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What would you do? Offered an operational roleNeed some advice from finance / corporate guys. Currently a corp dev analyst, recently part of an acquisition of a SaaS technology platform. The GM of that business unit wants me to consider an operations manager position (newly created) to improve business processes, with a strong emphasis on... 2 years 2 months
CD @ Large PE Owned Company, Missed Experiences?Want to make sure I'm staying sharp with my CD knowledge / skills, I'm an analyst at a PE owned software company, $1bn rev. run rate. Came from a CD group at a public company as part of a rotational program and got a glimpse of the differences (e.g. - accretion / dilution). What are some other... 2 years 3 months


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The Other Road: Corporate Development Associate...hi harvardgrad, Coming up on 2 years in my CD group at a $1bn tech company on the east coast...the company is growing but slow to enter the SaaS / cloud market. My group is very flat and only has 5 folks, promotions are hard to come by, and as an analyst I'm wondering how I should be thinking... 1 year 8 months
Older associate moved to my office, stealing i the only one that is alarmed by this? passive aggressive move by the employer, maybe?? taking interesting work away from an employee is akin to saying f' you find another job i'm too lazy to actually fire you. 1 year 8 months
Ask Alex at MBA Applyabbrev. orig post --> "education - graduated from one of the respected big ten undergraduate business programs with a 3.5 GPA work experience - FLDP at fortune 200 for two years. i then took a corpdev analyst position at a mature technology provider and have spent two years on the buy-side... 2 years 4 days
Eating celery as an internplease no 2 years 3 weeks
Ask Alex at MBA Applyhi Alex - currently studying for the GMAT, assuming I score well I'm wondering what my chances of a top 16 b-school are.. education - graduated from one of the respected big ten undergraduate business programs with a 3.5 GPA work experience - FLDP at fortune 200 for two years. i then took a... 2 years 2 months
Is it OK to go past HR to VP?chill pill brah 2 years 2 months
What would you do? Offered an operational roleThanks for the note, allday. The manager title is tied to the responsibility level, although there aren't any direct reports. There are several managers without direct reports here. Just a bureaucratic title nomenclature I suppose. 2 years 2 months
More classics from resumes/cover lettersa select few bankers seem to find self worth in the denigration of others. still, pretty funny to read. 2 years 9 months
Hi all!@financier4hire - will look for it. most of the analysts / associates I have worked with came from banking and weren't looking to go back...but very valid point on pay, corp dev pay varies wildly depending on company / location / industry. 2 years 9 months
Hi all!steve, i came from a finance training program that rotated me through a corp dev position. i would recommend doing that only if you could rotate through a corp dev position or get a lot of exposure to the team. otherwise investment banking experience would work too, but you'd have to be a banker... 2 years 11 months