Junior bankers don't have a great reputation as dates. If you're a junior banker and you'll be spending Valentine's Day with a PowerPoint instead of a paramour, you won't be the only one. The bad. See, the way things have gone for bankers of late, I feel a bit like I stepped out with Satan.
I was fast asleep when I heard a crash. Junior bankers don't have a great reputation as dates. You may have read that blog by someone who dated a banker for years and finally gave. The bad news is that most junior bankers are single.
In recent years, hit hard by the financial downturn, investment bankers and those who date them have seen hard times not only on their pocketbooks but in their relationships. And that is why WSO user King Kong, an investment banker and self proclaimed " Life and Dating Coach" (it's a hobby — he works mostly with. The women who started DABA noticed their romantic relationships with investment bankers and traders tanked with the economy.
Earlier this week we brought you a well researched ranking from a Wall Street woman just trying to find her Wall Street man. Of all the guys in the industry, she determined, traders are the best. Her words definitely caused quite a stir. And that is why WSO user King Kong, an investment banker and self proclaimed "Life and Dating Coach" it's a hobby — he works mostly with fellow Asian investment bankerswrote his own post as a response.
Recently, this email came in to the blog: "My boyfriend of two years has just started as a graduate in a major bank, and I've found it difficult to understand his new life. "When I read the interview on the blog with the banker's wife it was like reading a very possible – but nightmarish – scenario of my future. I don't. Investment bankers enjoy a glamorous image in modern dating world.
Most of my friends who are still in the industry said the article told their story well. but have never even considered dating a banker. This is not because female bankers are bad / unattractive (although this one is frequently true. The attitude and personality that makes for a successful banker are antithetical to the traits I look for in a partner.
There's the rude email cover letter from an investment manager begging for a second date, the alleged stalking bank analyst and the finance guy's spreadsheet comparing his online dating prospectsjust to name a few of the more recent ones. Of course, it's bad to judge based on stereotypes, and I'm sure there are a ton of investment bankers who aren't lying, cheating pigs only out for.
But as Heidi Moore explains, the company's dating rules may be a Every banker on Wall Street believes he works in a meritocracy, but no.