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  2. Who should I address the cover letter to?

    For BB /Boutiques, who should I address the cover letter to? I researched a bit and checked linkedin, and the only names I could pull off the websites are the names of the MD and Vice President. Which one should I address the letter to? I don't want ...

    61 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 11 2017 - 7:58pm -

  3. Send a Cover Letter, or not?

    When a job application doesn't ask for a cover letter, is it better to send one along anyway? Many of the IBD / S&T internship positions on my OCR website (firms range from BBs to 3-man shops, all FO positions) require only a resume, but hat can& ...

    37 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 29 2018 - 12:36pm -

  4. Tips for Securing Round 1?

    I am currently a Sophomore @ Berkeley (Haas), but I'm having a ridiculously hard time getting any internship this semester. I've taken accounting and finance classes, have a strong GPA (3.75), had many internships before including a full time su ...

    80 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 9 2010 - 3:30am -

  5. Final word on Cover Letters

    I have spoken to current and former BB recruiters, resume consultants, headhunters, and people who recently got offers at BBs in AM and I asked them all the same question. In an environment where ATS systems (i.e computer programs) simply scan a candidate ...

    17 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 20 2016 - 6:02pm -

  6. Are cover letters really necessary?

    I seem to get more responses when I just send my resume. I must either be a horrible cover letter writer or the hiring managers hate reading cover letters. cover letter ...

    32 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 23 2013 - 1:28am -

  7. Who's heard of Villanova

    Who's heard of Villanova Last week we've got this most arrogant yet intriguing cover letter from a Villanova student, applying for SA when we did not even have an opening. (behold, the letter is soon to be shared!) Problem is, my MDs or VPs or n ...

    25 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 13 2010 - 9:21am -

  8. Even da Vinci Had to Interview

    mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from February 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. I thought you guys might appreciate this. I came across ...

    12 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 14 2016 - 10:07pm -

  9. Mistakes on Cover Letter and Unpaid Internships

    Maybe my application is a done deal and rejected but I want to hear others weigh in on this. On my emails to banks looking for an unpaid internship I did the following..... omitted the word "to" said I was interested in IB when the firm was PE. ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2009 - 9:10pm -

  10. NYU Undergrad's SA Cover Letter Goes Viral

    "How a Tenacious Summer Analyst Applicant Got Laughed at by Goldman, Morgan, and Everyone Else on Wall Street" http://finance.yahoo.com/news/tenacious-summer-ana... cover letter NYU SA recruiting ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2012 - 5:29pm -

  11. Referred to a hedge funds, unsure about motivational letter

    I cold called several hedgefunds and eventually one was interested in offering me an internship. However, it is entirely unsure what this possible internship will let me do. I was asked to write a motivational letter and after writing many drafts I am abs ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 11 2015 - 10:38am -

  12. Being Bold in Cover Letter

    I'm a sophomore applying to competitive programs like Goldman Securities and the like. Although I'm at a target, I feel I won't really be competitive because I have no relevant work experience and nothing that really stands out. What do you ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 14 2009 - 3:49am -

  13. A Cover Letter Template for Investment Banking

    NOTE FROM WSO: Attached at the bottom of this post is an investment banking cover letter template that is sometimes used for WSO cover letter review clients. WSO has decided to make it free in order to help those of you that can't afford a more tailo ...

    11 comments - 27 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:02pm -

  14. Cold Emailing Cover Letter

    I know the cold emailing topic has been brought up several times before but I could not find this specific question: When cold emailing MMs and Boutiques, do you: Put cover letter in body of email and attach resume Put cover leter in body of email and att ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 20 2010 - 4:35pm -

  15. Looking back, what do you wish you had known when writing your CV/cover letter?

    Any thoughts? Interested to hear the lessons that you learned! cover letter resume cv ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 20 2012 - 4:48pm -

  16. Cover letter advice

    Dear Sir/Madam, I am very excited to apply to the Sales & Trading summer analyst role at [Bank name] because I am extremely passionate about the financial markets and actively follow the latest trends in the currency markets with profound interest. Th ...

