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. 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.
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. 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.
Most of my friends who are still in the industry said the article told their story well. 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. I was fast asleep when I heard a crash.
Investment bankers enjoy a glamorous image in modern dating world. They are supposed to be smart, well-groomed and rich enough to afford many luxuries. Even though the reality may have turned out grayer with many investment bankers bearing the brunt of the recent recession, they are still among the most coveted of partners when it comes to dating. Living it up The best part of dating an investment banker is of course that you will be taken out in style.
See, the way things have gone for bankers of late, I feel a bit like I stepped out with Satan. "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. The attitude and personality that makes for a successful banker are antithetical to the traits I look for in a partner.
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. but have never even considered dating a banker. This is not because female bankers are bad / unattractive (although this one is frequently true. Between Excel marathons and 3 a.
Earlier this week we brought you a well researched ranking from a Wall Street woman just trying to find her Wall Street man. 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.