Pros: free lunches
Cons: short breaks
There was no typical day at work here which made it interesting. I learned about dedication, diligence, attention to detail, coaching, tax, mergers and acquisitions, running a deal, client service, camaraderie, and a lot about mistakes and what not to do. Management seemed disjointed and it was difficult to determine a clear path to progression and the rationale behind certain decisions in an economically uncertain time. My co-workers were the best part of the job and what made it an enjoyable learning experience. The hardest part of the job was seeing a number of people come and go, delegating and managing everyone's time given various projects and scheduling/budget constraints, understanding whether there were any other opportunities available within the firm, and understanding compensation/bonus/promotion/utilization metrics.