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+107 Ghosted? You will have the last laugh... JOB 22 2d
+103 Crypto Bros Get Owned INV 47 10h
+100 Thankful for WSO SCSS 10 1d
+95 Let's talk cologne! FASH 67 7h
+83 Developer Carry/Promote RE 38 25m
+72 How much do ~average~ software engineers *actually* make? OFF 75 25m
+62 What good does private equity bring to the world ? PE 30 18m
+61 Will EBs eventually go out of business? IB 56 3h
+59 Net Worth and Age? OFF 107 4s
+58 Credit Suisse - honest assessment IB 21 57m
+55 Jefferies vs RBC vs DB vs Houlihan Lokey IB 66 18h
+53 Associate trying to get me fired - imminent resolution needed IB 38 3h
+47 Dealing with Uncertainty / Burnout as a First Year Associate PE 15 1h
+44 Lazard and Jefferies A&D Groups IB 10 47m
+43 What are these CVP perks? IB 40 3s
+43 How to become a rainmaker analyst? IB 18 10h
+41 Development to REPE - Feasible? RE 14 2d
+34 Working Directly for Principal - will learn/build relationship or based on below not really? RE 29 3d
+33 I was rejected to Oxford, now I need advice. BSCH 28 1d
+33 The morning after I killed myself - investment banking analyst version IB 3 2d
+33 S&T Trading vs. Entry-Level AM JOB 14 21h
+32 Thoughts on adoption? OFF 9 3d
+30 Is Restructuring Dead Right Now? IB 38 4h
+30 WSO's Black Friday Sale: $100 Off Our Elite Modeling Package (20% Discount) IB 5 4m
+30 why don't more people live with their parents and try and start their own business OFF 21 1h
+29 How do you like to smell? FASH 16 16h
+28 HF Recruiting - Am I being played? HF 30 20h
+27 Should I move to Chicago? OFF 16 1d
+27 Negotiating Carry on the LP Side RE 15 2d
+27 Weirdest Recruiter Story IB 7 29m
+26 1 Hour Commute Experience IB 17 2d
+26 What is everyone's daily morning/evening routine like? IB 5 31m
+25 How much “modeling” do you actually do? RE 23 2d
+25 Pathway to being a good swaps trader TR 3 21h
+25 Computer Science is Paradise IB 3 1h
+24 Have you ever had a moment in your life that served as a wake up call? OFF 12 23h
+23 Path to C-Suite IB 17 22h
+22 I'm Not Leaving | The Daily Peel | 11/23/21 INV 1 6d
+22 The New Shopping Craze | The Daily Peel | 11/24/21 INV 1 5d
+22 Stop The Sugar | The Daily Peel | 11/26/21 INV 1 3d
+22 Moving to Lower COL Area to Ramp Up Savings? For Dev Associate Gig RE 4 1d
+22 This Again? | The Daily Peel | 11/29/21 INV 0 0 sec
+21 How long before uni name doesn’t matter? BSCH 14 3d
+21 TQQQ -- Shorting Puts (Options) INV 1 18s
+20 Working in AM as a digital nomad AM 11 1d
+20 Explaining Blindside Resignation JOB 6 3h
+19 Profile Evaluation - MSc Finance BSCH 12 1d
+19 HSW 2+2 Profile Review BSCH 8 3d
+19 Post-MBA Bankers - What's the plan IB 28 2h
+19 IU Kelley Transfer Prospects IB 7 4h
+19 Deciding between Cities - Need Help OFF 25 1d
+19 How do top financial executives like Larry Fink have less net worth than Warren Buffet, Charlie Munger, and even less than people like Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos ? OFF 5 1d
+19 What was the worst pain you have ever felt? OFF 12 24m
+18 Is Public Finance that bad? IB 19 18h
+18 JD -> IB associate IB 9 5d
+18 Help Deciding On Job Offer RE 5 1d
+18 Yield Farming with Crypto? INV 21 56m
+17 Very Serious: Does anyone want to start a record label? OFF 13 5d
+17 Profits Interest PE 7 1h
+16 Let's talk yachts OFF 16 2h
+16 When does pay get good? What makes pay good? AM 2 1d
+16 Adam Neumann - Smooth as Butter OFF 10 20h
+15 Investing in real estate with interest rates going up? RE 6 5d
+15 From BigLaw to MBA: Should I Do it and What are My Chances? BSCH 6 1h
+15 Is the common view of financial risk completely wrong? HF 20 2m
+15 How important is LinkedIn? RE 12 1h
+14 REPE Funds with diversified fund lines RE 6 3d
+14 Need guidance, want to present $50-200MM investment opportunity RE 7 1h
+14 London IB Salary IB 28 1d
+14 Background check JOB 4 3d
+14 Is a MSRE worth it? $50k Georgetown MSRE vs $1k ACRE Accelerator RE 5 3h
+13 Delete delete delete JOB 2 6d
+13 Private Credit/DL Landscape PE 10 3h
+13 Building out / maintaining client relationships? ER 1 3d
+13 Internship offer decision -- BO vs FLDP JOB 3 5h
+12 Anonymous Off Topic Has Come to an End OFF 8 4d
+12 GMAT PREP BSCH 1 6d
+12 Profile evaluation for MSF BSCH 7 5d
+12 Help Choosing Between Two FLDP Offers CF 5 5h
+12 Top Bucket Tech IB Analyst Starting Blog on IB Experience - Welcome Any Questions, Tips, Etc. IB 1 5d
+12 ER vs RE/Private Markets ER 1 3d
+12 Trying to decide between GS Ayco and Deloitte (Summer 2022) JOB 7 16h
+12 Non-Western Ivey HBA Applicant; Should I even bother? JOB 5 1d
+12 Equity Research at Bloomberg? ER 2 35s
+12 Comp progress at PIMCO + promotion AM 0 14h
+12 Hedge fund vs. Big Bank offer for quantitative finance internship HF 2 3h
+12 Am I Underpaid? RE 3 1m
+11 Are members' clubs a must to succeed in IB in London? JOB 12 1d
+11 FT Job Decision: BlackRock or Wellington Management JOB 6 2d
+11 NYC Vs LONDON IB 6 5d
+11 IBD boutique vs. £3bn quant HF JOB 1 5d
+11 Mfin profile evaluation BSCH 4 4d
+11 Brain teasers JOB 11 10h
+11 How to value properties overseas - DCF (?) PE 8 1d
+11 Business School (HSW 2+2)? BSCH 2 1h
+11 Associate...pivot to Prop Tech? How hard is it? RE 3 4h
+11 Calculating Occupancy Rates - Confusion RE 8 12h
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Career Advancement Opportunities

