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  2. Eddie Braverman's blog Mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from September 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. I'm changing things up ...

    +4 37 comments8 May 2018 -

  3. It's not very common that a private company's marketing campaign goes viral. It's even rarer that one is able to push their brand into mainstream English vocabulary (read: Zamboni, Kleenex, Google etc). However placing your product at the c ...

    +19 295 comments20 Apr 2014 -

  4. Curious if anyone has any visibility on compensation as you approach the upper levels of IR/Marketing/BizDev roles at large funds? It appears that compensation becomes very close to that of the investment professionals, particularly as you get to the uppe ...

    +3 46 comments18 Apr 2017 -

  5. The web is on fire with stories about the Hindenburg Omen that was triggered last week. The Hindenburg Omen is going to make things very bad, very soon, if technical analysts are correct. Never heard of it? You're not alone. It's a market anomal ...

    +4 79 comments3 Jun 2013 -

  6. Patrick and I are organizing a "gorilla" marketing campaign in NYC, here's the basic idea of it: Hire someone for approx 10 hours of work to:-Buy 250 mini bananas-Have them write "WSO" in sharpie on each banana-Rent a gorilla cost ...

    +1 27 comments29 Sep 2011 -

  7. The University of Arizona's Michael Staten, Director of the Take Charge America Institute for Financial Education and Research commissioned a national poll sampling 878 students from 18 high schools across 11 states that was conducted by The Financia ...

    +1 18 comments5 Aug 2012 -

  8. Longtime reader, new poster. While a fair amount of consultants may aspire to work in PE or go off and start their own business, I'm curious about those that plan to transition to client-side roles in strategy groups and what the long-term play is fo ...

    13 comments18 May 2016 -

  9. I can't leave you guys alone for five minutes. I ducked out during market hours yesterday to catch a private screening of Iron Man 2, hoping to come back and let you know whether or not it's worth seeing (short answer: see it). When I got back I ...

    +1 14 comments7 May 2010 -

  10. What schools for marketing?

    Business School and GMAT

    We all know NW does a very good job in marketing but what other top 20 schools get a strong look for students looking to move into marketing? I been on campus at a few of the better schools and seems like marketing was the target of a few students I met. ...

    +1 12 comments15 Sep 2013 -

  11. i know this isn't exactly finance related. but does anyone know the average salary for a recent graduate (undergrad) going into marketing? I'm talking about jobs like product/brand management in well known consumer goods companies like p&g, ...

    12 comments23 Jun 2013 -

  12. Obviously this will vary from different tiers of schools, be they HSW, Top 10, or Top 20/30... but what percentage is actually going for 'normal' corporate finance, marketing, etc as opposed to investment finance or consulting? With or without c ...

    10 comments30 Sep 2010 -

  13. Physical Trading: Crude vs LPG

    Sales and Trading

    For the pros out there. What is your take on crude marketing / trading vs LPG marketing / trading? What would you say is the future of both and which one has more growth potential. What is the relative attractiveness and is one more lucrative than the nex ...

    8 comments21 May 2015 -

  14. First time poster checking in. I'm starting at a mid-tier global consulting firm next year in Sydney, Australia. Unlike what seems like the bulk of people going into consulting, my end-goal isn't PE /hedge funds etc. etc. Instead, I want to work ...

    8 comments4 Jun 2012 -

  15. Tell me if I'm wrong

    Management Consulting

    I know it's a very (very) broad generalization (as industry specifics would magnify the accuracy or inaccuracy of this statement), but shoot it down if you find any holes in the logic: It's better to look for an opportunity in an industry where ...

    7 comments27 May 2015 -

  16. seeing how marketing is being viewed by the community here (i will not comment about my own views of it- let it remain ambiguous), but i am in the midst of recruiting with P&G and would like to know if anybody has gone through this and could help me w ...

    8 comments25 Jun 2010 -

  17. I definitely have an interest in finance (more specifically, asset/investment management). However, I'd be lying if I said there wasn't something seductive and intriguing about the field of marketing. By the way, when I say marketing, I'm n ...

    8 comments15 Feb 2010 -

  18. Basically this is the thing: I have 2 BB FO internships so far, and will start doing some part-time internship (9-10 months, only 10h/week to support paying my studies) at a good company (Fidelity, Wellington, PIMCO) in a random back office department (ad ...

    7 comments8 May 2013 -

  19. OM photographer price

    Real Estate

    Does anyone know how much a photographer makes for taking photos for an OM? I've seen on some of our brokerage fee agreements where we have a $25k max on reimbursables to make the OM. About how much of that would a photographer get? Thanks Offering M ...

    5 comments5 Aug 2016 -

  20. Hi board, I'm considering between Accenture's Management Consulting Development Program and Walmart's Corporate Assistant Marketing Manager Position (and I'm not trolling about Walmart). These are two very different opportunities, and ...

