Posts tagged "finance"

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 »

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 »
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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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