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May 19, 2018

Hi greekmyth, any of these discussions helpful:

  • Investment Banking Analyst: A True Day in the Life rings above all else: lifestyle. There is hardly any life or style to the EB/BB investment banking life ... doubt, this is what makes the investment banking analyst position one of the most coveted jobs out of ... entire day; others you'll be plugging away at a financial model. T
  • Investment Bank Life Style Better At Boutiques? So I was wondering what life is like at a smaller boutique firm. I know a couple guys to work for ... weekends. Another person I know, in NYC, is working about 65ish hours a week, no all nighters or weekends ... whether the boutique offers at least some type of work-life balance? Work
  • Life at a Top Asset Manager places), and the last part that I haven't mentioned yet is another big one... most analysts at these ... any. Lifestyle This is the one area that I think really separates top AMs from their peers. Just about ... higher than banking, but like most AM firms the bonuses are significantly lower. At
  • AMA- Analyst at $1.5B Endowment Fund report if I got the job, which I know both of the interviewers liked. What is a day in your life like ... company culture like at your firm? What is the size of your firm? I work for a non-profit that does cancer ... spreadsheets, so my first few months I def
  • Investment Banking Hours- What to Expect? expect a work-life balance during your first two years. What are the Hours of an Investment Banking ... than my life as an analyst- 65-75 hrs, depending on the week. You become much better at managing your ... Managing Director Investment Bank Hours MDs are the first to leave the office. Sexy_Like
  • Didn't get paid a bonus as a PE Associate... being said, our year just finished up and it looks like no one at the junior level got paid a bonus this ... year. Our base salary is a little higher than the industry average(125k base) but with no bonus the comp ... learned). So that's my situation, I know my performance has been good
  • From Private Equity Associate to VP in Private Equity difference to be more meaningful at the junior level. PE Associate Hours and Lifestyle What are the hours ... The hours, the pay, the beloved carry, the work itself- is it all greener grass syndrome? Not quite, ... investors. We won't invest, but it&#039
  • More suggestions...

No promises, but thought I'd mention a few relevant users that work in the industry: @maccabed @cr07 @ariccio

I hope those threads give you a bit more insight.

May 22, 2018

Not sure about Essex but I have not heard great things re: culture or upward mobility at Irvine.

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May 25, 2018

Heard same regarding Irvine. Some people have been there forever, but I have heard from friends of friends that others have gone there and lasted a year before leaving due to unhappiness with culture.

May 25, 2018

Same as above re: Irvine. This came from a friend who worked there for 2 years and couldn't get out soon enough.

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May 25, 2018