Am I Stupid - Is this networking or just a creepy MD?


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Apr 27, 2018 - 2:37pm

I would suggest you deflect and say something along the lines of "yeah, I would love to set up another call to further discuss your firm when we have some more time." This makes it clear that you are still eager to learn about his shop, but also sets a boundary in that you are just looking for a call (not a meetup).

Apr 26, 2018 - 6:56pm

guy sounds like he is genuinely passionate about interviewing bright candidates such as yourself

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Apr 26, 2018 - 7:26pm

Definite creep. If he wanted to have a legit coffee chat, etc he would have just said so. He probably wants you to propose something that he knows he shouldn't bring up directly.

Thanks, let me know if you ever need an introduction in the industry.
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Apr 26, 2018 - 9:12pm

I have been cold calling prop firms looking for open positions. Im a female in London if that makes any difference.

Out of curiosity, what kind of trading do you want to do? Since it's prop, I assume it's quanty MM type of work?
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Apr 27, 2018 - 12:46pm

If he wanted contact info, he'd just ask for it. Asking you to suggest another way to stay in touch can only mean one of so many things.

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