    6 comments22 Nov 2011 -

  21. Long Overdue Introduction

    New User Introductions

    Hello, WSO community Quick and dirty "about me": I grew up in Hawaii. Graduated from high school (barely) despite a 50% drop-rate for my class, and as one would expect college was not much of an option for me nor was it a desire. Moved to Los An ...

    +2 5 comments18 May 2014 -

  22. i didnt find much on investor relations in hedge funds. wondering if one can ever move out of investor relations at a large hedge fund? if one knows and understands different HF and CTA strategies, could one move as an analyst at another hedge fund/CTA? w ...

    5 comments10 Nov 2009 -

  23. What do you guys think of a product management / marketing role at a reputable start-up as a way to break in Venture Capital? I know that many here is partial to banking careers, however I have a feeling that especially for early stage venture capital fir ...

    5 comments2 Jul 2009 -

  24. Hi everyone, I'm a student in my final year at university and I have a 10 week internship offer for Brand Management at Procter and Gamble, and a 10 week internship at Google. I desperately need help choosing. I am planning on applying to strategy co ...

    4 comments9 Mar 2016 -

  25. Marketing Major

    Off Topic

    I was sold on finance/accounting from the start and so I have a great understanding of the entry level opps/career progression of these fields, but wanted to learn more about the exit opps for kids who graduate with a marketing degree. To be honest I don& ...

    +1 4 comments6 Mar 2013 -

  26. Hey everyone! Here's the deal... I graduated from college last year in December with a B.A. in Marketing and Int'l Business. While I currently have a job, I still continue searching for better opportunities and submit my resume to job openings e ...

    4 comments10 Sep 2012 -

  27. Hello all, Sort of a first time poster, long time reader. Had a question regarding marketing. No, not the conventional kind. I'm currently a student at a major oil and gas firm. After reading their org chart, it seems they have a student position wit ...

    4 comments19 Jan 2011 -

  28. Google APMM

    Job Search Advice

    With first rounds from multiple BB 's and one of the M/B/B, but no invites to second rounds, and point-blank admissions that some were planning to hire just 1 for summers, I've been trying to expand my job search. I applied to Google, and I will ...

    4 comments21 Feb 2009 -

  29. Is it the light sweet crudeness of oil? Is it hard, soft, wintery, springy wheat? Do some cereal fans really need their oats, that much? Apparently not. Sugar. The answer seems to be. The sweet commodity derived from cane and beets, addictive enough to be ...

    3 comments22 Aug 2010 -

  30. Hi Everyone So a little background on me first. I'm a first year at a Big 4 in a major market (Chicago, NY) and have been working at my firm for about 5 months now. Late in my college career I had an opportunity to do a consulting project that consis ...

    3 comments24 Jan 2014 -

  31. I'm currently working in finance, trying to break into commodities, specifically energy, in a trading or research related role. I don't have direct commodity experience, but I was offered an interview within a well regarded proprietary trading e ...

    3 comments6 Sep 2013 -

  32. Do 10- to 20-man mid-market M&A shops use Greenwich Associates' reports on strategic acquirers' evaluations of their I-banks (the banks in the surveys are obviously larger firms)? Would they data still be useful to the tiny 10- to 20-man M&a ...

    3 comments1 Jun 2013 -

  33. when a fund takes a control stake in a company, how is the issue of marketing usually addressed as an operational improvement issue? if you're wondering why most ads are awful it's because the good ideas get rock-tumbled to death in the gauntlet ...

    3 comments11 Apr 2013 -

  34. Marketing Interview- need help

    Investment Banking

    I know this isn't the best forum to post in, but some of you must have recruited for marketing as at least a backup. Microsoft is giving me a marketing interview soon and I have never had a marketing interview before. What does it consist of, what sh ...

    3 comments30 Jan 2013 -

  35. Advice for a Sophomore

    Investment Banking

    Hi all, Currently I'm a sophomore economics major at the University of Chicago. My GPA from my first year is a 3.1 (had a pretty rough time to say the least); however, this quarter (and most likely this year) should increase my grades tremendously an ...

    3 comments7 Dec 2012 -

  36. Background info: Junior at a semi-target, Economics major, bad GPA (~3.0), decent extracurriculars. Got interested in the field around December of last year (2010) and was too late to participate in any structured form of hiring. I started cold-calling mo ...

    3 comments4 May 2011 -

  37. My Bachelor's Degree was in Business Administration, took finance & accounting classes as part of the curriculum. I have been in marketing for the last 7 years or so, and I recently realized I want to do finance (specifically venture capital & ...

    +1 2 comments10 Jun 2019 -

  38. Hi all, I'm currently interviewing for a few firms in HK. Background as an equity analyst at a l/s asian equity fund, got laid off and decided I didn't want to be an analyst anymore. Long term goal is to be a marketing guy at a HF where I'd ...

    2 comments13 Apr 2015 -

  39. I have had an interesting career thus far, here are the highlights:- Studied in the University of Michigan (did not do exceptionally well)- Worked on Business Intelligence, Corporate Strategy and Project Management for one of Malaysia's Largest Inves ...

