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  2. Layoff Question

    Investment Banking

    Was recently laid off as an Investment Banking Associate before receiving a year-end bonus. It's a boutique firm and the company had a good year (i.e. no need for layoffs). They claimed performance was the issue, but they did not provide any performa ...

    29 comments24 Jan 2020 - Prospect in IB - Gen

  3. I've been working for a year at a large investment bank as an analyst in M&A. I was fired today after an argument with my associate that happened a couple of days ago. I'm still in absolute shock right now. I'm no longer interested in w ...

    120 comments10 Feb 2019 -

  4. Five years almost to the date, I was fired from Oliver Wyman (after 11 months at the firm, straight out of ugrad). This is when I'd walked into the year-end review genuinely thinking I'd be told I was promoted. There are a few words one never fo ...

    88 comments6 May 2020 -

  5. On Being Pushed Out

    Investment Banking

    Hi WSO- been lurking for a while and wanted to share my experience of being pushed out. It's been about two years ago and when I was going through everything, I didn't see much coverage on here and I wanted to give back. TLDR: worked hard as ana ...

    37 comments15 May 2019 -

  6. Has anyone heard of any virus related layoffs on the street? A buddy of mine got laid off as a 3rd year analyst and I told him that it was just because his excel skills are a$$ and not because of 'rona. LOL Let me know if you or any of your friends h ...

    15 comments8 Jun 2020 -

  7. I've been fired- what do I do?

    Job Search Advice

    All, Require some help/suggestions on my next course of action. As the topic header indicates, I've been fired from my current firm- I was an Analyst, with around 8 months of experience. My background: I went to Reading University in the UK (I'm ...

    145 comments6 May 2020 -

  8. I was laid off due to deal flow crashing due to COVID-19. I'm a TMT Associate with 3 years of experience at a top BB and about 7 months at a specialty boutique. How f'd am I? Will firms be understanding of people having gaps on their resume due ...

    13 comments19 May 2020 -

  9. I am currently anxious that I will either be let go or pushed out come promotion time due to my firms "up or out" culture and the team being overstaffed with Associates. Is being fired / pushed out at the Analyst level a death sentence in the in ...

    15 comments30 Sep 2019 -

  10. I was let go from my job last week, terminated without cause if that helps. I had another thread going, but basically my boss and I didn't see eye to eye with one another and he knew I didn't want to be in the industry for the rest of my life. H ...

    24 comments6 May 2020 -

  11. Quit or be fired?

    Job Search Advice

    I consider myself extremely thick skinned. I can take a lot of beating, but this guy is getting ridiculous. I am not happy here and I am looking for any chance to leave for something else. I wanted to last at least a year. I have only been here 6 months. ...

    29 comments6 May 2020 -

  12. I just got fired.

    New User Introductions

    I used to work for a small finance firm in Philly and on the 1st day of work this year, I was fired. They gave me BS reasons, but I suspect it was because my boss did not like me. I worked there for 8 months. I am 25, young, hungry, hard working, and all ...

    56 comments20 Mar 2014 -

  13. Of course, we all hear about the Andrew Halls, the John Paulsons, and the guys with apartments on Central Park West, But what happens to failed traders? I imagine that (especially in this recession) there were many traders that lost money and got laid off ...

    38 comments1 Feb 2018 -

  14. No, not the kind you plot in axes. Apparently Citi fired a young woman named Debrahlee Lorenzana, who is filing a lawsuit because she says they fired her coz she's too hot. Apparently, Lorenzana was told "she should not wear classic high-heeled ...

    83 comments2 Jun 2010 -

  15. Mizuho canned analysts

    Investment Banking

    I heard Mizuho fired some analysts recently. Never heard of a bank that did that especially in NYC. Can anyone confirm? fired Salary United States- Northeast ...

    18 comments6 May 2020 -

  16. I'm a senior Finance major. My first internship was in audit and went well. After that, I got an internship in real estate development and was really liking it. But I haven't been sleeping much between school, work, and other obligations. I fell ...

