Why do investment bankers drink so much?
Best that youre prepared. These guys are experts. Bankers drink to entertain clients, they drink to entertain themselves (when they have time), and they drink because its tradition. Like any group, they have ideas about the way things should be done, and, more importantly, how they should be drank.
Do investment bankers drink coffee?
Investment bankers work such long hours that many resort to chemical stimuli. Other investment bankers take Ritalin or Adderall, which are given to children with ADHD but which are stimulants for adults. But the mainstay is probably coffee, energy drinks and other concoctions containing caffeine.
How much do investment bankers sleep?
A widely-reported recent survey of first year analysts at Goldman Sachs revealed that they work on average more than 95 hours per week, and sleep around 5 hours each night. Across the industry, average investment banker hours are between 70-85 hours per week.
How do investment bankers survive?
11 survival tips for analysts and associates in investment Never ask for work. But dont get comfortable. Ask for help, but try to avoid bothering your manager. It is, sadly, really all about the team. Dont get drawn into competition with your peers. Have a clear career plan. Move around.More items •17 Feb 2017