Posts tagged "finance"

Especially for women fixers, Uber culture is unfixable

Especially for women fixers, Uber culture is unfixable
In my dream world (cue the excellent Midnight Oil tune), Uber as we know it is completely dissolved: Cash raised (or what remains of the last round of financing after all those unsustainable rider subsidies and shitty bro-out parties) is returned to stakeholders, Arianna Huffington goes back to focusing on naps, Engineers and technology go to Lyft,... Read more »

Job Hunting Sucks, or A Tale of the Most Inept Admin of All Time

Now that I’m firmly entrenched in a different job and industry, I have to share this hellacious recruiting experience from about this time last year. I was interviewing with an asset manager in DC for an equity analyst position. A full year has passed and I still cannot believe this happened. I find it all... Read more »

The Guy Running @GSElevator is a Douchebag

But the twitter account, even if it is full of uncredited quotes and run by a douchebag, is still pretty damn funny. Give credit where it is due. Yesterday this happened, in roughly this order: I’m so hungover that my thoughts sound like Sylvester Stallone. — Mike Drucker (@MikeDrucker) April 6, 2013   And then…... Read more »
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Is there be Alchemy at Davos?

Not sure what to make of this Paulo Coelho tweet from the World Economic Forum at Davos recently:   1) Why is Paulo Coelho a regular at Davos? Are there dreams and Personal Stories and omens and pet rocks to be found there? 2) If so, can I get on the list? 3) Is it... Read more »

Some goon is trying to patent a formula to calculate incremental ROICs.

Via a coworker: Some goon is trying to patent a formula to calculate incremental ROICs. http://www.freepatentsonline.com/20060095352.pdf For those in the know, this is laughable. For those soon-to-be in the know, ROIC stands for Return On Invested Capital, a frequently used formula with quite a few different ways to calculate it actually.  One common method is... Read more »

John S from San Jose gives Goldman Sachs & Capitalism a 1-star review on Yelp

John S from San Jose gives Goldman Sachs & Capitalism a 1-star review on Yelp
John S from San Jose gives Goldman Sachs and Capitalism 1-star review on Yelp (via @goldmansuchs): I came here to apply for a job, I guess this is not America and noone goes job hunting door to door anymore. I came here on a Tuesday afternoon, had my trunk searched to get into the garage and... Read more »
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