Lateral Hire

Leveraging Language Skills to Get Ahead

Leveraging Language Skills to Get Ahead

Know a second language? Want to utilize that to get your dream job besides putting it at the bottom of your resume? This week, we interviewed a person who was able to not only do just that but also use it to skip investment banking and go straight into corporate development with only a finance / corporate planning background. 

Low GPA and Non-Finance Major? No Problem!

Low GPA and Non-Finance Major? No Problem!

Low GPA? Not a finance major? No problem! Through speaking with numerous students over the past few years, many students worry about either their GPA being too low or major not being in business or finance. This week, we interviewed a student who was able to land an investment banking internship and full-time position despite starting off with a low GPA and being part of a pre-med program. Fast-forward a few years, he now works in an European bulge bracket firm.