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  2. 15 Rules for Negotiating a Job Offer

    How to Negotiate A Job Offer Mod Note: Throwback Thursday: this post originally went up on 3/18/14. Mod Note (Andy):This is being reposted with permission from HBS professor Deepak Malhotra Hi Andrew, In case this is of value to WSO, my HBR article on &qu ...

    86 comments - 11 silver bananas - Mar 1 2018 - 12:22am -

  3. My Biggest Career Mistake to Date: Prestige

    Mod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday- this was originally posted on 10/1/12. I occasionally get PMed by people at colleges I've never heard of before, asking if they have a shot at IBD. Folks, why IBD? The finance world is broad and varied, and t ...

    108 comments - 25 silver bananas - Apr 19 2019 - 3:28am -

  4. Converting an S&T Internship

    Alright, so about a month ago I posted on tips on prepping for the S&T internship, with the promise of providing some additional tips on what to do during the internship to maximize your chances of an offer. These are some general tips I would conside ...

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

  5. I DID IT!!!

    I did it!!! For those who are not in the know here is a quick recap. I was offered a FO BB in AM last month. It was then quickly rescinded for a genuinely stupid reason. Then last week I got a call asking me to come in to talk to a panel for one last shot ...

    60 comments - 21 silver bananas - Jun 19 2012 - 2:28pm -

  6. Thanks WSO / My Story

    Over the past 2 years, I've read only a handful of "success stories" on here about non-target kids breaking into Front Office roles straight out of school, and I've thoroughly enjoyed every single one; I've read some of them sever ...

    66 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 5 2010 - 7:17pm -

  7. I almost broke in

    As I write this I can't help but wonder "what is next?" I have promised a few people on the forums here I'd let them know if I finally broke in. I had an amazing set of interviews a week or two ago and I was very qualified for this pos ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2012 - 10:46pm -

  8. Thank you WSO- Never give up!

    Well I would just like to thank all the members and forums on WSO! I know there have been so many of these but I owe a big thanks to WSO. I finally received an offer, after attending a Non-target, some work experience, and ZERO connections. The technical ...

    24 comments - 3 silver bananas - Mar 13 2017 - 7:29pm -

  9. JOB OFFER RESCINDED

    So heres what happened. I had an offer in tax at a big 4 firm after my internship. My GPA at the time of recruitment was under 3.0 and I got in. Now a semester away from graduating and starting off they decided to rescind my FT offer. I currently carry a ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 6 2014 - 11:34pm -

  10. The Unsolicited Job Offer

    While many of us are always interested in moving another rung up the magical career ladder, concerned about "exit opportunities", and generally always having an eye on the next great endeavor, the fact of the matter is few will truly "make ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 16 2014 - 9:15pm -

  11. Blackstone- Entrance level analyst

    hello monkeys, does anyone know when Blackstone starts recruiting for entrance level analyst positions? also, for lateral hires, is there a certain time during the year they are looking to fill those spots? any info would be tremendously helpful, thanks.. ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2016 - 7:47pm -

  12. Getting an Offer in the Middle of the Summer

    I've asked a few people and nobody said it was something they've heard of very often, so I'll ask the WSO community. Yesterday I got an offer to come back for full time with the firm I'm interning with this summer, but I've only b ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 1 2012 - 5:45am -

  13. Job offer or Duke MMS?

    Hey, Some of you may remember my previous posts, but just to summarize: 2009 Econ graduate (UM), haven't been able to find a job. I recently was accepted to Duke's MMS program, but also have been interviewing for an entry-level consultant positi ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 22 2010 - 5:18pm -

  14. Equity Research vs Floor Day Trader

    Hi all, I'm currently working as an equity research analyst job from past 1 year, I have got an offer to become a floor day trader after ofcourse few weeks of training Another option that I'm thinking of is whether or not to join ANex advantage ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 3 2010 - 11:04pm -

  15. Are candidates notified of rejections after offers a given out?

    Hi all, I had a superday two weeks ago and I have been in radio silence communication in regards to hearing back on the status of my standing in the post interview process (good or bad news). At the end of the superday HR told us that we would hear back i ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2014 - 6:39pm -