November 2021 Investment Banking

  • Lazard Middle Market (= =) 99.6%
  • Evercore (= =) 99.3%
  • Robert W. Baird & Co. (▲03) 98.9%
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch (▲03) 98.6%
  • PJT Partners (▽01) 98.2%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

November 2021 Investment Banking

  • Robert W. Baird & Co. (▲02) 99.6%
  • Evercore (▽01) 99.3%
  • PJT Partners (▽01) 98.9%
  • Rothschild (▲08) 98.5%
  • Lazard Middle Market (▽01) 98.2%

Professional Growth Opportunities

November 2021 Private Equity

  • The Riverside Company 99.3%
  • Blackstone Group 98.7%
  • Warburg Pincus 98.0%
  • Bain Capital 97.4%
  • Apollo Global Management 96.7%

Total Avg Compensation

November 2021 Hedge Fund

  • Vice President (20) $488
  • Director/MD (10) $359
  • NA (5) $306
  • Portfolio Manager (7) $297
  • 3rd+ Year Associate (21) $288
  • Manager (4) $282
  • 2nd Year Associate (28) $241
  • Engineer/Quant (52) $238
  • 1st Year Associate (64) $187
  • Analysts (195) $166
  • Intern/Summer Associate (17) $122
  • Junior Trader (5) $102
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (215) $82