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by migalley
June 21st, 2005, 1:56 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: base salary for associate
Replies: 28
Views: 148901

base salary for associate

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DCFCI think you have to divide people with MBAs into two groups.It is known that MBAs enjoy notably bigger salaries than non-MBAs.However, the market has adjusted and as we all know, higher prices push for higher supply, and that is just what has happened.Thus the premi...
by migalley
June 21st, 2005, 1:48 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: How Real Is Age Discrimination In "Quant-Land"?
Replies: 31
Views: 146710

How Real Is Age Discrimination In "Quant-Land"?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DCFCGiven that it's illegal in many countries, and most firms have some wooly "embracing diversity" policy, I'd be surprised to see much in the way of explicit bias.We do see job specifications where they say 3-5 years experience. Is that discrimination ?A question that...
by migalley
June 21st, 2005, 1:26 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: No thank you for you
Replies: 37
Views: 147332

No thank you for you

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoe>>>even though I have tried for 12 years to get into financeThat's a looonnngggggg time to keep trying to get into something. Maybe God was trying to tell you something?Yep, maybe he is, but as I'm a deaf atheist, I won't be listening, unless that is he strikes...
by migalley
June 21st, 2005, 11:34 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: How Real Is Age Discrimination In "Quant-Land"?
Replies: 31
Views: 146710

How Real Is Age Discrimination In "Quant-Land"?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: SierpinskyJanitorshooting rampage.... always works!I think that impaling them would focus their minds better. With a shooting rampage, some of them would have a quick exit, but impaling (properly done) would ensure a slow and lingering death. hehehe! I'm sure that almos...
by migalley
June 21st, 2005, 9:41 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: No thank you for you
Replies: 37
Views: 147332

No thank you for you

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: farmerQuoteOriginally posted by: migalleyIf that lawyer is $200/hour, maybe I should have become a lawyer instead. Seems an easier way to make money than all this finance stuff You're another one, then.Like I said in a thread on gambling, if you simply love to play game...
by migalley
June 21st, 2005, 9:02 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: No thank you for you
Replies: 37
Views: 147332

No thank you for you

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: NeigeMG, you understood what I was trying to say. I'm not mad at rejections, I was only complaining about the courtesy to reply, that's all. However, in all fairness Bear Stearns today finally replied (after two my emails)that they are interviewing other candidats befor...
by migalley
June 20th, 2005, 12:17 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: No thank you for you
Replies: 37
Views: 147332

No thank you for you

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: farmerQuoteOriginally posted by: NeigeOne is told to make sure to write a "thank you" note ater his interview to show that he appreciates the time people took to interview him. Fair enough, I do appreciate that, and do write those emails sincerely.I've never interviewed...
by migalley
June 14th, 2005, 2:18 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Optiver
Replies: 16
Views: 199742

Optiver

I can't say about the number of people interviewed, but I can state that I passed their blasted test, and then they were about to interview me, and they backed down at the last moment.So a complete waste of an afternoon doing their test.
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