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  2. Hey guys, About me: from non-target currently unpaid intern at sell side shop. Essentially have been actively cold emailing/ networking for a little over a year with a reply ratio of 23% (over 300 emails) and maybe got about 10% on the phone. In short, sa ...

    37 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  3. Follow Up Email

    Job Search Advice

    Hi Guys, I'm looking for some advice on how to follow up after sending my resume to a contact I have. He is someone who has met me for lunch a few times, and has told me I have a good background and would be a good fit at the firm. A position opened ...

    36 comments1 Feb 2012 -

  4. Just finished up a final four interview with a RE investment and development firm. I'm looking to make a lasting impression with the follow-up email. What are the things that I absolutely should or should not include, it is a smaller shop so the role ...

    12 comments31 Oct 2017 -

  5. This is last Thanksgiving and Christmas for me. I wanted a job to see my girl. You will get it. Good luck on the job search. Happy holidays, wolfy follow up thank you letters hustle ...

    30 comments7 Dec 2010 -

  6. Sending LinkedIn invitation

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    Is it viewed favorably to send a linkedin invitation to an interviewer after the interview? interview linkedin follow up ...

    18 comments29 Dec 2013 -

  7. I had a phone interview for an associate position with a BB over a week ago and I haven't heard back yet. I am wondering whether I should follow up yet or not. I want to be fresh on their minds but also don't want to tick them off by appearing t ...

    19 comments26 Apr 2016 -

  8. Follow Up After First Round

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    I had a first round interview at a fund exactly 2 weeks ago. They said that I was "near the end of the list of people they were interviewing for the first round" and that they would get back to everyone about second rounds shortly after that. I ...

    19 comments5 May 2010 -

  9. Business card question

    Job Search Advice

    Hello all, quick question. I am interning in DC this summer and my supervisor took me to a couple of speaker events. He knows a lot of people there and introduced me to a bunch of his colleagues and friends which has been good. Today, one of them gave me ...

    13 comments6 Jun 2012 -

  10. Hi guys, I have a question about follow-up email. How to follow-up after a phone conversation besides asking for referrals? I'm trying to come up with some specific questions to ask but I really can't think of any at this point. It has been a mo ...

    10 comments6 Apr 2016 -

  11. I applied to Optiver online 2 and a half weeks ago. I passed their math test around that time. I provided my availability (a list of dates and times) for the interview. No response so far as of today (9/25) about the phone interview. A week after their em ...

    9 comments25 Sep 2011 -

  12. Hello Fellow Monkeys, as we get ready for the weekend and our MDs start streaming out the door I am in need of some advice. Background: I had an interview last week with a Real Estate PE firm in Mexico City. Interview was intense, Modeling, 2 Case Studies ...

    8 comments22 Apr 2016 -

  13. So I know people have asked similar questions before, but I couldn't find anything that was like my situation here. ...

    8 comments18 Nov 2012 -

  14. I had a recent superday with a BB and unfortunately didn't get a callback for an offer (around 3-4 days since the superday). I'm obviously assuming I'm either waitlisted or rejected outright- but just not informed. They originally told me t ...

    7 comments13 Feb 2015 -

  15. Advice on Follow-up

    Investment Banking

    I found an email for an MD from my school at a mid-market firm (Jefferies, Lazard, Moelis) and emailed him yesterday saying I was interested in full-time opportunities. He replied within a few hours and forwarded my information on to both an SVP in his gr ...

    8 comments10 Mar 2010 -

  16. I did a first round interview OCR today and the interviewers said they'll let me know in a couple of weeks if I make it to the final round of interviews. I asked for feedback immediately after the interview but didn't get much detail.. should I ...

    7 comments25 Oct 2010 -

  17. Answered

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    , follow up ...

    6 comments16 Jan 2013 -

  18. I got the chance to sit down in front of an MD and he told me to follow up with him the following week since he's flying out to a different city and he wouldn't have time to speak with me. I waited until the exact day he told me to follow up wit ...

    4 comments4 Dec 2018 -

  19. my interviewer just emailed me

    Investment Banking

    So I had my superday with this BB 2 weeks back and just got an email from the interviewer (associate) asking me to call him coz he has some follow-up questions. Has anyone heard/seen this before? Any idea what might be going on? interview Superday follow ...

    6 comments8 Oct 2009 -

  20. Question in the title. I had an interview three weeks ago and was wondering if following up with HR once every week was too excessive and annoying or if I should keep doing so to show that I am still interested. Or would it not matter? follow up ...

    5 comments17 Nov 2014 -

  21. I interviewed with Houlihan Lokey FAS a couple weeks ago but have not heard anything back yet. I expected to hear back positive or negative news by now but still nothing. When I tried replying to the email I originally received, the message said that deli ...

    5 comments17 May 2015 -

  22. Had coffee with an alumni who works at a regional BB about 5-6 weeks ago, and we had a good connection. He told me to keep in touch especially since they are looking for another analyst during FT recruiting. Its nearing the end of summer and I am wonderin ...

    5 comments12 Aug 2012 -

  23. Would this annoy HR?

    Job Search Advice

    Hi guys, I need some advice regarding an office position that I applied for at a bank. This particular bank outsources their HR services which includes the hiring process. So last week (Monday), I completed a phone interview, which I thought went well. Th ...

