Getting a Job in Private Equity: Behind the Scenes Insight Into How Private Equity Funds Hire
An inside look at how to navigate the difficult private equity hiring path from the experts at Glocap Search Landing a job in the private equity arena isn't easy. Competition is tough, and the standards are very high. With Getting a Job in Private Equity as their guide, readers--whether they're undergrads, pre-MBAs, current MBAs, or those with several years of experience--will discover what it takes to get their foot in the door. This reliable resource offers a unique perspective into how the private equity hiring process works and provides valuable insights into the skills and degrees demanded by hiring firms, what they ask in interviews, and the best path to take to build a long-term career. In addition to Glocap's own guidance, there are more than two dozen case studies of actual job candidates who successfully secured positions in private equity. In these firsthand accounts, candidates describe their backgrounds, what worked for them, what didn't, and how they prepared for interviews. Sample resumes and advice from senior private equity executives are also presented.
Brian Korb (New York, NY) helped cofound Glocap Search and is currently Head of the Private Equity Practice. Aaron Finkel (New York, NY) is Vice President and Head of Publications at Glocap. He coauthored Glocap's Getting a Job in Hedge Funds (978-0-470-22648-3), from Wiley.