| How prominent are athletes on wall street?I read here that athletes are loved a lot on wall street when it comes to recruiting. How true is this statement?
Does it vary a lot depending on the department they are in? For example so far I see that there seem to be more athletes in stuff like PWM compared to IBD (which seems to attract...|| 12 months 2 days|
| Dumb advice people gave to you regarding job...I always see people giving advice on how to get the job you want, what you should do etc. Some of the stuff has worked pretty well.
This thread is for the dumb stuff people have actually told you.
So anyway a few years back I went to my university career counselor/consultant/...|| 1 year 9 months|
| Who here hates offices with open floors plans?Seriously... What guy thought it was a good idea to come up with this stuff?
No privacy and can be sure everyone is watching you. Getting distracted by loudmouth colleagues. When some ones catches a flu, everyone is going to get it and you definitely will keep hearing them sneeze because they...|| 1 year 11 months|
| Anyone tired of the constant tech scene hype?Everytime I go to see the Bloomberg television in my office or view some form of financial media, I always see some hype about XXX startup planning to change the world again. Yes its great and all that silicon valley is getting a lot of attraction but they don't need to shove it down our throats so...|| 2 years 1 month|
| Why the hate for linkedin news posts?You know those news pieces they have on your feed? The ones that say stuff like "5 tips to getting your next job" , "How to stand out as an employee" , "Is company X on the wrong path?" etc.
Why do users on WSO call them garbage? Are they really that bad? What's the worst on you remember reading?|| 2 years 2 months|
| Are bosses/superiors in banking really that bad?I see a lot of stories on wso about how they got chewed out non stop, how their boss goes on abusive power trips etc etc.
Is it really that bad though? I mean bosses in general aren't supposed to be the nicest people on the planet. I'm sure there are a lot of nasty bosses in other industries too...|| 2 years 2 months|