Non-compete for hedgefund

So friends,
Let's say I made a dumb decision and join a "(in)famous" hedge fund with 2 year non-compete written in my contract. Of course, at the time, the hiring manager told me that the length of the non-compete thing is a function of how much I know. And now 6 months later, I regret my decision... I am still on training (yup - despite all the experience I accumulated over the years). I have no experience with this kind of non-compete in my previous job? Do you guys have any experience to share on how you/hfs deal with it?

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Feb 27, 2019 - 12:23am

Hey ntgn81, the following topics might be helpful:

I hope those threads give you a bit more insight.

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Mar 20, 2019 - 10:22am

are you saying that you want to leave this firm now? or are you wondering about leaving some years down the road, and this is just a curiosity?

just google it...you're welcome
May 13, 2019 - 8:03pm

Do most people who sign a two year non-compete quit without having anything lined up, and then interview a year or more into their non-compete? Or are there jobs willing to wait two years for someone to show up?

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Mar 15, 2021 - 11:32pm

I have interviewed people on 2 year NCs. If they are frustrated, they just quit their job , do something else (startup, mba, tech etc) and then 6 month to 1 year into their NCs expiring start hunting with hedge funds again. 

May 18, 2019 - 6:25pm

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