What you need to do to prepare yourself before you start looking for job and how the PRIME method is the key to landing the job. Tips to differentiate yourself in the resume submission/interview process and how to go from cold emails to job offers.
Graduated from a California State University school with a 3.57GPA last week, degree in Econ. Took 4 1/2 years to graduate instead of 4 because I switched from biotech to econ 2 1/2 years through. I have no financial internships due to not being eligible due to my immigration status(now eligible). I feel that without financial internships and not coming from a top school it will be difficult to break into the finance world. Any tips and advice would be greatly appreciated, if anyone has a similar experience please let me know. Happy holidays. ...
What kind of work experience is required to work in Buy Side Equities Research after MBA from a top US B-School like H/S/W? I finally want to make a transition towards either of HF or AM after 8-10 years in ER in the US. ...
I'm a CS major and interning on a trading floor this summer. I heard more and more of trading is going into CS these days, but I've only heard of this in relation to HFT firms or prop trading firms. If I'm interning on a traditional wall street trading floor, are there any desks in ...
The students at top schools aren't really that intellectually impressive. So I go to a top school, so think Harvard, Yale, or Princeton. And coming in, I almost felt a sort of insecurity, because I thought that I would be up against the grinders whom I knew in high school, and against kids who went to the best boarding schools, which everyone knows prepare kids well....
I have officially accepted a position at...postsI’m genuinely curious as it seems like these type of posts have become the norm for the younger generation on LinkedIn, why do people post these? You’re not a 5 star football recruit I couldn’t care less which option you decided to pick and your thank you shade you throw at the companies...
What Are You Old-Fashioned About?What technological advancements or updated social norms are you not following? I like to think I'm a pretty forward-thinking guy but I still always prefer to pay with a card/cash, over using Apple Pay on my phone.
What are you old-fashioned about?
What Profession Lives Up to its Hype?So we all know that expectations usually don't meet reality:
1. Banking -> PE isn't the multi-million dollar promised land
2. Academia to professorship is a nightmare process with slim chances of tenure
3. Becoming a doctor won't get you a job 'till 30 and...
Private Equity Resume Template - Official WSO CV ExampleAttached to the bottom of this post, you will find the Wall Street Oasis private equity resume template for experienced professionals, used by the WSO paid service and thousands of candidates to successfully land a job in private equity.
For those of you with deal or project experience coming...
Let’s talk REPE CompAlways found REPE compensation info to be spotty so looking to share.
Experience: 7 years
Firm Size: $7B AUM
Bonus: 70%-100% of Salary
Hours: 45 hours/week
Microsoft: The (not so) Evil EmpireAh, **Bill Gates**.
Growing up, William Henry Gates III was the kid you loved to hate:
With an IQ of 160, a today’s dollars-trust fund worth north of $20mm, AND politically connected parents, he was smarter than you, richer than you, and had a brighter future.
*But hey, you were...