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+56 Ask Me Anything - Buy Side Systematic Quant 186 2mo
+55 Leaving the buyside 116 4mo
+53 Leaving a single manager to start a book at a platform 106 1y
+50 Trump = Quant-mageddon? 68 4mo
+49 LinkedIn Secrecy - Hedge Funds 68 4mo
+48 Longevity of Hedge fund career: how long do people last in this industry? 76 2mo
+48 If You Could Work At Any Hedge Fund... 118 5mo
+48 Credit Hedge Fund opportunities 33 1mo
+47 Q&A: HF out of Undergrad, 112 1mo
+46 Random musings that sound like venting 22 4y
+46 The Hedge Fund Experience - Good, Bad, Ugly 346 2y
+45 Global macro recruiting - a primer 50 2y
+44 Future of HF skillset 43 6mo
+43 Q&A: Crypto Hedge Fund Trader 107 1y
+43 2020 HF Shakeout: Who's Up Who's Down 209 1mo
+43 From Heartbroken Undergrad to Elite Wall Street Warrior – My Story 74 4y
+43 The Mechanics of a Mispricing 35 1y
+42 So who's doing well right now? 97 1y
+42 Q&A: Former hedge fund junior trader/analyst 112 6mo
+41 Ask me anything - quant/quantamental Hedge fund manager/Consultant - Everything on liquid hedge fund strategies 192 2mo
+41 What are people's reaction when you tell them you work in a Hedge Fund? 56 3y
+40 Do you have hobbies? 207 4y
+39 Compensation Structure At Quant VS Fundamental Funds 73 7mo
+38 Q&A: I'm a hedge fund recruiter. 144 7mo
+36 Q&A: Former Long/Short Research Analyst at Top HF -> VP of Growth Equities at BB 51 1y
+36 Starting a small hedge fund 263 4mo
+35 Underrated Skill in Investing 32 4w
+35 How to hedge a call option 43 7mo
+35 Q&A: Volatility arbitrage PM 112 2y
+34 Q&A: I am a Hedge Fund recruiter 99 2y
+34 Who are the best hedge fund managers? 64 8mo
+34 Q&A: London L/S + event-driven analyst 62 2w
+34 Q&A: BB IB-->Tiger HF 62 2mo
+33 Q&A: Non-finance major --> BB IB --> Director at $5B+ Multi-strat HF (in 6 years) 62 2y
+33 Q&A: ex-McKinsey EM and current L/S hedge fund analyst 67 1mo
+33 Q&A: Credit Analyst (Multi-Strat Credit Fund) >$5bn Fund 87 8mo
+32 Are Hedge Fund Employees Structurally F***ed 46 10mo
+32 Hedge Fund Guru Answering Inbox Questions Here. Thanks Mr. Pink Money 97 6y
+32 Q&A: Research Analyst at $1 Billion Hedge Fund 86 1y
+31 Transgender at a Hedge Fund 45 2y
+30 Random Thoughts on the HF Industry 47 1y
+29 Q&A: Head of Macro Strategy at Hedge Fund Taking Questions 70 1y
+29 1st Year HF Analyst taking questions 74 4y
+29 Do you need to be a market genius to start a hedge fund? 55 8mo
+29 How did you become a PM? 54 2mo
+28 Advice on HF Recruiting 12 1y
+28 Lost job at L/S HF - looking for advice 59 4d
+28 Any career regrets after moving from PE to public markets? 28 3mo
+28 Q&A: Credit Analyst at +$5B Distressed Shop 100 4y
+27 HF Analyst: The Things I Know For Sure 45 5y
+27 Officially Out of the HF Business 45 3y
+27 Q&A: 2nd Year Equities L/S HF Analyst in Hong Kong 50 2w
+27 Most Memorable Earnings Call 27 1y
+26 Percentage of HFs Secretly Investing in Cryptos? 61 4mo
+26 Preparing for the HF informational interview 14 4mo
+26 Global Macro's Future "Stars" - Where Are They Coming From? 35 4mo
+25 Q&A: Hedge Fund Lawyer 39 2mo
+25 Do I take the safe bet after grad? 39 1mo
+25 I work in event driven / arbitrage. Here are some career advice for you 29 4mo
+25 Path to Value Investing 90 1mo
+24 ''Don't bother joining the hedge fund industry'' 90 3y
+24 Failure Q&A 81 1y
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+24 Explain to me like I'm a 12 year old the benefit of a hedge fund 77 2mo
+24 Life decisions...buy-side equity analyst 57 1mo
+24 Q&A: Hedge Fund Allocator at a $2B+ E&F 39 2y
+23 quant HF - how much should entry PhD quant expect to be paid? 87 3mo
+23 What background do most hedge fund managers have? 60 2y
+23 Most Active / Top Distressed Hedge Funds 39 4mo
+23 Ho-Hum to Hedge Fund 86 4mo
+22 MM Analyst Comp 80 2mo
+22 Why is everyone obsessed with equity L/S 49 2w
+22 Hedge Funds v/s Private Equity: Which industry will survive and thrive in the next two decades? 24 4mo
+22 Best Industries to Specialize In 31 1y
+22 How I got my job in a Hedge Fund after graduation 18 4mo
+22 Bridgewater Layoffs - Sign of Troubled Times for HFs? 63 1mo
+21 Is Renaissance Tech. a Ponzi scheme? 22 9mo
+20 Random Musings on the HF Interview Process 10 4y
+20 Gray Fox Q&A 72 2y
+20 Qualities of a Great Investor 16 4y
+20 End of Hedge Funds? 34 4mo
+20 DE Shaw SA 2021 203 5d
+20 Q&A: Buy-Side Analyst 83 3y
+20 Q&A: Equity Analyst & Trader (VP level) at $12+ bn Hedge Fund 33 6mo
+20 Multi-Manager Hedge Funds 66 3mo
+20 Finishing 1st Year as HF Analyst - Ask Anything 142 3mo
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Career Advancement Opportunities

September 2020 Investment Banking

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  • Lazard Middle Market(▲01) 99.1%
  • Goldman Sachs(▲02) 98.7%
  • Houlihan Lokey(▲05) 98.3%
  • Moelis & Company(▽03) 97.9%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

September 2020 Investment Banking

  • Evercore(= =) 99.6%
  • PJT Partners(= =) 99.1%
  • Lincoln International(= =) 98.7%
  • Houlihan Lokey(▲01) 98.3%
  • William Blair(▲01) 97.9%

Professional Growth Opportunities

September 2020 Private Equity

  • Blackstone Group() 99.0%
  • The Riverside Company() 98.0%
  • Warburg Pincus() 97.0%
  • Bain Capital() 96.0%
  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts)() 95.0%

Total Avg Compensation

September 2020 Hedge Fund

  • Vice President (18) $520
  • Director/MD (10) $359
  • Portfolio Manager (7) $297
  • 3rd+ Year Associate (18) $269
  • 2nd Year Associate (25) $242
  • Engineer/Quant (47) $236
  • 1st Year Associate (58) $189
  • Analysts (175) $167
  • Intern/Summer Associate (13) $133
  • Junior Trader (5) $102
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (186) $80