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Best books to find a job in finance

There are some great resources to help find a job on Wall Street, with hedge funds or investment advisors. Here are some of the best.

Dec 09, 2011 - - 64
Monkey Business: Swinging Through the Wall Stre...

As eager-beaver business school students, Rolfe and Troob garnered job offers as junior associates at the elite Wall Street investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, lured by dreams of wealth, glamour and power. Readers whose fascination with Wall Street shenanigans has been fueled by Michael Lewis's Liar's Poker will find this thorough rundown of an investment bank associate's daily routine sobering.

Dec 09, 2011 - - 67
"Headhunter" Hiring Secrets: The Rules of the H...

2012 is upon us and job hunting is the most brutal it has ever been!! In "Headhunter" Hiring Secrets, discover how to use the secrets of headhunters to turn your job search into a job found! (New: The "Headhunter" Hiring Secrets Application Workbook, now available on, walks you through every step of the process.)

Dec 09, 2011 - - 68
Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 3.0: How to...

This new Third Edition features the latest job-hunting strategies for the Information Age. You'll discover key techniques to reach hiring managers at the employers you want to work for most.

Dec 09, 2011 - - 61
The Wall Street Professional's Survival Guide

This is the only complete, up-to-date, and practical guide for financial industry professionals seeking new or better jobs in today's brutally competitive environment. Author Roy Cohen spent more than 10 years providing outplacement services to Goldman Sachs' employees. In this book, he shares finance-specific job-hunting insights you simply won't find anywhere else!

Dec 09, 2011 - - 59
Best Practices for Equity Research Analysts

Praise for Best Practices for Equity Research Analysts: "Jim Valentine has taken his decades of experience as a highly successful security analyst and written an effective and comprehensive guide to doing the job right. I only wish I had this book by my side throughout my career." -- Byron R.

Dec 09, 2011 - - 55
How to Get a Job on Wall Street: Proven Ways to...

SCOTT HOOVER is an associate professor of finance at Washington and Lee University. He teaches a variety of finance courses, including corporate finance, multinational corporate finance, investments, and real estate finance. Hoover served for eight years as advisor to the Williams Investment Society. He lives in Lexington, VA.

Dec 09, 2011 - - 67
Money Mavericks: Confessions of a Hedge Fund Ma...

"Gives an insight into the private struggles behind the slick fa├žade of hedge funds." Hedge Funds Review, August 2010