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Fixed income research associate interview helpI have a final round interview for a fixed income research associate position with a wealth management firm, and am hoping you can help / advise me on how best to prepare. Here is the job description: "Under general supervision, research and recommend various investment vehicles (with a... 2 years 7 months
For first round, phone interview or In-person?I have a phone interview with a boutique IB. Recruiter had mentioned that it's always preferable to meet in person, however, as I have personal obligations on the interview day, said I could only make a phone interview work. Now I'm wondering if I should try and back out of my other commitment... 3 years 2 weeks
Take a notebook or something else for interview?I'll preface this by saying it may sound silly, but it's the first time I'll be going to a strategy consulting interview. I've been practicing case studies and scribbling notes and frameworks in a notebook. When I go to the actual interview though, should I be using something other than a notebook... 3 years 1 month
Is this grey suit too light or is it fine for an...I have an interview for a boutique strategy consulting firm coming up, and only had a black suit. Calvin Klein had a pretty good sale so I purchased this suit for my upcoming interview (and also other interviews I may have, e.g. in investment banking) -- http://www.calvinklein.com/product/index.... 3 years 1 month
First time case study; best preparation materials...I have a final round interview with a boutique strategy consulting firm in two weeks. I've never had a case study interview before, and wanted to ask what the more experienced members of this forum would recommend to prepare and get the offer, given the timeframe I am look at? I purchased Case... 3 years 1 month

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Fixed income research associate interview helpAnyone? 2 years 7 months
For first round, phone interview or In-person?[quote=ProspectiveMonkey]Phone Interview is fine albeit not ideal. Should have shown you would be willing to drop everything to go meet with them without hesitation. Now, if you go back on it and say you can be present for an in-office interview it may look like you're a wishy-washy person who... 3 years 2 weeks
Take a notebook or something else for interview?Would it be ok to take the whole notebook, or do I need to take out a few sheets of paper? Obviously I'm not going to use the entire notebook (that would be one heck of a case!), but it seems like if I just rip out a few sheets of notebook paper that may not look good either? 3 years 1 month
Is this grey suit too light or is it fine for an...Cool, thanks! What shirt / tie combination would you recommend? I've only owned a black suit, so not sure what colors make the most sense given the context of an interview. Was thinking either white or light blue shirt, probably white though. Not sure on tie. 3 years 1 month
Is this grey suit too light or is it fine for an...I'm Indian, so skin tone is brown (neither dark or light). If its even somewhat questionable, I can easily return it. I just bought it today, unfortuanely I'm terrible with colors. 3 years 1 month