Monthly Archives: December 2009

Happy Holidays

Here’s wishing everyone a wonderful 2010!   Stay healthy and safe!

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No Book Update Planned (outdated entry)

Update from August 2010: Actually a 2nd edition is in the works and will be available by end of 2010. See the announcement here.   A few readers of my quant career book have written to inquire whether I plan to … Continue reading

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Slow Month

December is traditionally a very slow month for the job market, for the obvious reasons: it’s almost Christmas and New Year, and people are busy planning for the holidays and shopping for gifts (and hunting for deals). So if you … Continue reading

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Most Jobs Aren’t Advertised

In most professions, the majority of available positions are not advertised. Instead, they go to insiders of the second degree, i.e., people who know people working at the companies. Employers actually prefer such candidates because they come by way of … Continue reading

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