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Indiana Pacers

From Goldman Sachs to the NBA Part 3

Concluding our in-depth interview with Ryan Renteria, former Partner & Managing Director at Karsch Capital and currently the Analytics Guru of the Indiana Pacers   In Part 2 of our interview with Ryan Renteria, former Goldman Sachs Equity Research Analyst, Ryan talks about how and why he made a decision…

From Goldman Sachs to the NBA Part 2

From Goldman Sachs to the NBA Part 2

Continuing our in-depth interview with Ryan Renteria former Partner & Managing Director at Karsch Capital and currently the Analytics Guru of the Indiana Pacers   In Part 1 of our exclusive interview with Ryan Renteria, Ryan shared his background story starting from humble beginnings to making partner at a multibillion…

From Goldman Sachs to the NBA

An in-depth interview with Ryan Renteria, former Partner & Managing Director at Karsch Capital and currently the Analytics Guru of the Indiana Pacers Jump to: Part 2 | Part 3   Introducing Ryan Renteria As a Mexican-American raised by a single mother in a low-income household in Sacramento, CA, Ryan…

Negotiation Strategies for a Successful Executive Relocation

Sharing the latest article I wrote for BlueSteps.com, on negotiation best practices for executives seeking relocation from their company: Recently, a colleague of mine who I will call “John” successfully negotiated a highly favorable executive relocation and compensation increase from his Fortune 100 technology and communication company who wanted him…

Investment Banking Recruiting

Harvard Grad: 10 Things I Wish I Knew About Investment Banking Recruiting My Freshman Year

“Martin D.” recently graduated from Harvard this spring and has so far been unsuccessful in landing a coveted investment banking job. Failing to understand the intense competition and “rules of the game” led to Martin being shut out through the recruiting season and post-graduation. Despite a stellar athletic career, a…

Global Team

How Finance Executives Can Lead Successful Global Teams

A preview of the latest article by our founder recently published on BlueSteps.com, for finance executives leading global teams: Managing a diverse, global team is unavoidable for executives in finance working for a large global investment bank. Teams responsible for implementing the finance function are generally led by a Managing…

Happy Birthday to My Mom! My Inspiration and Hero

A very special happy birthday to my Mom, Ching de la Cruz! August 29 is my Mom’s birthday. She is the reason and inspiration for starting this company and has been the catalyst for all of the successes and blessings I have experienced over my entire life. So Mom, if…

Meet a Superstar Investment Banking Analyst

Jeremy Xia began his Wall Street career with Credit Suisse in New York as an Investment Banking Analyst in their Global Industrials Group. In this exclusive interview, Jeremy breaks down the key personal characteristics and best practices that led him to distinguish himself as one of the highest-rated analysts of…

Executive Search

BlueSteps Adds Francis de la Cruz as Executive Guest Writer

BlueSteps, the online search platform serving the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC), has selected our founder and CEO, Francis de la Cruz, to be an Executive Guest Writer. Francis has been asked to provide insights related to executive leadership, work-life balance, and career management and strategy to inform 80,000…

How We Helped a Cornell Grad Land an Investment Banking Job in 1 Week

“With help from The Write Resume, I am now a Summer Analyst in Healthcare Investment Banking at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. in New York.” – Trent Scott, Cornell University ’14   At the beginning of this summer, we successfully placed one of our most highly-qualified clients in an Investment Banking…