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In this video I talk about the differences (and similarities) in investment banking and hedge fund careers. I cover areas including top firms, breaking in, salaries, work/life balance, the nature of the work, progression and exit opportunities, and more.

TIMESTAMPS:
00:00 – Intro
01:03 – Top investment banks and hedge funds
01:36 – How easy is it to break in
02:57 – Nature of the work, fees and grunt work
06:22 – Commercial awareness (sponsor: Noa (News Over Audio))
08:16 – Base salaries and bonuses
10:23 – Hours and work/life balance
11:25 – Progression and exit opportunities
14:16 – My personal advice

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ABOUT ME:
Hey! I’m Afzal Hussein. I make videos on banking and finance, careers, productivity and lifestyle. I’m also building Simpley (a marketplace for career advice), and I teach on Skillshare. Before all of this I started my career working at an investment bank called Goldman Sachs. Hit the various links above to find out more about me. Thanks for passing by!

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