    15 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 17 2012 - 6:18pm -

  17. How did you write so many cover letters?

    I've been applying to numerous internships and every single one requires a cover letter. All of the people I have talked to in the industry have told me that the cover letter must convey some sort of unique interest you have in the company while also ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 21 2016 - 12:32pm -

  18. Unique and apparently effective cover letter goes viral

    This was sent at 1:15PM on Monday and made its way around to several bulge, boutique and MM IBs, along with some PE shops and HFs. I found it to be quite good and the responses from the email chain were surprisingly positive. Maybe it will get him some in ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 15 2013 - 7:20pm -

  19. "CFA I Anticipated 2016" Put that on the Resume, Cover Letter, or Neither?

    So I've nearly finished tightening up the resume, and though I have a post in the resume forum as well (would naturally love watching people tear it to shreds for my benefit), I have a question that I want to ask specifically to ER monkeys. As I' ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 16 2016 - 6:14pm -

  20. I've lost hope in everything.

    I am a final year undergraduate engineering student in the UK, and I have and can only imagine a career in investment banking. It's something I really want and I am willing to go through anything for it. But it seems to be not enough. I go to a semi- ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 16 2013 - 6:54am -

  21. EPIC cover letter.

    This was just posted on BI. Apparently it's already flying around the street and people are actually giving the kid a shot. It would definitely be quite the inspirational story if he can leverage FT IBD at some point in the future from this... [quote ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 15 2013 - 2:49pm -

  22. Tear this cover letter apart, please!

    Hey guys! I have read loads of cover letter guides, but I am still ever so confused and I have been spending far too much time on this now. I have come up with a first draft- for Capital markets origination role- and I feel it might be too long, but not s ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 29 2012 - 10:34pm -

  23. Aggressive PE Cover letter

    Hey guys, I thinking of sending this cover letter to multiple boutique PE firms to try and get an internship this summer. Let me know what you guys think. cover letter ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 19 2014 - 11:05am -

  24. Another cover letter making the rounds

    This one is actually fairly amusing Source here. cover letter ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 15 2013 - 2:31pm -

  25. How to create a bullet-proof cover letter

    Was wondering if you guys had any pointers on cover letters. It seems as though they are much less structured and while I don't agree with using them, some jobs still require it. cover letter ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2015 - 2:02am -

  26. Cover Letter Question- How to show interest in finance/markets?

    Hi, I couldn't find a forum for cover letters so I hope I'm in the right place. I keep hearing that my cover letter should show interest in the markets and that I read the news... I will be soon applying for IB and S&T analyst positions. How ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 19 2012 - 11:08am -

  27. Cover Letter: Specific or Standard?

    Many people agree that boutique firms often care more about cover letters more than BBs. However, I've got a shitload of internships to apply to (over 100 when you factor in BB PWM and PE firms) and making adjustments to each to reflect what I like a ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2012 - 5:39pm -

  28. RIM Cover Letter- Need a bit of help

    I'm only inserting the parts that I'm uncertain about. "It is with great delight that I am applying for the finance Co-op position at Research in Motion. I can think of no better career than one that combines my passions for both finance an ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2012 - 12:15am -

  29. The Best Resume and Cover Letter Posts on WSO

    My whiz kid content intern @"Lucas_M" is at it again; he compiled a list of the top ranked Resume and CL posts on WSO. Enjoy! Are you in search of some resume and/or cover letter help? Check out WSO's 1-on-1 Resume Service. 1. UG Recruiting ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 5 2017 - 3:55pm -

  30. Cover Letter, what differentiates Bain from the rest? *Smart Answers!*

    So if you're writing a cover letter for a bain job, what should you write to demonstrate you know not only a lot about the firm but something interesting that distinguishes it from the rest? I've had a look at wetfeet's industry guide and i ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:43pm -

  31. awkward cover letter?