    5 comments11 May 2011 -

  24. Should I follow up?

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    Early last week I had an on campus interview with BP trading for their summer internship position. I was told that it was a one step process so there will be no additional interviews. They told me that we would probably hear in 2 or 3 weeks regardless of ...

    5 comments16 Oct 2009 -

  25. Follow Up before FT interviews

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    So I have been networking extensively this summer. I've made some really strong connections and was looking to follow up. About a month ago, I had a bunch of phone interviews that went well. They all said that they would pass my resume to HR. I went ...

    4 comments12 Aug 2013 -

  26. I'm going to purposefully leave out some details from this post to avoid being "outed". I had an interview the same day I handed my report to an MD of a notable bank. An hour after handing it in he emailed me asking me to meet with him for ...

    3 comments12 Dec 2018 -

  27. I know this has been asked a million times probably but I had an interview with Goldman Sachs on Monday. The interview went very well and I built a great rapport with my interviewer. He mentioned that he'll let me know within the week. I followed up ...

    4 comments22 Mar 2013 -

  28. follow up with alumni

    Investment Banking

    when writing a thank you email to alumni after an informal meeting, is it a good idea to ask for a recommendation on a book or website to learn more about his group? i want to keep our conversation going, and i really want to learn more about the group as ...

    4 comments22 May 2010 -

  29. Check in/ follow up

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    Hey, I met with a contact before my super day and he said to email him that night with the people I met and he would do some research and get back to me on my general status. That was Friday night and he still hasn't gotten back to me. Understand tha ...

    4 comments10 Mar 2010 -

  30. Hello Monkeys, I recently stumbled upon a connection who insisted I send my resume their way so they could look it over as I am trying to break into the finance industry. This opportunity kind of just happened as I was planning to start sending my resume ...

    3 comments12 Oct 2017 -

  31. Recently contacted a partner at a BB (alumni) after we talked at an info session a while back. He told me to send my resume. I did about a month ago. Did not hear back anything from him cause he is in a different sector than what I am interested in (he is ...

    3 comments8 Apr 2016 -

  32. Hi everyone, I had a first round telephone interview yesterday which i think went well. the hiring manager said i have the skills and motivation they are looking for. Soon after i sent a thank you note reiterating my interest. he resonded by saying " ...

    3 comments31 Jul 2012 -

  33. Informal interview follow-up

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    I have been reading posts from WSO for quite some time, and find that some valuable advice and insight can be gained by asking a question to the WSO community. So here's my first: Last week, instead of going to the beaches in Mexico with my friends o ...

    3 comments25 Mar 2011 -

  34. How exactly do you guys write your emails for following up non-responses for your initial networking emails (usually asking to talk/hear about your career path)? Do you guys just write something along the lines of saying you just wanted to follow up cause ...

    3 comments27 Jul 2010 -

  35. I have a 2nd round interview for an origination role at the ECM arm of a boutique. They told me the interview will last x amount of hours and that it's between 2 partners and some associates. Is it okay for me to ask what to expect the interview to b ...

    2 comments18 Dec 2018 -

  36. Hello WSOers- First post on this site, forgive me if this is isn't in the right location. I was a summer analyst this year at a BB Asset Management / private banking shop (this was my summer after junior year, I'm now a senior). Unlike my IB cou ...

    2 comments14 Oct 2015 -

  37. I am part of an accounting club (Student Accounting Society). Every week, representatives from firms come to speak to us about random stuff. Today, about five Big 4 workers who were alumni from our school came to speak to us. After the meeting, I went and ...

    2 comments9 Oct 2012 -

  38. I had an interview on Monday with a Partner at a MM Boutique Bank. Since monday I have enrolled in a course on financial modeling. Do you think I should contact the partner and let him know that I have enrolled in this course and will be done by the time ...

    2 comments4 Apr 2012 -

  39. Sticky Situation- Advice?

    Job Search Advice

    I had a final round with a buyside firm (Front Office) position in the beginning of this month. They said they wanted to move the process as fast as possible, but it took a week for them to get back to me, after which they gave me an Excel test that I gav ...

    2 comments15 Jun 2010 -

  40. You can check my recent post history about having a "fit" or "behavioral" informal coffee interview with an MD of a small boutique that specializes in ECM. Recap: I pulled a hail mary by walking into boutiques and personally handing in ...

    1 comment2 Dec 2018 -

  41. Hi guys, I have a question about follow-up email. How to follow-up after a phone conversation besides asking for referrals? I'm trying to come up with some specific questions to ask but I really can't think of any at this point. It has been a mo ...

    6 Apr 2016 -

  42. I applied for a couple of jobs approximately 1.5 months ago. Both postings say only qualified candidates will be contacted. I have not heard from them yet and I was wondering should I follow up with HR regarding the application (or ask where can I improve ...

    2 Jun 2015 -

  43. So a friend of a friend works at this hedge fund and agreed to help me out. He was very nice and gave me his contact info. We had a conversation via text about my resume, the position that I was interested in, and the other companies I was going to have a ...

    6 Apr 2015 -

  44. Phone follow-up on case study?

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    Sent a case study this morning to a 4 person group, $300MM fund. Is there any harm in calling this afternoon to see if they have any questions? Hoping to get in front of any issues. case study follow up ...

    5 Mar 2013 -

  45. interviewed for lateral. in my follow up/thank you emails to the first rd interviewers i mentioned that i would keep them posted on my process w/ the company. just had my second rd of interviews, sent my follow up/thank you emails to them, wondering if it ...

    8 Apr 2011 -