    2 comments1 Jan 2015 -

  40. A (possibly) stupid question

    Management Consulting

    Hi everybody! This will be my first post here in WSO, so nice to meet you all! A quick profile: I'm 19 years old, European, studying at a decent at best university in the UK, doing an internship at a major luxury company at the moment after completin ...

    2 comments21 Jun 2014 -

  41. Email Marketing Is Playing An Important Role In Ecommerce

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Effective marketing is needed in order to succeed in business. With effective marketing skills, an entrepreneur can turn even the dreariest of businesses into a gold mine. The right marketing skills can help a person attract the market to his or her busin ...

    2 comments1 Jul 2012 -

  42. Marketing Strategy Vs Finance

    Management Consulting

    Im Currently an Undergrad ad a semi target who wants to go into consulting. If i failed to land an offer which industry would be better to set my self up to re apply later on, (pre or Post MBA), marketing strategy or finance (not IB or PE). I would assume ...

    2 comments16 Apr 2012 -

  43. I am completing my MBA, and my focus has always been marketing. However, I find I enjoy all of my MBA subjects a lot, and would love a career that exposes me to a variety of different things. For this reason, I am considering moving towards the research s ...

    2 comments6 Apr 2011 -

  44. Marketing v. Management

    Investment Banking

    Hey guys I am about to make a choice on what route I want to go in school. I currently have no declared a major and I am looking towards Management or Marketing. I was going to do Finance but decided that it wasnt the right fit. I wanted to know if anyone ...

    2 comments8 Nov 2010 -

  45. So I just got pitched a mlm (no I didn't sign up)- and got to thinking.... would they have more success if they just came out and said it WAS an mlm. Technically it's not illegal, the structure actually does work, there is a chance or making mon ...

    +1 1 comment25 Feb 2019 -

  46. Is it safe to say that any deal on RCM, Co-Star, CBRE Dealflow, Loopnet, have already been shopped around and they aren't exactly GREAT deals? How many people do you brokers/principals go to off market before putting your disposition/listing on these ...

    +1 1 comment24 Oct 2017 -

  47. Hello! I am interested in learning more about this field in particular, within the context of Asset Management. No one at my university has gone into this in particular (people go into IB mostly), and I've seen it as an option within JP Morgan ' ...

    1 Oct 2016 -

  48. Hello, I've got an interview with both LEK and SKP for their life sciences division. Does anyone have an experience interviewing with LEK or SKP? How do they compare? L.E.K. is obviously pretty solid in biopharma and life sciences but I heard SKP is ...

    1 comment20 Sep 2016 -

  49. Hey Guys, I've always had a strong network to market my issuers. I'm in the resource space so capital seems to be drying up and I'm looking to expand my network. These guys must be getting spammed to meet with companies. What's a good ...

    5 Oct 2015 -

  50. I'm trying to decide whether to intern at Citi Cards or MasterCard this summer- thoughts? Citi Summer mastercard marketing cards internship 2015 internship ...

    17 Feb 2015 -

  51. Hi all, Would greatly appreciate some eyes on my revised resume. A bit of background: I graduated with a BBA two years ago from a Canadian business school, and joined a rotational program at one of the large Canadian telecom companies. I'm presently ...

    30 Jan 2015 -

  52. Hello all, I was hoping that someone could shed some light on what types of exit opportunities are likely from F500 roles that someone who joined out of undergrad might have. For example, how do large CPG companies place into business schools? Do such com ...

    8 Jan 2013 -

  53. As the title says, anyone know what this role is about? Can't find much info on the net other than McK's career page. Like what exactly do they do? How are they different from the 'generalist' consultant? Is it harder to get in than th ...

    1 comment8 Aug 2012 -

  54. I am looking for a forecasting model or tips on developing a forecasting matrix that can capture business development efforts, labor and backlog, current proposed work, and alliance (rarely proposed or bid on) work. Also, often there are times when existi ...

    23 Jan 2012 -

  55. I'm new to this and wasn't sure where to put the topic. Hi. I'm going to be a sophomore in college in the fall, have a summer internship at a real estate company in Manhattan for their marketing manager, and when I get into the business sch ...

    1 comment13 Jul 2011 -

  56. i'm a finance & marketing major, with an international business co-major. 3.65 gpa. i want to get into banking. not necessarily IBD, was hoping to get a mid-corporate banking analyst position for the summer (i'm a junior) but it didn't ...

    1 comment3 Mar 2010 -

  57. HBS case studies

    Management Consulting

    hey there. i was wondering if anyone had access to hbs case studies. i need three and would be happy if anyone could provide me with them without having to purchase them. a pm would be much appreciated. HBS case studies marketing No Yes 353629 147389 1497 ...

    27 Oct 2009 -

  58. HBS business cases

    Investment Banking

    hey there. i was wondering if anyone had access to hbs case studies. i need three and would be happy if anyone could provide me with them without having to purchase them. a pm would be much appreciated. HBS case studies marketing No Yes 353629 147389 3895 ...

    27 Oct 2009 -