    I mentioned all the people I have been networking with in the firm. Does the cover letter look awkward in this way? Or should I not mentioned all of them? just pick some of them? cover letter ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 27 2014 - 9:42pm -

  32. Please Help Review- Cover Letter Consulting Summer 2013

    Hi guys- I am applying to a consulting firm and would please like your thoughts/advice on this cover letter. I have looked at various sources online/ wso but I would be grateful for your critique too. Thanks! cover letter nontarget cover letter help ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 25 2013 - 10:35pm -

  33. Help w/ Cover Letter-- english is my 2nd language

    Hey guys- I am big fan of the advice for wall street on this site, and I need some advice as well. I am a 3rd year at a non-target University. I know it's hard to get a good position from a non-target University, but I am really excited to apply for ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 12 2009 - 10:19pm -

  34. consulting cover letter

    I need some tips on writing a good cover letter. I was able to secure a great FT position at a BB with a ton of analytic work and valuations... however I've always wanted to get into consulting and am gearing for it. Do we NEED to have a cover letter ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 12 2012 - 2:04pm -

  35. mentioning connection in cover letter

    I'm applying to an MBB and have a good relation with a partner in an office that I'm not applying to. Would it be appropriate to mention that I've been in correspondence with him in my cover letter? Thanks for the advice cover letter mbb ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 7 2009 - 1:14pm -

  36. COVER LETTER ADVICE NEEDED!

    Hello all, Applying for a Fortune 500 financial analyst internship program. It's a really solid program and very competitive to get into. I need advice on cover letter so..if you work in F500, or have had internships there, please PM me! Thanks!! cov ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 27 2012 - 12:32pm -

  37. General help with a cover letter

    I just saw the M&I format for a cover letter, while I am hoping to go into consulting, I was planning to use their investment banking format. But, I think the opening line is a little redundant. As I understood it, I thought the opening line was suppo ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 20 2012 - 11:22pm -

  38. Cover Letter Review- Updated (3rd)

    Cover letter: http://www.razume.com/documents/13820 Please review and suggest improvements. Thanks! cover letter ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2010 - 11:36am -

  39. Leveraging the fact that I have an offer in my cover letter

    Hello, I've received an offer from a bank but I am undecided about working there and want to explore other opportunities. What is the best way to leverage the fact that I have an offer in my cover letters? I think it's important to say I have an ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 11 2009 - 8:29am -

  40. corporate strategy & cover letter?

    I know cover letters are a big thing and required for consulting firms, but what about corporate strategy? Obviously they are stated "optional", but do we need to have it? Asking because I included cover letters when I applied for jobs and never ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 3 2013 - 12:40pm -

  41. What can I do to make my resume stand out?

    I am a rising sophomore at a semi-target/target school. Unfortunately, I do not have an internship this summer. So, in an attempt to use my spare time wisely, I've been reading tons of stock trading books, and I've developed a strong interest in ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 13 2017 - 6:21pm -

  42. Please let all your Christmas agression out on this IB cover letter:)

    What do you monkeys think of this cover letter? I am not a native speaker so sry for some of the phrasing! Thanks Dear blablabla I am currently a student at the xxxxx and will graduate in 2014 with a degree in finance and management. During my internship ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 19 2012 - 3:50am -

  43. Help needed to improve resume and cover letter (for career change)

    Hi, I am hoping to switch career, from teaching to financial analyst (or anything in the financial industry). Hope you guys give me some opinion on how to improve my resume and cover letter cover letter ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 21 2012 - 1:43am -

  44. Cover Letter Review for IBD 1st Year Analyst Role

    Deleted cover letter ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 9 2015 - 1:04pm -

  45. Cover Letter suggestions? (capital market focused)

    I recently wrote a new cover letter (recently graduated). I have a great interest in developing a career within the Capital Market communities. Could anyone spare a few minutes reading my cover letter (I'll pm with attachment) and provide a few tips ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 6 2012 - 5:26pm -

  46. Cover Letter Question- Including someone you know

    I just had a question that I was unable to find and thought I would ask for someones help. In ones cover letter to a firm, how would they go about including someone they knew (grew up with) that works at the firm. We are not the greatest friends anymore b ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2016 - 7:38am -

  47. Informal Interview with a BAML Guy on Friday

    I'd like to have my application already submitted, but they require a CV. My normal go to for content and grammar checking is slammed with work on the street, so I figured I'd turn to yall. If anyone doesn't mind taking a couple of minutes ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 5 2012 - 9:05pm -