  16. Credit Analyst- Big bank or small?

    Got two job offers, both are for Credit Analyst. One is a smaller bank, $60b in assets, another from a large bank (SBA) with over 1.5 trillion. They pay the same, the smaller is bonused, the larger obviously has its name, very thorough training and more v ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 12 2017 - 1:38am -

  17. I'm assuming I didn't get the job?

    I went through final round interviews at a small consulting firm two weeks ago (on Monday, Valentine's day) and was told by the analyst (whom I've been in touch with throughout the recruiting/interviewing process) that they'd let me know ab ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 28 2011 - 1:54pm -

  18. Question about job offer

    Hey, I'm not sure if this forum is the right place to talk about my story. I just a call from the Citibank that I got in for the Risk Analyst position and they said they will send additional details later on. I thought I get to sign contract thing im ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 8 2011 - 6:30pm -

  19. internship rate vs job offer rate

    . job offer ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2016 - 3:36pm -

  20. Not Getting the FT Offer-- Beyond the Job Search

    So you didn't get a FT offer after slaving away for 10 weeks as a SA. There's been plenty of discussion on WSO before about how to rebound for FT, from where to look and how to spin your story, but I want to pause a moment on the self-improvemen ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 7 2012 - 11:30pm -

  21. euwfnewfne

    . job offer ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2015 - 11:59am -

  22. Full-time return offer- In need of advice

    I interned this past summer with a reputable MM firm in NYC. I received a return-offer with the firm and signed it this week. A few days after signing, I received an invitation for a superday with a BB that I would much rather work for. The superday is ne ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 7 2017 - 9:43am -

  23. Career Dilemma; Graduation Delayed, what to tell employer

    Hey, So I got a job in consumer banking. I have an issue because I just now discovered I may have to take an additional summer course to complete my degree program. Although my program does not state (nor does it state it anywhere in my offer letter) that ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2012 - 10:26pm -

  24. Is HR going to call me today??

    I interviewed at a PNC super day last Friday for FT. They told us they would give us a definite answer- yes OR no, by next Friday (Today). It is now 5:23 PM on the day they were supposed to tell us by. Is it unlikely they'll call at all today being t ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 2 2012 - 4:45pm -

  25. HELP: Offer from Competitor

    I ended up getting a job offer from a competing bank for a job in a very similar capacity to my current role at a higher salary. It's a long story, but a few of the people in the deal team I'd join had to leave and they are looking to hire peopl ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 17 2010 - 1:39pm -

  26. Thoughts on job offers: Accenture vs. Unilever, which is better

    I've recently secured two offers for Accenture and Unilever- both of which are based in Singapore. This is an entry-level position since I just graduated college this past May. My role in Accenture is going to be an analyst for the strategy consultin ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 15 2015 - 6:50pm -

  27. Job Offer- Accounting student

    Hello guys. I am an accounting student and recently i received a job offer as an accountant in a company. I really want to work in Big 4 or some mid-size public firm, so i am not too interested. Work begins after graduation (after june), What if i just si ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 9:10am -

  28. Accept Offer without Offer Letter?

    I got an offer from a corp. role, post-MBA. However, they're super late with getting me an offer letter to look over with details and I think they want an answer before the official letter will come. Is this normal? I had the recruiter write out the ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2012 - 12:54am -

  29. Monkeys, Please Advise

    I'm in a bit of a dilemma. I am currently on hold for a lower-tier BB but have an offer at a MM bank that is not so prominent (so not an elite boutique). my ambitions are to jump over to PE in the near future. I'm not talking about KKR, Carlyle, ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 29 2010 - 7:28pm -

  30. Mid-cap IB versus "Big 4"

    Hi, any advice on the following would be much appreciated; I have recently received a job offer in an advisory role at a "Big 4" accounting firm and another in a DCM position at a small to mid-cap investment bank (typical deal value PS600m). The ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 27 2010 - 5:12pm -

  31. Different Job Opportunity, what do you guys think

    Hey guys. I'm very lucky to say that I've been offered a job in this market. It isn't specifically with an investment bank, which is what I was originally looking for, but it is similar, and having any kind of offer at this point is good. T ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 18 2008 - 2:40am -

