How to get ahead without giving head? The following tips are courtesy of Houlihan Lokey Chief Executive Jeffrey Werbalowsky, who takes job applicants on dates.
1. Get an MBA
2. "Don't smoke. It's stupid," Werbolowsky says, "It's self destructive and it shows a lack of discipline."
Werbalowsky suggests developing a "huge curiosity" to show your superiors you're passionate about what you do. "There are so many different things that are thrown at you," he said. "It's important for you to be able to say, 'let me learn about pig farming. Let me learn about steel manufacturing,'" when working on a deal.