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by Sprinter
August 24th, 2014, 3:24 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Internal vs External Job Application
Replies: 56
Views: 9566

Internal vs External Job Application

<t> Hello darkness, my old friend, I've come to talk with you again, Because a vision softly creeping, Left its seeds while I was sleeping, And the vision that was planted in my brain Still remains Within the sound of silence. In restless dreams I walked alone Narrow streets of cobblestone, 'Neath t...
by Sprinter
August 23rd, 2014, 8:50 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Internal vs External Job Application
Replies: 56
Views: 9566

Internal vs External Job Application

<t>programmers call it a bug a bug in your head doctors call it paranoia you want more examples you name it. your manager who is really a manager climbing up the greesy pole do you think he will go so low to tinkle you behind you you having left and moved internally within the same organization cont...
by Sprinter
July 24th, 2014, 2:28 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Internal vs External Job Application
Replies: 56
Views: 9566

Internal vs External Job Application

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: ashkarI dont advise anyone to go on a bankwide job search ... try in all teams trading, structuring, dev, quant, middle office etc etc anything will do approach (like you).I only think about applying to jobs which makes sense given my experience and network which means ...
by Sprinter
July 24th, 2014, 1:00 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Internal vs External Job Application
Replies: 56
Views: 9566

Internal vs External Job Application

<t>do you know how hard it is to find a slot in a team without advertisement. are you advising to network bankwide asking for opportunities making a fool of yourself and your manager. you can only apply for jobs advertised unless you are close to the team work wise. your manager will be the first to...
by Sprinter
July 24th, 2014, 5:52 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Internal vs External Job Application
Replies: 56
Views: 9566

Internal vs External Job Application

<t>the point was to help you out on your query not to address your question in an examination setting to be graded and assessed by you. if you are so particular about the replies to your questions you are better seeking professional advice rather than posting here at the forum free for everyone to e...
by Sprinter
July 23rd, 2014, 2:07 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Internal vs External Job Application
Replies: 56
Views: 9566

Internal vs External Job Application

<t>once you see a job advertised you can easily find the hiring manager on the address book. you can make an official application though getting time from the hiring manager to have a brief conversation will place you better. its the hiring manager after all who is hiring and will make the decision....
by Sprinter
July 16th, 2014, 6:22 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Internal vs External Job Application
Replies: 56
Views: 9566

Internal vs External Job Application

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: bearishQuoteOriginally posted by: Sprinterwhen you apply internally the first point of contact for the prospective manager is your current manager and how has your last performance appraisal been. If your current manager is happy with you and is willing to let go of you...
by Sprinter
July 15th, 2014, 12:08 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Internal vs External Job Application
Replies: 56
Views: 9566

Internal vs External Job Application

<t>when you apply internally the first point of contact for the prospective manager is your current manager and how has your last performance appraisal been. If your current manager is happy with you and is willing to let go of you are fine else you will keep applying and you will never know the mys...
by Sprinter
July 4th, 2014, 6:18 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: the big secret that the US economy is not doing all that well
Replies: 9
Views: 8231

the big secret that the US economy is not doing all that well

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: farmerDo you think you are the only person who realizes the US economy is not doing all that well? Like hey, all these crazy idiots are acting like it is humming along, but I am going to trade against them because I know better?This Mt. Gox thing has been interesting. B...
by Sprinter
June 25th, 2014, 8:02 am
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: The case for healing an economy with deflation?
Replies: 7
Views: 5950

The case for healing an economy with deflation?

<t>you don't seem to believe in the economic theories researched and developed over the past centuries. if easing proceeds contraction deflation is unlikely. economic sentiment is not driven by items such as a pair of sunglasses. there are capital investments investment in raw materials for inventor...
by Sprinter
June 18th, 2014, 9:07 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: cqf graduate not finding a job
Replies: 53
Views: 12390

cqf graduate not finding a job

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: access1nashQuoteOriginally posted by: ashkarQuoteOriginally posted by: SprinterQuoteOriginally posted by: neuroguyholy smokes. This is literally making my eyes bleed.C'mon guys. This sprinter dude must be a troll.what I am writing is with months of intensive job search....
by Sprinter
June 18th, 2014, 7:29 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: cqf graduate not finding a job
Replies: 53
Views: 12390

cqf graduate not finding a job

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: neuroguyholy smokes. This is literally making my eyes bleed.C'mon guys. This sprinter dude must be a troll.what I am writing is with months of intensive job search. I don't know if quantitative to you means developing mean variance and asset allocation models in spreads...
by Sprinter
June 17th, 2014, 11:11 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: cqf graduate not finding a job
Replies: 53
Views: 12390

cqf graduate not finding a job

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Marco72QuoteOriginally posted by: Sprinterare you serious or are you joking. after series of posts and my mentioning several times you are asking the same question again. I just wrote in an earlier post core quant analyst positions are usually reserved for phds from top...
by Sprinter
June 17th, 2014, 7:35 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: cqf graduate not finding a job
Replies: 53
Views: 12390

cqf graduate not finding a job

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Marco72Sprinter: it's not clear what kind of jobs you have been looking for, but given that you post in this forum and mention the CQF, it's fair to assume you are looking for a position as a quant, rather than as a developer or actuary. If that's the case, how is anyon...
by Sprinter
June 17th, 2014, 7:10 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: cqf graduate not finding a job
Replies: 53
Views: 12390

cqf graduate not finding a job

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: bearishJust a couple of random observations. First, Dominic says that your resume is shit not because you are lacking in credentials, but rather because with your claimed credentials you ought to at least get some interviews. Thus, the way your credentials are presented...
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