Re: state of PhD level math employment?
- From: Stray Dog <sdog2008@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 20:08:12 +0000
On Thu, 26 Mar 2009, Russell wrote:
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 10:03:24 -0700 (PDT)
From: Russell <Russell.Martin@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: state of PhD level math employment?
On Mar 26, 8:40 am, Stray Dog <sdog2...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Quants? