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Sequoia opening up Brazil officeSo Sequoia Capital is sending a partner to Brazil to set up shop there and they are looking for a "research associate": http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/05/23/sequoia-capital-said-to-be-expanding-to-brazil/ VC + Brazil - I want in! 3 years 1 month
IB Analyst Memeriding the meme frenzy here. not sure if this has been done before, but if not, then just filling out the void here. http://www.quickmeme.com/meme/367bmn/ 3 years 4 months
What if...interesting video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOaCemmsnNk&feature=youtube_gdata_player 3 years 4 months
Dream Location for Work?If you could pick your dream place to work in (whether for your current job or your dream job), where would it be? I'd be really interested in Brazil, followed by Hong Kong (a very close second). 3 years 7 months
What music do you jam to while financial modeling?Just out of curiosity, what do you guys normally jam to when building financial models? Im not a particular fan of techno, but ive found it to have a good ring when working on mindless excel tasks for hours. 3 years 7 months
Looming hiring freeze for IBD?Had second rounds with the IBD of a european bank's NY office last week. I think I did pretty well throughout the interview process. Given all fiasco unfolding in europe, any word on impending hiring freezes? Any insight from those in the industry would be much appreciated. 3 years 8 months

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Leaving Banking. Fold.pretty good! more importantly, congrats for following your dream. 2 years 2 months
To all you MO and BO guys at a BBNot gonna lie - that answer is a bit deflating. Never understood why HR is so condescending. Here's my 2 cents on your situation: It's obviously difficult to lateral from a BO or MO role to a FO role. But it's also difficult to land a FO offer after 1 or 2 years of experience in an unrelated... 2 years 3 months
Suck it up: 8 Steps to Getting through 100+ Hour...thanks for this fantastic post. 2 years 4 months
How Do You Deal With the BB Sweatshop Hours?the hours you are putting in are inhuman.100 hr/weeks are tough. I can't imagine another 40 hours on top of that. Is it really worth it? Only you can answer that. 2 years 4 months
Interviewing for last 4 months!interviewed for an investment bank for about 2 months, then heard nothing from them for about 6 months, got a call to do one last interview and got the job. coincidentally i got another job offer that same week, so essentially gave this bank the finger and took the other job offer. things work... 2 years 4 months
.[quote=Robinho]Thanks for the precious feedback. What if the LatAm boutique was actually based in the US (not NY)?[/quote] he should aim for a similar base given the BB pedigree, but I would imagine that the bonus pool might be smaller - unless the firm is in gas/mining and killing it! 2 years 5 months
.[quote=Kenny Powers][quote=esbanker] -Brazil: Same as US salary up to a 10% premium [/quote] Gonna have to disagree on this. I'd say ~20% discount and Sao Paulo is possibly as expensive as NYC (very possibly more).[/quote] fair enough. i did find an interesting bloomberg article on this... 2 years 5 months
.depends what country your friend is moving to and what kind of M... 2 years 5 months
Investment Banking in Latin America (Andean...Out of those three, I've only heard of BroadSpan. the company has a good brand. 2 years 5 months
Here is How Equity Research Worksstarted off in ER. much of the commentary here is spot on. 2 years 5 months