Life Work Balance

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    One Bourbon, One Scotch, and One Beer, for $8,000

    The New York Sun explores the refined palettes of hedge fund managers who are trying too hard to get wasted, while DealBook muses on whether an alcohol downgrade is necessary in these troubled times. Hedge fund managers may love their $4,800 cognac, but we’re thinking hedglings still prefer the best kept alcoholic secret in Manhattan […]

    / Aug 2, 2007 at 11:40 AM
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    Can’t buy me love

    According to a recent study in the Journal of Socio-Economics, the “happiness” of not spending your life at a bank can almost equal those gargantuan bonuses that were paid out this year (or the ones analysts are about to receive). The University of London study run by social economist Nattavudh Powdthavee surveyed 10,000 Britons and […]

    / Jun 20, 2007 at 3:00 PM
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    Breaking News: You can’t leave finance

    Blame it on the rain (without the messy suicidal trappings of Rob or Fab) or the bleak Monday morning realization that it isn’t a short week and that your bosses still haven’t checked out for the summer and that you actually have work to do – but as it turns out you’re stuck in finance. […]

    / Jun 4, 2007 at 9:20 AM
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    It’s not an IB analyst!

    The Guinness world record for sleep deprivation has been broken and to the complete shock of anyone who’s worked in IB, the record breaker is not an analyst. Some random guy from Cornwall (Tony Wright) managed to stay awake for 11 days and nights. His recount, from the BBC: During the record attempt, Mr Wright […]

    / May 25, 2007 at 10:31 AM
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    Stop Being So Slutty At Work (Or Stop Being So Worky)

    Remember when Forbes.com warned you to stay away from marrying a career women? Well, it seems they’ve now decided to rectify this error against sexual egalitarianism—by advising women how to avoid paying too much attention to their careers. That may not be the explicit theme of the series of articles Forbes.com is running under the […]

    / Mar 19, 2007 at 4:40 PM

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