    35 comments8 Feb 2014 -

  17. For many people 2013 is shaping up to be a tough year. Wall Street banks will lay off nearly 200,000 people. Bank of America will terminate 30,000 employees under its expense cutting program "New BAC", while Citigroup has plans to lay off 4,500 ...

    18 comments17 Jan 2013 -

  18. If there is one caricature I hate representing, it's the Grinch. So for my own sake, I better get this out before Christmas comes around- this was an extremely rough year for Wall Street. Amid bankers having to deal hoards of protestors just to get i ...

    16 comments16 Dec 2011 -

  19. Fired grad

    Investment Banking

    After a few month having a very difficult relationship with my line manager I've reached a point where I'm no longer putting up with shit and leaving everyday by 9pm regardless of whether there is still work to be done. As a result, I'm pre ...

    20 comments28 Mar 2011 -

  20. so i was just wondering. How far would you have to go to get fired form an investment banking job? I mean say your an analyst, and you dont completely fuck around but you still just coast. Im talking about just laeving early whenever you can, handing in m ...

    17 comments11 Sep 2010 -

  21. Will I Get Fired?

    Investment Banking

    Hey guys, I got myself stuck in a dilemma the other day at work. I have been interning at a boutique bank for the past month and a half and I have this playful borderline flirtatious relationship with my married co-worker. Yesterday, in an attempt to mess ...

    11 comments13 Oct 2016 -

  22. I just completed my first year at a small investment bank and was recently told that I have about two months to find a new job. Due to special circumstances, the firm was willing to help me out and will continue to say that I am employed at the firm for t ...

    5 comments9 Aug 2019 -

  23. BofA 's Lewis is out like a fat girl in a bikini contest: http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/02/02/unhap... http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/02/02/anoth... merrill-deal/ fired bofa lewis ...

    8 comments2 Feb 2009 -

  24. Does this get you fired? Macquarie employee caught in the background looking at some chicas http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1m8a4Jl4ZI&feature... fired macquarie Video Salary ...

    6 comments29 Oct 2010 -

  25. Girlfriend was let go 2 months into her 3 month probation period. Not going to get all into the details but it was more of her not getting along with them more than performance. This is not for finance. Should she list it on her resume? It was 2 months al ...

    5 comments11 Dec 2012 -

  26. Figuring out who got fired?

    Investment Banking

    Sometimes I would send an e-mail to an alum (to their work e-mail), and then receive a delivery failure notification. However, I'm pretty sure I got the e-mail right. My guess is that the person I'm trying to contact no longer works there. When ...

    5 comments21 Sep 2012 -

  27. If you have found yourself in the seemingly unenviable ranks of the unemployed...think again. While we are all looking for jobs, we are really looking to make money. Period. I am looking for a few good men (or women) to join me in an informal options trad ...

    4 comments6 May 2020 -

  28. Sorry everyone. My apologies. I never truly appreciated how much of a trigger HR was for you guys. How did it get so bad? Is it the fact that we get to leave the office at the civilian hour of 5pm? Or perhaps you've just been rejected by HR hotties s ...

    4 comments30 Jan 2017 -

  29. I hear a lot about people getting fired from IB after all the time they spent to get into it and I was wondering if you're in your early to mid-30s and you're still an associate will they lay you off to get younger people to replace you? If you ...

    3 comments24 Dec 2017 -

  30. Monitor cuts 20% of work force.

    Management Consulting

    I just heard that management consultancy monitor cut 20% of its workforce and closed several business units. The entire LA and San Francisco offices are probably wipedin a round of "rightsizing". I assume other consultancies must be feeling the ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  31. Hi All! So, long story short, I was fired from Goldman a couple years ago. It was my first job out of college, I was immature and I got caught in a stupid white lie. Nothing that would effect clients or bottom line or anything like that- basically I said ...

    1 comment31 Mar 2018 -

  32. 30 Day Termination Notice

    Investment Banking

    Hey Guys, I saw the other "asked to resign" thread and figured I would post my own story. I've been working for an m&a boutique on the west coast for the past year and was just told that I have thirty days until I am being let go. It� ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  33. ................................................................................................................................................. fca fired help Please ...

    1 comment27 Mar 2017 -