  48. Typical Screwup

    Im a sophomore at a target, and I decided to start applying to summer internships and programs that are available through OCR. Problem is, for one of the internships offered by a BB, I submitted one resume+cover letter. Then a few hours later (dont ask ho ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 10 2012 - 7:37pm -

  49. Advice on an unique cover letter

    Hi. I'm from a non-finance major and trying to get a summer internship. I networked my way to a MD and he asked me to "send [him] an unique cover letter". I'm thinking of making a bet on something crazy rather than some cliched letter. ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 8 2011 - 8:04pm -

  50. Basic Cover Letter Question

    Hi guys... There seems to be two major types of cover letters:-The cover letter that purely brags about skills/experiences, and often involves a bullet format.-The cover letter that gives short stories (one paragraph) exemplifying skills. Which do you bel ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 9 2011 - 9:40pm -

  51. Is this cover letter to short or too general?

    Is this Cover Letter too short or too general? Other feedback will be greatly appreciated as well. [Contact Information] September 20th, 2010 [Name] [Title] [Name of Bank] [Address] Dear Mr. / Ms. [NAME], My name is [ME], and I am a senior at UNIVERSITY m ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 2 2010 - 12:20pm -

  52. Cover Letter Question- Medical student graduating in 2012

    I am a medical student graduating in 2012 apply for I-banking, My goal is to eventually enter healthcare PE or VC. If I am turning in a cover letter to an i-bank, should I mention that I eventually want to enter healthcare PE? If I did not have an MD, I w ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2016 - 7:37am -

  53. Cover Letter Review- Improvement for my cover letter?

    Hi everybody, I'd like to ask if you can give me input and suggest improvements on my cover letter. Basically it is for MM Shops and IB which still have open deadlines. Thanks. http://www.razume.com/documents/14079 cover letter ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2016 - 4:41pm -

  54. Is speculation a good reason for passion in finance?

    Hi everyone, I am about to send my application for insight internships and I am having doubts about my Cover Letter. In section "why finance?" I said the truth why I chose it over other industries. It is speculation which I find really appealing ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 21 2018 - 10:48am -

  55. Submit Cover Letters in OCR?

    On my school's OCR system, certain firms require cover letters and others leave it optional. What is the right strategy for the optional cases? My feeling is not to submit cover letters when theyre optional, because they don't help and can only ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 10 2013 - 2:02pm -

  56. Sent Resume Twice on Accident, how big of an issue?

    I was applying for the Freshman Pioneer Internship at Deloitte. I have a program that automates the time an email is sent. Somehow, I accidentally sent two copies of my Resume and Cover Letter. Both of the copies are the same. Is this a huge issue or am I ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 4 2016 - 9:59am -

  57. Opinions on cover letter- Consulting 2016

    Hi! I am preparing a round of applications for consulting (my top aspiration being MBB, but also targeting tier-2) and would love to know what you think about this. I'll leave the letter updated after you post your comments, so that this can be left ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 28 2016 - 7:12am -

  58. Cover Letters / Referrals

    I've met with a MD at a MM bank who would like to help me get my foot in the door. His group's on a hiring freeze. He wrote me a recommendation and submitted it to his HR group. I recently found a position (not in his group) that I plan on apply ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2011 - 10:02am -

  59. Naming Dropping In Cover Letters: Is it appropriate in this situation

    I'm planning on applying for an IB posting that's due in a couple of days. Its through the firm's website, so chances of getting a call back are unlikely. Fortunately, I spoke with two members of the team in question (an analyst and an asso ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 17 2016 - 2:59am -

  60. Can u check my cover letter?

    This is the main text and I just ask you to go through the text. I am not a native speaker. I want to apply for an internship in UK and Switzerland.... Thanks!!!! Dear Mrs. ABC With reference to your job advertisement in your homepage and our pleasant pho ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 28 2011 - 8:36am -

  61. Structured Finance Desk Cover Letter

    I'm about to send this cover letter into GS Chicago do you think it will get circled among banks? Dear Hiring Manager: Please interview me. Why? I can stay up and burn the midnight oil. Can go pickup food orders with out screwing it up. Realistic abo ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2010 - 3:59pm -

