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
Are Company Emails and Internet Usage Traced?
What is the right way to treat work email? Everything written on email should be professional and not compromise the brand of you or your employer. This holds true across all of Corporate America - but is especially true in tier one organizations such
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
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
"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