Incoming Associate - Advice

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I've seen lots of posts giving advice to incoming analysts ('What I Wish I knew before joining [BB]') but I haven't come across any for incoming Associates. For background, I'm joining a BB (London) having worked in a family office role for 3+ years.

I'm mentally preparing myself for the increased hours - anyone willing to get the ball rolling on some best practices for a novice Associate?

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Mar 25, 2019

[email protected], have you checked out these or run a search:

  • Low Income Families Spend 40% of Income on Luxury Items spend the biggest chunk of their incomes on luxury goods, but even the poorest households spend ... earners) spend around 65% of their incomes on luxury goods and 35% on necessities, according to the study, ... which looked at spending habits between 1984 and 2014. Middle-income households weren't far behind: ...
  • If I see another "Incoming IBD Analyst/Summer Analyst" on LinkedIn.. I'll k--l someone profile on LinkedIn who has an "Incoming Private Equity Associate at Carlyle/Blackstone/Blah Blah ... [insert PE fund here]" or an "Incoming Research Analyst at Viking/Lone Pine/Blah blah [insert ... One Can Do on LinkedIn incoming analyst ...
  • Credit/Fixed Income Research Associate I'm looking to learn a bit more about sell side credit/Fixed Income research and how it ... compares to Equity research in terms of Analyst-Associate structure, hours, comp, and exit opps? ...
  • Tips For Incoming FT Analysts That Did NOT Do an IB Internship were getting themselves into. So here is some candid, helpful advice for all you incoming FT analysts ... repeat questions. Find an associate or a senior analyst that you naturally gravitate towards, and make ... dickhead stub MBA associate asks for it. 5. Be a Good Squad Member Sometimes, the kids with no prior IB ...
  • Any books to read for an incoming equity research summer associate? Any book recommendations relating to equity research? I've read quite a few of the investment classics (particularly value investing), so I'd prefer something more specific to equity research. reading list Equity Research ...
  • Working in FIG (Financial Institutions Group)- An Overview. operational costs associated with generating the policies that pay those claims 2) Investment Income Money ... Income- Similar to interest income for banks, though there is no associated interest expense in the top ... income statement, and not the other way around. The assets of FIG companies (loans, investments, cash and ...
  • IBD analyst income after tax? Effective Tax Rate for IB Analysts and PE Associates Average New York iBankers 1st Year Income After Tax ... 30k (please correct if I'm wrong) First Year Analyst After-tax Income and Savings Question 1: How ... much income does one actually earn after taxes? Question 2: After subtracting cost of living ...
  • AMA: Incoming IB analyst - international student, survived FT recruiting twice... know which analysts/associates are most involved in recruiting? Which staffer is in charge this year? ...
  • More suggestions...

Fingers crossed that one of those helps you.

Apr 13, 2019

I think a lot of the advice is pretty similar to analysts! The one piece of advice I have heard time and again for associates is to act like an analyst. I think a lot of new associates come in and try to run the show and it usually does not end well. Spend the first 6 months doing the same work as a 1st year analyst.

I actually just did a blog post today (here) on 10 tips I had for new analysts / associates. A lot might be obvious but could be worth a quick skim.

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Apr 13, 2019

Your blog post was really helpful - also like the one about thank you e-mails with the template you included. Thanks!

Apr 13, 2019

Thank you for reading! If you (or anyone) has other questions / topics, please do let me know as I'm always thinking of new blog post ideas.

Apr 15, 2019
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