  62. Tear this cover letter for trading apart please!

    Hey guys, If any of you could kindly provide some advice on the quality and structure of my cover letter I would really appreciate it. This is for a graduate trader role in Australia. http://www.razume.com/documents/13945 All opinions are welcome and I wi ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2010 - 12:33am -

  63. Resume being passed along, including cover letter

    An alum from my school offered to pass my resume along, I'm wondering if I still have to send in a cover letter with my resume to her. Thanks for the help cover letter ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2010 - 2:07pm -

  64. Cover letter for summer i-banking internships- UPDATED

    Hey guys, just drafted my cover letter taking the advice of the M&I guide. Tell me what you think. Also, I would include this in the body of an email but just drafted it this way in case I need to send out a hard copy. Thanks a lot. UPDATE: http://www ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 5 2010 - 11:34am -

  65. Goldman 2015 App

    Submitted the app for this recruiting cycle. There was no space for a cover letter-- have others experienced this issue? cover letter Goldman Sachs gs Investment Banking junior recruiting resume application ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 30 2015 - 12:05am -

  66. Cover Letter- Using the same header for resume?

    Hey guys, are you supposed to use the same header on your Cover Letter as the header with your name and info for your resume? I have heard mixed things on this. Thanks cover letter ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 8 2016 - 8:25pm -

  67. How to make a cover letter sound more results-driven?

    In my cover letter, I wrote about one of my experiences raising awareness of student loan defaults. I'm not sure how write about this one. We gained a lot of supporters, and I wrote about that. But after a year-long campaign, Obama did also sign a bi ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2013 - 3:41pm -

  68. Cover email help for prop trading

    Hello all, I appreciated the resume help, and now I'm working on the cover email for prop trading firms. Here is what I have so far: "Dear Human Resources, A selective Proprietary Trading company like yours will be interested in my diverse exper ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 22 2012 - 4:06pm -

  69. BBA self-studying MBA courses, is it worth it?

    Hi everyone, first post here. I'm currently a first-year BBA student and I'm in the process of self- studying a corporate finance course and am planning on tackling a Valuations course in a couple months. The corporate finance course is posted o ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2012 - 10:49pm -

  70. Failed 3 times before I knew what I wanted to do, advice?

    I have a poor academic history where I have straight Fs and Cs, where my cumulative GPA was 0.7 and 1.7. I have 3 required to withdraws on my transcript from two difference institutions. Anyway, I figured out what I wanted to do and am highly motivated. I ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 13 2012 - 9:45pm -

  71. cover letter/resume

    can they be in different fonts if they both look good individually that way, or should they be the same- do they look sloppy/uncoordinated when sent together? thanks cover letter resume application ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 3 2012 - 7:34pm -

  72. How important is a cover letter when its optional on corp site?

    Just curious how important it is to put a cover letter when applying for a job on a corporate site ie the careers section. They say its optional or maybe the wording is, "if you'd like to include it". Is this another subliminal test or do y ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 21 2011 - 10:18pm -

  73. [Business Insider] Worst cover letters ever

    For your Sunday laugh, here are the 12 worst cover letters the managing editor at BI has ever received http://www.businessinsider.com/worst-cover-letters... I would love to hear about you guys' experiences with really bad/good/hilarious cover letters ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 23 2011 - 3:04pm -

  74. Cover ltr/resume: S&T internship

    I need some help folks. I'm using my Career Center to critique my resume and cover letter Though, I feel that their input may be very generic and not tailored for critiquing cover letters and resumes aimed at earning positions in IB or S&T. My un ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 23 2011 - 3:02pm -

  75. Can some one read my cover letter to GS?

    CAn some one read my cover letter to GS before I send it PLEASEEEE cover letter gs Help ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2010 - 3:14am -

  76. Hustle on Cover Letter

    My fellow chimps, do you think it's a good idea to briefly mention how much you've busted your ass to break into the industry on the cover letter for full-time recruiting? I've asked around, but got contradicting answers. Senior levels seem ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 2 2010 - 2:22am -

  77. how do i get recruiters to realize...

    ...that I have a 14 inch wang? I've tried putting it in different places on my resume, but I don't want to come off as too cocky to the recruiters or human resources ladies. I used to put it next to my phone number, but all of the human resources ...

