Getting a Job in Hedge Funds: An Inside Look at How Funds Hire

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John Wiley & Sons, May 2, 2008 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
Getting a Job in Hedge Funds offers targeted advice for those looking to break into the hedge fund business. With this book, you’ll learn where hedge funds traditionally look for new candidates, what sort of experience is needed to set yourself up for a position, and what can be done to improve your chances of getting into a hedge fund. If you’re seriously considering a career in hedge funds, this book can help you secure a position in this profitable field.
 

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Contents

An Inside Look at How Funds Hire Chapter I GETTING STARTED
1
An Inside Look at How Funds Hire Chapter II OUT OF UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOL
17
An Inside Look at How Funds Hire Chapter III PREMBA
23
An Inside Look at How Funds Hire Chapter IV OUT OF BUSINESS SCHOOL
49
An Inside Look at How Funds Hire Chapter V GETTING IN LATER IN YOUR CAREER
59
An Inside Look at How Funds Hire Chapter VI FUND MARKETING
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An Inside Look at How Funds Hire Chapter VII RISK MANAGEMENT
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An Inside Look at How Funds Hire Chapter VIII OPERATIONS
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An Inside Look at How Funds Hire Chapter X FUND OF HEDGE FUNDS
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An Inside Look at How Funds Hire Chapter XI THE RESUME
127
An Inside Look at How Funds Hire Chapter XII THE INTERVIEW
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An Inside Look at How Funds Hire Chapter XIII COMPENSATION
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An Inside Look at How Funds Hire Chapter XIV WORKING WITH A RECRUITER
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An Inside Look at How Funds Hire Appendix A RESOURCES
153
An Inside Look at How Funds Hire Appendix B SAMPLE RESUMES
161
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An Inside Look at How Funds Hire Chapter IX ACCOUNTING
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Adam Zoia is founder and Managing Partner of Glocap and runs the firm's hedge fund practice. He has been actively recruiting hedge fund and private equity professionals for more than a decade. Zoia is a frequent speaker at conferences and business schools, and has appeared on numerous occasions in mainstream media, including CNN, CNBC and the New York Times, as an expert on hiring trends and hedge fund compensation.

Aaron Finkel is Vice President and Head of Publications at Glocap. He has seventeen years of experience in financial journalism including eleven with Institutional Investor. He is also coauthor of The Glocap Guide to Getting a Job in Private Equity and coordinates the research and production of Glocap's Private Equity and Hedge Fund Compensation Reports.

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