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Massive interview tomorrow afternoon - advice?I have a huge interview tomorrow. I really want this job and it's fairly clear they want me too. This would be 5th interview and I spent today being helped by one of the interviewers in my prep. Its a trading role at Goldman. My background is in law, but I've done a ton of compliance work. It's... 9 months 1 week
Out of work 10 months. What to do?Okay, I quit my job due to being treated like shit there. I had a job lined up so decided to make the move but unfortunately, they had a freeze on hires and I never got it soon after. Since then (January 2014), I have been looking like crazy for a job but I just can't find one. I have had tons of... 1 year 3 months
The Official 'Albums to listen to before you...Stealing from Will Hunting and actually hoping to fill any gaps in my music knowledge, I was wondering what you guys considered to be some of the best albums ever. I listen to a variety of music so I got: The Cure - Disintegration Kanye West - Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Gayngs -... 1 year 9 months
Landing a compliance job in NYCOkay I made the mistake of quitting my last job due to frustration and without a game plan or a job to go into. I've been out of work for about 2 months now and its getting to me. I'm desperate to land a compliance gig in NY so I was hoping someone had some leads. Happy to discuss my background and... 1 year 10 months
Gym playlistsWhat do you guys listen to at the gym or when you're working out? I listen to a variety of stuff but of late, I'm getting a little bored with them. Any suggestions? Post! 2 years 4 months
Johns Hopkins SAIS Master in International...There's this new program at SAIS. SAIS is perhaps the most recognized graduate program in international relations in the world, along with Harvard. Its extremely competitive and many of the graduates go into various careers following their time there. I'm pretty excited by this new program (... 2 years 4 months
Strange...tons of interviews and no job yet...So I've delayed grad school for a year due to some unforeseen reason and I decided I wanted to move on from my current job. So by my count, in the last 3 months, I've had 6 interviews, but no job as of yet. It's weird, because I'm pretty experienced and generally I interviewed well (or thought that... 2 years 6 months
Maxim Hot 100 - 2013So bored at work, I saw the latest list. So much wrong with it. Discuss. 2 years 9 months
Offensive CartoonsOK, I'm sure everyone's seen the various cartoons over the past few years depicting Islam and Muslims in an offensive way to many, WSO having seen many a thread. I thought they were in bad taste and despite clamours from people to pull the cartoons and apologies to be issued, nothing was done.... 3 years 1 week
Online ResumeNot sure if anyone saw this but I thought it was pretty creative. Not sure where it will get him and whether a HR team would appreciate it but its obvious the guy has the tools to succeed in his industry. 3 years 2 weeks


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Finding it hard to do internships. I've worked on...Finding it hard to do internships. I've worked on a pro bono basis for a microfinance company, working on a start-up with some friends and I took the NY bar. 1 year 3 months
Just cereal mainly for me. Can't eat so much for...Just cereal mainly for me. Can't eat so much for Suhoor.. 1 year 6 months
Bowers and Wilkins P5...I got them last year and...Bowers and Wilkins P5...I got them last year and they're terrific. And look amazing too 1 year 6 months
My bad on the prime minister, I meant obviously...My bad on the prime minister, I meant obviously President.. Thanks for the link. 1 year 11 months
I agree that the likelihood of NATO action is low...I agree that the likelihood of NATO action is low...I simply noted what the Ukrainians would like. The EU cannot afford to impose sanctions on Russia, another point I made. Please go through these inaccuracies...its merely my perception of the problem. 1 year 11 months
This whole thing started with Ukraine's financial...This whole thing started with Ukraine's financial problems. Ukraine was trying to work out a deal with the IMF but Russia offered them a $15 billion bailout. The bailout included subsidies for oil. Ukraine does not have its own independent source for oil and actually depends on the Russia to... 1 year 11 months
It's all downhill when sisters get involved,...It's all downhill when sisters get involved, situation becomes much more messy then needed. I've been there - I actually one time had a sister email me continuously to break up with her sister because as she put it "I was misleading her and hurting her". Sisters are a force unfortunately. I... 2 years 2 weeks
Definitely turn up for this one...even if I don't...Definitely turn up for this one...even if I don't drink! 2 years 2 months
Yeah whatever tool threw shit at me, you're an...Yeah whatever tool threw shit at me, you're an idiot. Just informing anyone who may be interested 2 years 4 months
Specified that the program is new but SAIS itself...Specified that the program is new but SAIS itself has a terrific track record. 2 years 4 months
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