if you're set on MF then you can recruit as a 2nd year... no problem* the non-target... 37 4 days 8 hours
Hope you prove us wrong but I agree with above...Hope you prove us wrong but I agree with above posts. 6 4 days 9 hours
lateral as MD?lateral as MD? 34 4 days 15 hours
All equal, shops may be bias towards ivy but not...All equal, shops may be bias towards ivy but not necessarily because of the name but more of a connection. you didn't make it to the finish line after meeting senior people likely because you failed to connect with them on a personal level. 37 4 days 15 hours
since you are working on deals with MM PE shops,...since you are working on deals with MM PE shops, best bet is to reach out to deal team you've worked with 4 2 weeks 2 days
copy/paste pics of hot models and based on age,...copy/paste pics of hot models and based on age, DCF (instead of yrs, based on # of hrs hired ->> present to MD ->> win 12 2 weeks 2 days
oldrow: Heidrick & Struggles 2015 North...[quote="oldrow"]Heidrick & Struggles 2015 North American Investment Executive Compensation SurveySee slide #10:http://www.heidrick.com/~/media/Publications%20and...[/quote] Very helpful, thank you. 27 2 weeks 3 days
What kind of DD? QoE/Tax? Environmental? IT?...What kind of DD? QoE/Tax? Environmental? IT? Legal? PM me. 3 2 weeks 4 days
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