Office Hours are a HUGE Scam

This guy literally posted a list of PE and growth equity associates, and has the caption "My team went through hundreds of LinkedIn Profiles to track movement for many of our Office Hours Mentees to be able to quickly see where their fellow banking & undergrad alum end up".

Not only am I on this list as well as many of my friends (that we had no idea even existed), I know for a fact that none of us used his program. This marketing effort is incredibly misleading, not to mention the fact that this guy comments "Congrats!" every time someone makes the move to private equity, making it appear that he helped them get the position. It's fine to be a platform for career coaching, but the fear mongering and misleading images / posts is too much. 

Don't even get me started on the fake accounts for Nadia Persaud - has anyone ever seen any of these people in real life? Pretty sure just made these people up because males are more likely to respond to an attractive female on LinkedIn...they always ask you to jump on the phone with Asif, but for some reason they never jump on the phone themselves...hm.....

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  • Associate 2 in PE - LBOs
Aug 5, 2022 - 3:15pm

Yeah I see some of my friends on that list and they've never heard of the guy before. They've only received LinkedIn messages from him like 20x...so weird

Aug 5, 2022 - 5:17pm
Steam, what's your opinion? Comment below:

How are people actually paying for this shit?

This dude never even worked in banking, lists that he was a retail Apple store employee out of college and vaguely pitches experience as "Deal Team"?

This guys a loser and a straight up con-man. "While I had the idea" LOL the idea for what? Stealing WSO mentorship program and calling it your own?

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  • Associate 2 in PE - LBOs
Aug 6, 2022 - 11:56am

Ouch bro... met him once and know the guys he worked with at SourceScrub were legit as can be, wonder where things went wrong. He's responded to posts before but given you're verified Goldman and accusing him of using your image for false marketing maybe there's legal stuff tied to any potential interaction?

Good weekend drama content thanks for sharing. 

  • Analyst 1 in IB-M&A
Aug 6, 2022 - 1:26pm

Bumping this thread for visibility

  • Associate 2 in PE - LBOs
Aug 6, 2022 - 2:53pm

So you're telling me a VP at Vista has a fake account with a different last name and fake photo that clearly isn't her? And works for Office Hours in sales in her free time? And spams banking analysts once a week with invites to talk to Rohit?

  • Analyst 1 in PE - LBOs
Aug 6, 2022 - 9:15pm

You should delete this. Slandering this woman when it's obviously not her.

Please never go into detective work.
 

  • Analyst 1 in IB - Cov
Aug 8, 2022 - 11:28am

It's also just annoying how I didn't even give my email to any of the OH people, yet somehow magically got onto their email chain. Being bombarded with these "discounts" offers but I've heard that once you pay for that, they try to upsell you into the other coaching programs that can get upwards to like $10K+. 

*Just to reference, this is all what I've heard through the grapevine. 

  • Associate 1 in IB - Cov
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