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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. 6 months 1 week
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 years 2 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 3 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-... 3 years 9 months
Jefferies First Round SA Non-TargetAnyone heard back from their first round phone interview yet? I am non-target, so obviously no OCR. 3 years 10 months
DB SF SA InterviewAnyone have first round interview with DB SF yet? If so, have you heard back about Super Day? 3 years 10 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? 4 years 8 months
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. 4 years 8 months
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... 5 years 3 months


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undefined: Very technical. Hit the guides. Go...[quote="undefined"]Very technical. Hit the guides.[/quote] Go beyond the guide. interviewers will know the guide answers so they may ask you further than what the guides explain. The best way is to really model out quick... 2 weeks 2 days
Yes - it is a balancing act and personally been...Yes - it is a balancing act and personally been on both end of the spectrum. I did in fact tell an associate to fuck off during my first year and can you guess the staffer's response? "its about time you put him in his place." Then again, the staffer was a former Marine... 2 weeks 4 days
Yes they do have input, but not as much as you...Yes they do have input, but not as much as you think. @Mephistopheles and i had a debate in another thread about associates vs. analysts so your response does not capture the entire picture. If you have an attitude problem with every associate... yes you are going to get a shit bonus and likely... 2 weeks 4 days
undefined: 5 or 6 first rounds. Two 2nd / Final...[quote="undefined"]5 or 6 first rounds. Two 2nd / Final rounds before I got my current job. I worked at a BARC/DB/CS type place.[/quote] similar profile as this. i specifically targeted lower mm shops however quite a few said i didn't have lower mm deal experience and went with HW/WB/Baird... 2 weeks 6 days
racing cars. 2 weeks 6 days
Let the recruiter at the boutique know of your...Let the recruiter at the boutique know of your situation. If they don't budge, take the GS/MS offer and re-recruit for FT. Communicate and do not over think the situation. Don't try and play the mind game, just be straight up and tell them. 2 weeks 6 days
lol. as i'm sure you are most certainly aware, as i'm sure you are most certainly aware, associates have no say in performance related terminations. bonus? maybe a little... but not likely. don't want to go down this associate vs. analyst dynamic with you again 3 weeks 2 days
FinanceGuy15: Commie, don't go into banking. I'm...[quote="FinanceGuy15"]Commie, don't go into banking. I'm really not trying to sound like a jerk, but I don't think you can handle the regular blows to the ego that happen so often to every analyst.[/quote] Telling an Associate to fuck off is actually quite a valuable trait. 90% of analysts won't... 3 weeks 2 days
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