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  • 1. WELCOME!
    • 5 PM
  • 4th annual
  • INTERVIEWING ON WALL STREET PANEL PRESENTATION
  • ~~~~~
  • 6:30 PM
  • EQUITY SOCIETYS
  • FALL NETWORKING RECEPTION

Co-sponsored by: The Equity Society The Clay Center at VSB University Career Services Officein collaboration withthe Villanova Financial Club (VU Alumni working on Wall Street) Thursday, September 13, 2007 2. INTERVIEWING ON WALL STREET PANEL PRESENTATION

  • AGENDA
  • Welcome - Brenda Stover, The Clay Center at VSB
  • Introduction of Panel Bill Donnell, Merrill Lynch /
  • Villanova Financial Club
  • Panel Presentations
  • Q&A
  • Introduction of Reception Employers
  • Brian Cotroneo, Equity Society Co-President

3. INTERVIEWING ON WALL STREET PANEL PRESENTATION

  • Bill Donnell(VU 77)
    • Senior Vice President, Merrill Lynch Private Banking
  • George Coleman(VU 78)
    • Managing Director / Global Head Equity Sales , Credit Suisse
  • Bill Parry (VU 82)
    • Managing Director / Head of U.S. High Grade Credit Sales, Banc of America Securities
  • Matthew Baldwin (VU 06)
    • Global Markets Analyst, Banc of America Securities
  • Mairaed McCarthy(VU 06)
    • Investment Banking Analyst - Financial Institutions Group, Merrill Lynch

4. INTERVIEWING ON WALL STREET PANEL PRESENTATION George Coleman (VU 78) Managing Director / Global Head Equity Sales Credit Suisse 5. Villanova CONFIDENTIAL How to Prepare for an Interview September 2007 PRELIMINARY | SUBJECT TO FURTHER REVIEW AND EVALUATION THESE MATERIALS MAY NOT BE USED OR RELIED UPON FOR ANY PURPOSE OTHER THAN AS SPECIFICALLY CONTEMPLATED BY A WRITTEN AGREEMENT WITH CREDIT SUISSE. 6. At the Start

      • You have 30 minutes. How is it broken down?
      • Five core competencys
      • Have a view and be prepared
      • How to make a good impression

7. During the Interview

      • Interviewer will try to break the ice 2-3 minutes
        • Will look for something in common form resume
      • Will spend the next 15-20 minutes on five core competencys
        • Intellectual skills
        • Interpersonal skills
        • Motivation and work skills
        • Problem solving skills
        • Alignment with Credit Suisses Values

8. At the End

      • Will spend the last 3 -5 minutes giving candidate an opportunity to ask questions

9. Keep in Mind

      • You really do not have 30 minutes because the interviewer needs to fill out the Evaluation Form and mentally prepare for the next candidate.

10. Analyst Evaluation Form 11. Keep in Mind

    • Have a View & Be Prepared

12. Things to Have a View On

      • Interest Rates
      • Economy
      • Employment
      • Oil
      • Inflation
      • Geopolitical Situation
      • Stocks that you think would be good investments
      • Dollar
      • Volatility

13. What Do These Date Have In Common?

    • 10 - 5
    • 11-2
    • 12-7

14. You Cant Go Wrong if You Do This

      • Read Wall Street Journal:
      • Section C
        • Abreast of the markets
        • Heard on the street
        • Credit markets
      • I hear it is free!!!!!!!!!

15. Proper Decorum

  • Actions Speak Louder Than Words
      • Things to Do
        • Introduce yourself
        • SMILE
        • Shake hands
        • Maintain eye contact
        • Be CONFIDENT!
      • Things NOT to Do
        • Do Not smoke
        • Do Not chew gum
        • Do Not look at the ground

16. Dont Just Survive, Thrive

  • How to Successfully Sell Yourself
      • Speaking Points
        • Speak slowly
        • Avoid all slang
        • Avoid um and like as fillers in your sentences
        • Speak confidently but NOT arrogantly
        • Keep eye contact when speaking or listening
        • Answer the question asked
        • Be positive in all your answers
        • Market yourself
        • Dont be afraid to put it on the line - I want this job and I will work as hard as it takes to get it
      • Body Language
        • The rest of your body language can say just as much as your mouth
        • Sit up, lean forward, be engaged
        • Stand until the interviewer sits

17. Follow Through

  • Closing the Interview
      • Have questions ready for the interviewer
        • Ask about the job, the Organization, and the Organizations culture
        • DO NOT ASK ABOUT MONEY
      • Youre not done yet
        • Stand up, thank the interviewer for their time, shake hands again
        • Write a thank you letteras soon as you get home
          • Re-emphasize how nice it was to meet them and how much you want the job
          • Be extremely polite, appropriate, and nice
          • Remind the interviewer of something you discussed or mention a particularly enjoyable aspect of the conversation

18. How to Kill an Interview

  • Things Interviewers Hate
      • Being a know-it-all, over-aggressive, or overbearing
      • Condemnation of past employers
      • Bad handshake
      • Being late
      • Lack of manners
      • Bad personal appearance
      • Lack of confidence
      • Lack of involvement in school or extracurricular activities
      • Rambling answers
      • Having no questio