Fast paced, exciting industry. Intelligent, dynamic people and fascinating companies.
Executive Assistant III (Current Employee) – San Francisco, CA – January 5, 2016
Fast paced, exciting industry. Intelligent, dynamic people and fascinating companies. Intense workload and expeditious demand paired with long hours. Stability but marginal opportunities for advancement.
Horrendous management and nickel and dime culture explains below market rate compensation
Associate (Former Employee) – Portland, OR – December 2, 2013
Horrendous management and nickel and dime culture explains below market rate compensation.
I've talked a few HR people at bulge brackets, and all agree that the management style at Pac Crest is perhaps a deflating, if not flagrantly abusive one considering the compensation, and empty promises for job advancement/added responsibilities at the firm.
Enjoy what I have done there: provide my intellegent research to clients, which has helped their investment
Research Analyst (Former Employee) – Portland, OR – June 8, 2012
I started the day with 4:45am morning meeting followed by news screening, long-term projects, calls with sales/traders/clients/management teams at companies under coverage, updating financial models. During the earnings season, I worked longer-than-normal hours, having to listen to conference calls, update the models and write the reports.