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Junior Investment Banker Guide to Office Politics

Office Politics in Investment Banking A few years back when Facebook was popular and their share price was soaring, they printed money off of ads for clickbait articles from Elite Daily or some other toxic millennial digital rag. One of the common tropes was 120% of people who work in finance

Signs You Are Not Doing A Good Job And/Or Getting Fired

How do you know you are doing a bad job? Sometimes management will pull you into a room and just tell you - however, rarely are interactions so direct in Corporate America and usually by the time that happens it is too late to effect reasonable change. Best to read

Resigning From Your Job

What a marvelous day! The day that you leave your Blackberry/Corporate iPhone and can be relatively assured that your vacations or weekend rave plans (woohoo! Electric Zoo!) will no longer be curtailed by the corporate machine. And now, you get to tell people that you work in private. Equity. The remnants of the

Getting Fired as an Investment Banking Analyst

Every year, a bunch of fledgling investment banking analysts worry that they will underperform on the job. And we recently wrote about how you can get fired in an investment bank. "If I can't spread comps will I get fired from investment banking?" "I'm worried that everyone who is working with me

Fired from Investment Banking

"Oh did you hear about Vincent in equity derivatives? He was fired in October." But fired can be fairly ambiguous outside of knowing that someone has left the firm. At investment banks, fired usually means one of four things. No promotion/bad bonus Asked to leave/counselled out Termination without cause Termination with cause No