+114 Does sell-side make sense anymore? What should current sell-siders do instead? 29 1mo
+83 Q&A - Buyside Equity Research Analyst/PM 30 1w
+67 When to resign on a PIP 26 2d
+57 Q&A: Equity research analyst at BB 21 2mo
+53 ER Compensation 2023/2024 109 5d
+43 Think twice about accepting an ER Offer 26 3mo
+43 ER is Paradise 17 2mo
+41 Equity Research Compensation Progression 7 8mo
+41 Are you happy working in Equity Research? 8 4mo
+36 PhD vs MD for Biotech ER 14 4mo
+34 How much preparation does one need to break in? 18 3mo
+34 People who've left ER, where did you go, why did you go, and are you happier? 15 3mo
+32 How to switch divisions within your firm? 11 6mo
+32 I’ve migrated from HF to SS ER and tbh…I love it 10 4w
+31 What’s your favorite part of the job? 13 8mo
+31 How the heck do you learn all of this stuff? 10 1mo
+30 Is ER as 'intellectually stimulating' as it's made out to be? 11 10mo
+30 Is sell-side coverage objective? 9 8mo
+30 How long does it take to become an Analyst in ER? 6 3mo
+28 Getting Frustrated 10 2mo
+28 My experience on the sell side 20 1mo
+27 Accessing marketing research on CB insights?? 4 4mo
+26 Positions to target if I can’t get a ER gig? 11 9mo
+26 Breaking into London ER from abroad. Take the 1 YR MiF at LBS/Cambridge route or directly look for jobs? 4 8mo
+26 Need help ASAP… how to tell senior analyst if I don’t get a big bump I’m leaving 7 7mo
+26 Why Do So Many Medical MDs Want ER? 46 8mo
+26 What’s my next move? 11 1mo
+25 How does buyside recruiting work for ER 5 10mo
+24 Highest paying ER groups? 5 6mo
+24 Clues in Financial Reporting Analysis 7 1mo
+23 Recruiting for buyside 13 9mo
+23 Breaking into Biotech ER out of Undegrad? 17 4mo
+21 Large Cap vs SMID Cap Biotech ER 15 3mo
+21 What does an Equity Strategist do? 8 7mo
+21 Going from IB to ER? 4 7mo
+20 Hostile manager, crappy dynamic, mental issue 7 10mo
+20 Hours during earnings 7 9mo
+20 Accidentally landed an IB interview… 8 5mo
+20 CS Major looking to switch and break into high finance - is it over for me? 6 2mo
+20 Vanderbilt vs. Notre Dame M.S. in Finance Equity Research placement 10 2mo
+20 Is Equity Research a good pivot into finance? 2 3w
+19 MIFID II Overturned 10 10mo
+19 Office requires 5 days in office. How am I supposed to navigate recruiting? 14 10mo
+19 Does It Make Sense To Get A MBA While In Equity Research? 6 10mo
+18 Why "Buy" recommendations are way more prevalent than "Sell"? 20 10mo
+18 Capital Group CAP Associate 18 5mo
+18 Thank You 5 9mo
+18 Redburn vs Morgan Stanley 11 5mo
+18 Mentorship in ER? 3 5mo
+18 Biotech ER vs IB 16 2mo
+17 Most legendary Equity Analyst of all time? 10 9mo
+17 Best Banks for Equity Research 10 3mo
+17 Wolfe Research best coverage verticals 2024? 16 1w
+17 Am i fairly compensated? 9 1mo
+17 Equity Research at Bank vs IG, High Yield & Leveraged Loans Research at Asset Manager 6 3w
+17 Josh Schimmers Comp Justifiable? 41 2h
+16 Does the course you study matter or is the university more important 8 9mo
+16 Equity Research or Credit Research? 5 7mo
+16 How many years of financial projections do you estimate out? 11 5mo
+16 Data Science to PM 8 1mo
+15 What do MDs in ER do 6 9mo
+15 Starting a career in ER 5 9mo
+15 Non-traditional News Sources 10 7mo
+15 Jefferies Equity Research Career Switch 2023 7 6mo
+15 Switching sectors? 6 6mo
+15 Why does FCFE increase when a firm borrows money? 5 6mo
+15 Sell side analyst success metrics 1 3mo
+15 Final Round Never Heard Back? 4 2mo
+14 Advice/Help 3 10mo
+14 Got rejection email after pitched company got crushed after earnings 7 9mo
+14 Thoughts on Investor Relations jobs 2 9mo
+14 ER or AM: What is the actual difference as a junior? 5 8mo
+14 How would you invest 1imillion dollars? 7 7mo
+14 Investor Relations to Equity Research 5 4mo
+14 Y'all are too intimidating. I'm a first year student... 8 3mo
+14 Information Sources for Energy Sector Equity Research/Asset Management 5 3mo
+14 FLDP to ER 6 3mo
+14 Heard they don’t model at Oppenheimer 10 1mo
+13 ER Hiring Spree? 9 10mo
+13 Piper Sandler - Biotech ER Interview 37 9mo
+13 Easy Way to Determine Stock’s Trading Multiple? 1 10mo
+13 Am I unfit for the job? 2 8mo
+13 What exactly is Justin Lake's problem? 9 8mo
+13 Second day of internship 2 companies are reporting.... 5 7mo
+13 Bored.. 3 5mo
+13 Looking for some advice 4 4mo
+13 Path/Break into Research Analyst 3 4mo
+13 Roles in cross-asset/macro research at Bloomberg, LSEG (Refinitiv), FactSet, etc? 1 4mo
+13 Stephens ER? 16 2w
+13 ER Lateraling? 14 3mo
+13 ER time line and ways to break in help 17 2mo
+12 deletedendhdnske wei 9 12mo
+12 Moving into ER from a sales/advisory background (UK) 1 11mo
+12 Help with resume 16 8mo
+12 Equity Research - Questions to ask when networking 3 10mo
+12 My Journey Into Equity Research..... 2 9mo
+12 UG with questions about ER internship recruiting 1 9mo
+12 150k or 1,000,000s After College 6 9mo
+12 Seeking Advice: Breaking into ER as an undergrad 8 9mo
+12 Advice to a Graduate, and getting into Graduate Analysts programs? 1 9mo

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  • Lazard Freres 01 98.3%
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Overall Employee Satisfaction

May 2024 Investment Banking

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  • JPMorgan Chase 10 98.9%
  • Lazard Freres 05 98.3%
  • Morgan Stanley 05 97.7%
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Professional Growth Opportunities

May 2024 Investment Banking

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  • Jefferies & Company 02 98.9%
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  • Goldman Sachs 16 97.7%
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Total Avg Compensation

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  • 1st Year Analyst (206) $159
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