Over at Wall Street Oasis , a blogger writing under the pseudonym Bankerella has stirred up quite a controversy by rating the suitability of men in finance for extremely busy women in investment banking. Spoiler alert: she prefers traders over all contenders. Many are written by men, who are outraged that a woman would dare rate their suitability in this way because, you know, guys never do that sort of thing. But a few are genuinely insightful. The best one asked why Bankerella limits her dating pool to people in finance.
Tips for dating on Wall Street—yep, she thinks you're a jerk
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A few weeks ago, I was talking to this girl at a bar and she asked me what I did. I told her I am a comic but I used to work on Wall Street. She said, "Thank god. Because all Wall Street guys are douchebags. I asked why she thought that and her response was, "Well, I don't really know any Wall Street guys.
Heard a story once of a guy who showed up to an interview extremely early so he could jerk one out in the bathroom I assume some form of porn was involved. Said it made him assert his dominance and feel more comfortable. I mean let's face it, if you successfully jerk off in the bathroom pre-interview, you should have no problem during the interview itself. WSO depends on everyone being able to pitch in when they know something.
As the topic suggested, what's the views on seriously dating a fellow analyst in the same group aka aiming for marriage and not some occasional hook up or random swing after a drink? What will they do if they find out? Companies are normally concerned with lawsuits that might come as a result of two people dating at the workplace, when things go sideways rumors could come up that may or may not be the truth.