You hear rumors about banking being brutal and stretching the limits of work endurance: 80, 85, 90, 95 or even 100 (!) hours per week. surely not a sport for the faint of heart! Yet it seems like it's exaggerated - after all who can stay up until 1-2 am for five nights/week and still work on weekends? I guess the lure of big bucks and megafunds dangle the carrot eh? And you don't want your MDs yelling at you that's the stick?
But still has anyone ever done that legendary 100 hours a week, or heard of others at other banks who do? I have yet to encounter it in my