    5 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 3 2010 - 3:32pm -

  78. Resume/Cover Letter Review- Applying for Canadian S&T summer

    Hey guys, I'm applying for (Canadian) S&T summer internships in a few weeks; would anyone be willing to take a read (and by take a read I mean rip apart) my resume and cover letter? If you can just post below here or inbox me and I'll send t ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 3:09am -

  79. Cover Letter Review- From a semi-target

    I was hoping I could get some feedback on my cover letter. I'm from a semi-target so I didn't copy/paste the one's that are floating around. Thanks for your time and help https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wf8ZEaw5ahaQzW... cover letter ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2016 - 4:43pm -

  80. Who do you write cover letter to?

    I am writing a cover letter for a BB SA position where I personally know the "campus recruiter" for IBD. I am not sure if she is THE campus recruiter, so I feel weird addressing my cover letter to here. Should I do this or should I just write th ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 14 2013 - 12:32pm -

  81. Cold Calling For Job

    Hello, Does anyone have any experience cold calling for a job? Either after sending out a resume or before. cover letter resume job cold calling ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 16 2013 - 3:15am -

  82. Applying to Jobs via USPS

    Is it best to apply via USPS when the company does not give an email address, or should the e-mail be used? Also how does a printed cover letter differ from one that is e-mailed? cover letter E-mail usps ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 16 2013 - 7:28pm -

  83. Is it okay to tell your story in the cover letter?

    Is it okay to tell your story in the cover letter? story as in something more personal, why you decided on IBD. Maybe 2-3 lines max... would be great to have some Certified Users thoughts on this. blastoise, firefighter and botiquebank4life, i would also ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 22 2014 - 7:08am -

  84. Looking for cover letter advice

    I'm writing a cover letter for an investment analyst position at a well regarded mid size Asset Management firm outside the US. They've specified no more than 200 words and I'm having trouble figuring out what to prioritise with so few word ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 28 2013 - 7:28pm -

  85. Please help edit my cover letter (IBD)

    Hi guys, I would really appreciate some feedback on my IBD cover letter. Thank you in advance, and feel free to be harsh! cover letter ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 15 2013 - 4:13pm -

  86. email cover letter HELP

    WSO has been so helpful. Thanks! I'm working on my cover letter for a prop trading firm. Can you give me some feedback? Dear Sir or Madam, Please accept the attached resume to consider for the trader trainee position. Managing a non-profit brought me ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 8 2012 - 1:13pm -

  87. Wrong Company on Cover Letter

    I never completely re-use cover letters, but often use a previous version especially to salvage the part where I talk about myself. Changed everything to the company i'm applying but missed out on one instance. I caught this within an hour of applyin ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 16 2018 - 8:47pm -

  88. Name drop question

    Hey, Quick question from an aspiring monkey: I'm applying for a FO insight program at a BB and I know someone in Operations at the firm, should I name drop to say "From what they said your culture seems good..." or avoid it due to different ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 8 2011 - 11:01am -

  89. Are Cover Letters Read?

    Q: Why do employers care about cover letters? What can I communicate with a cover letter that isn't on my resume? A cover letter serves a number of specific purposes for an employer. First, it is an indication of how interested the prospective employ ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2010 - 2:53pm -

  90. Cover letter in email

    Should you still include the regular header with name, title, address of the firm, etc. when including the cover letter in the body of the email or does Dear Mr./Ms. suffice? I'm pretty sure it's the second, but I just want to double check and b ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 4 2010 - 8:05pm -

  91. Cover Letter Help

    Say I am applying to a position via a job website or forum. There is no reference of a contact and there is no way to tell who is the point person. How do I address my cover letter? To whom it my concern? Dear employer? I hate using these crappy ass lines ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 21 2009 - 8:22pm -

  92. Honest Cover Letter

    I am a recent grad from a school that is generally considered semi-target (which I believe is banker speak for a school that is not an ivy but damned close). I have a 3.5+ gpa in a very quant set of majors (2 of them) but not Econ. I have failed in every ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 9 2009 - 1:17pm -

  93. Ambitions, non-stellar cumulative GPA

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