+142 Work at top AM -- AI will virtually kill of entry-level roles in AM over the next 5yrs 66 2d
+115 Del 40 7mo
+74 Burned out at dream job - time for a change? 18 2d
+66 Dating - which women are the best? 26 6mo
+57 Feeling insecure surrounded by fancy college grads 10 3mo
+55 Comparison of LO AM Research Associate Programs 58 4mo
+49 Internal Wholesaler 20 9mo
+45 RSM Erasmus - How is the placement for international students? 27 3mo
+41 Asset management scene in Europe/MENA ex-UK 23 8mo
+40 Burnout from PM's not listening to reccomendations 7 10mo
+40 Investment Specialist at Insurance firm AM arm Exit Ops (No Undergrad Degree) 10 9mo
+40 Lateral to Prestigious AMs possible? 10 4mo
+39 Q&A: Traditional AM (+back office to front office) 7 9mo
+39 UK Asset Management Compensation & Hours 27 7mo
+39 Top LO questions 13 3mo
+38 AM career path decision 13 5mo
+37 Move from top AM to smaller one for career progression - Good trade? 6 2mo
+35 Path after Associate program, looking for guidance 12 10mo
+35 Internship is useless 6 8mo
+35 Asset Manager vs Asset Management in a BB 14 5mo
+35 LO AM Salary Negotiation 11 3mo
+34 Analysts and PMs -- Would you recommend LO research (equity or credit) to someone graduating college today? 11 7mo
+33 Is it just me or is recruitment still tough in 2023? 9 8mo
+33 Pointers for speeding up my research process? 10 3mo
+32 Thoughts on Pimco? 23 7mo
+32 Thoughts on UK Asset Managers 23 7mo
+31 IB to Wealth Management? 13 8mo
+29 Internal/external wholesaler 5 4mo
+29 What is the salary for a buy-side economist with 6 years of experience and master's level education? 6 5mo
+28 2023 Endowments Comp 18 9mo
+28 Recruiting environment right now? 17 6mo
+28 Getting Passed Up on Analyst Roles 9 2mo
+27 How is working at an insurance company viewed by the Asset Management Industry? 9 7mo
+27 Suing Fund - Implications 17 4mo
+26 Asset Management: If you had your time starting again. 11 8mo
+25 AM recruitment compared to IB 8 11mo
+25 E&F Investment Roles Landscape 7 9mo
+25 Guggenheim Investment Analyst 9 1mo
+24 ROIC vs Returns 7 1mo
+24 Big 4 Audit - Investment Management Exits 12 10mo
+24 CFA Value as College Senior 3 9mo
+24 Reflections on Berkshire 1 3mo
+24 What are the areas of the Buyside in which investment analysts/PMs add the most value? 2 3mo
+24 2023 LO Comp/Bonus Thread 35 1mo
+23 Analyst Incentive Structures 7 11mo
+23 portfolio construction discussion - family office 5 10mo
+23 Sands Capital Investment Research 18 8mo
+23 How do you read a 10-k / ramp up on a name? 8 6mo
+23 What is Asset Management? 3 4d
+22 team of all oldish (30+) people, what to talk about outside of work? 11 9mo
+22 IB to University Endowment Office: Seeking Answers 5 6mo
+22 Any Insight on Asset Management Sales? 10 5mo
+22 How bad are ER exit opportunities to strategy / corp dev? 14 5mo
+22 List of most prestigious AM 8 3mo
+22 AM scene in Germany? 1 3mo
+22 Summer Intern at PIMCO 13 1w
+22 What's fair comp to ask for with 5-6yrs of buy-side experience in NYC? 17 2mo
+22 Efficient market hypothesis scam 21 4d
+21 Comp progression at Wellington/D&C for undergrad roles? 6 1mo
+21 Why LO AM demands CFA? 10 4mo
+21 Investment Analyst within the State Department 3 2mo
+21 RFP writer role, yayy or nay? 7 1mo
+20 Last chance at FT… 5 10mo
+20 Blowing up in job 8 11mo
+20 BlackRock SA 2024 257 11mo
+20 Lateral from US LO AM to Asian equivalent 4 8mo
+20 Question for those successful PWM advisors 11 8mo
+20 Anyone jaded with PM work in AM? 4 4mo
+20 London Specific AM/IB/ER confusion 8 8mo
+20 Need help transitioning away from Macro Research 2 7mo
+20 Physical Commodities to LO AM 9 6mo
+20 Successful spin offs from Capital/Wellington 8 6mo
+20 AM arms of banks... are they really that bad??? 10 2mo
+20 Jennison Associates 2024 141 21h
+20 Workplace bullying or totally normal 16 1d
+19 Speaking to Sell Side 9 10mo
+19 Schroders 2024 Investment Graduate Programme - Tips? 13 8mo
+19 WTF just happened? Do I have any rights? 7 7mo
+19 PM comp relative to AUM/revenue 15 8mo
+19 Endowment / Foundation Interviews 5 1mo
+18 Compensation and Stability in Asset Management? 5 10mo
+18 Potential Pivot: Internal Wholesaler to Investment Research 4 9mo
+18 How much do you have to like the job? Can it just be a job you punch in and out of? 4 5mo
+18 Should I do a masters to break into AM? 8 3mo
+18 JPMC Private Bank Comp Day 2024: 17 3w
+18 Moving to an Endowment Fund from IB 8 1w
+18 Moving on from a niche AM role to investments 3 4w
+18 Analyst promotion seems extremely unlikely as an associate. Is this normal? 4 2w
+17 ETF and Index Investing (Portfolio Management) - BlackRock 3 10mo
+17 Prospects for landing an AM job out of uni? (UK) 18 10mo
+17 Where to park $15mm? 9 8mo
+17 Culture vs Life 4 8mo
+17 Comparing Endowments: Factors to Consider 11 6mo
+17 Becoming an investment advisor or wealth manager? 2 6mo
+17 Is it easier to get into LO in UK vs US/Asia 3 6mo
+17 London AM overview - mixed consensus on breaking in as a graduate? 12 4mo
+17 BB IB vs Top LO AM 4 3mo
+17 Evaluating Competing LO Offers for Senior Analyst 8 2mo
+16 Is the CFA worth it? 9 10mo
+16 Mobility to front office vs hiring freeze - is sticking it out here my only option? 3 9mo

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  • Goldman Sachs 19 98.8%
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Overall Employee Satisfaction

April 2024 Investment Banking

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  • JPMorgan Chase 10 98.8%
  • Lazard Freres 05 98.3%
  • Morgan Stanley 07 97.7%
  • William Blair 03 97.1%

Professional Growth Opportunities

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  • Goldman Sachs 17 98.3%
  • Moelis & Company 07 97.7%
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  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (14) $181
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  • 1st Year Analyst (205) $159
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