2 hours to prepare for sales interview - help?

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I realize this sounds a bit stupid, but I just got a call from a "regional" (though with a couple of international offices) IB, and they want me to come in for an interview THIS AFTERNOON. Thing is, it's for a sales position and I barely know what they do differently compared to trading and syndication, and to be honest my main interest is really in IBD. But since I don't want to blow future chances at this bank, and because I figured that what the hell, might as well give it a shot, I now have about 2 hours to prepare.

I believe it's plain vanilla equity sales.

So, why would you want to work in sales? How is it different from trading? From syndication? What's a typical day like? Hours? Pay?

Any hints, advice or just anything would be mich appreciated.


Comments (2)

Feb 22, 2010

For the record, it worked out ok. Thanks to Vault mainly :)

Feb 22, 2010