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by DevonFangs
March 6th, 2015, 9:21 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Maximizing compensation
Replies: 14
Views: 4814

Maximizing compensation

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: boldFor the past 3+ years I've worked as Electronic Trading Developer on a top-tier IB in the City.I like what I do but not happy with my comp.What is the best way to get the highest paying job on the market? Which areas are popular nowadays? Systematic trading? Data Sc...
by DevonFangs
March 4th, 2015, 3:33 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Leave or Stay
Replies: 35
Views: 10125

Leave or Stay

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: psibladeZXQuoteOriginally posted by: ThinkDifferentQuoteOriginally posted by: DevonFangsQuoteOriginally posted by: punkfanatic3000Yes in Model Val. The problem is a lot about discussion on process rather than getting things done.my guess is BofAit's not that bad over he...
by DevonFangs
March 2nd, 2015, 2:29 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Winton Capital Interview
Replies: 5
Views: 4366

Winton Capital Interview

QuoteOriginally posted by: lqiiaunthe phone interview was nothing technical, just walking through my resume. Received a research exercise after interview.nice, how's that?
by DevonFangs
March 2nd, 2015, 7:13 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Leave or Stay
Replies: 35
Views: 10125

Leave or Stay

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: overkill112358Are there some typical values for the expectation/stdev of the transition time Associate->VP->D->MD? Clearly, the titles are not unique within banks, but you know what I mean. Would it be fair to say that one could expect to spend 2-3 years for the first t...
by DevonFangs
February 27th, 2015, 10:02 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Leave or Stay
Replies: 35
Views: 10125

Leave or Stay

QuoteOriginally posted by: DominicConnorWe have to add in to the mix, how easy/hard it is to get to various levels like director in different departments in different banks.easier in risk, as far as I see here
by DevonFangs
February 26th, 2015, 11:05 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stephen Hawking
Replies: 112
Views: 20383

Stephen Hawking

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: ExSanHow Stephen Hawking, diagnosed with ALS decades ago, is still alivewhat about if he had not been that smart?how many patients with the same disease had been condemned to die, long time ago ?why did they not receive the same treatment? does UK 's healthcare play dic...
by DevonFangs
February 23rd, 2015, 8:41 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Leave or Stay
Replies: 35
Views: 10125

Leave or Stay

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: overkill112358QuoteOriginally posted by: bearishQuoteOriginally posted by: overkill112358I guess you ThinkDifferent and DevonFangs speak out of experience. If one is currently working in FO being paid no more than in a MV role, what's the point of stying unless one is t...
by DevonFangs
February 23rd, 2015, 2:49 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: Nice Numbers
Replies: 33
Views: 33415

Nice Numbers

QuoteOriginally posted by: ExSanSMBC EDIT mildly NSFW
by DevonFangs
February 23rd, 2015, 2:48 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Oscars
Replies: 73
Views: 81683

Oscars

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: rmaxQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuote"Birdman'' won best picture at this year's Academy Awards. Eddie Redmayne won best actor for "The Theory of Everything,'' Julianne Moore won best actress for "Still Alice'' and supporting-acting honours went to JK Simmons for "...
by DevonFangs
February 19th, 2015, 7:56 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: RIP
Replies: 1547
Views: 54681

RIP

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperNYC financial analyst, married to JP Morgan exec, dies of exposure during s...
by DevonFangs
February 19th, 2015, 7:51 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Offer Choice
Replies: 20
Views: 6622

Offer Choice

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: HansiQuoteOriginally posted by: QuantOptionQuoteOriginally posted by: ThinkDifferent..., but it must be boring as hell......boring? how much spare time do you actually have? zero over the week + if you have familly add zero to it over the weekend :)Agreed, I live in zon...
by DevonFangs
February 18th, 2015, 11:27 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Italy, land of trash.
Replies: 555
Views: 94790

Italy, land of trash.

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteQuesto Blog ha lo scopo di alimentare un dibattito che ci auguriamo posso accrescere anche la nostra e la vostra cultura finanziaria, per colmare il gap che ci differenzia dal mondo anglosassone e per poi far prevalere la nostra creatività e genialità tip...
by DevonFangs
February 18th, 2015, 7:17 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Offer Choice
Replies: 20
Views: 6622

Offer Choice

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DevonFangsQuoteOriginally posted by: kgwr21Hi Folks,I have two offers: 1. BoA in NYC, model validation/model risk mgmt. The job is to validate some inhouse or third party models(MSCI Wealthbench, Barra, etc): portfolio optimization(Mean Variance, Black Litterman, Risk P...
by DevonFangs
February 18th, 2015, 7:15 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Offer Choice
Replies: 20
Views: 6622

Offer Choice

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: kgwr21Hi Folks,I have two offers: 1. BoA in NYC, model validation/model risk mgmt. The job is to validate some inhouse or third party models(MSCI Wealthbench, Barra, etc): portfolio optimization(Mean Variance, Black Litterman, Risk Parity), CAPM, Factor model, MC Simula...
by DevonFangs
February 17th, 2015, 8:43 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Quant job posting - where are the quants?
Replies: 16
Views: 5253

Quant job posting - where are the quants?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: sangerIn my personal experience, 90% of my interviews have been arranged after an initial conversation/application via linkedin or efinancialcareers. And around half of the initial interviews were with the external recruiters/staffing agencies. However, I am talking abo...
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