  32. Interview Advice- Three interviews and completed an in-depth project

    I have been through three interviews and completed an in-depth project as part of an interview process for a junior associate position in equity research at a middle market investment bank. I received a call from them today telling me that they are postpo ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 7:18am -

  33. JPM Finance Program

    Hi everyone I need some advice/opinions on how valuable are rotational programs (exit opps) in BO Finance? I have two offers one being a direct hire in a AM Corp. Finance role or into the rotational program at the same BB and I'm not sure which would ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 14 2010 - 1:00pm -

  34. Just to Double Check

    MM SA > SA at NY Fed right? I have accepted an offer at a MM, but the NY Fed has invited me to an interview. It's prudent to turn the interview down right? job offer ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 8 2009 - 2:12pm -

  35. Does E&Y pursue candidates after offer is extended?

    I have 4 offers on the table from different firms in varied industries. The two that I am torn between are a large cards company for a Senior Manager role and E&Y Manager role in FSO Advisory (risk focus). Both are relatively comparable offers but dif ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 14 2016 - 4:04pm -

  36. Received an Offer & Want to Write Another Firm to See about Progress

    I recently received an offer from Firm A a few days after my second round interview with Firm B. Taking into account that you like Firm B more. How would one approach contacting Firm B about said offer? Thanks. job job offer counter offer ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 6 2015 - 1:52pm -

  37. GM Corporate Finance Entry Level

    I'm a senior finishing up UG and I recently interviewed for GM's TRACK Finance program which is a rotational leadership focused finance program. The program has structured rotations and gives you visibility and access to senior management. After ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 11 2014 - 2:14am -

  38. That special call

    Hey Guys, At least in Europe, the banks have blocked numbers so you know that after interviews, when someone calls you from a blocked number, you know that it's that yay or nay call. I got mine two days ago, rushed out of class and people saw me danc ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 30 2013 - 5:31am -

  39. Applying to Deloitte Consulting

    Hey guys, first time posting. I've been out of college for the past 2 going onto 3 years. I was at a BB first in a client facing role and then moved into trading at a different company focusing on various sectors. Now, I'm having a lot of though ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 27 2013 - 8:18pm -

  40. insight needed- ubs vs. goldman job offer

    Got an offer from GS and UBS, both in Operations at levels equivalent to an associate. Any idea what the bonuses are at each place? Percentage or dollar figures, please advise...thanks! Goldman job offer ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 3 2010 - 2:56pm -

  41. accenture offer

    i am transitioning from banking to consulting and with all of this market turmoil, i am concerned about my offer. i am supposed to start in a few weeks. any advice or thoughts about the security of my offer? thanks. job offer ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 15 2008 - 3:23pm -

  42. Disclose Misdemeanor DUI Charge prior to Background Check without Prompting?

    Caught a misdemeanor DUI charge about a year ago, against which I am still fighting in court with expectations for resolution, one way or the other, by July. I am currently employed and licensed with FINRA. Both organizations, i.e. my current employer and ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Apr 23 2018 - 7:05pm -

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  44. Trading trainee job offer

    Hello, I just graduated with an undergraduate finance degree this May from a top to business school. I've had trouble finding a good job and I got an offer for as a graduate trading trainee for a broker-dealer firm in NYC. The firm has about 50-100 p ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2016 - 12:08am -

  45. Which job offer: big 4 or no name private equity fund

    Hi guys, I would like to ask for your opinion about which of these job offers is better to take:- no name local private equity fund- big 4 (intially accounting advisory; but will try to transfer to TAS) My goal is to get in a top mba programme in a couple ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jul 30 2015 - 5:13am -

  46. Anyone hear back from Morningstar?

    Anyone hear back from Morningstar about the MDP program? job offer morningstar get a job ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 28 2012 - 4:22pm -

  47. UBS graduate training program question

    hello i was wondering if anyone knew how you could get placed into the UBS graduate training program straight out of a paid internship (or if that is even possible). I was also wondering if I'm doing Asset Management if I could be placed in a differe ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2011 - 3:37pm -

  48. Potential internship offer and leverage

    Hey guys- i'm in my final year of UG and have a potential internship offer in hand. There was an internship program from a MM offering placements such as Commercial banking, Risk Strat, and Marketing and such, but not IB in this bank. They asked us t ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - May 15 2011 - 5:15am -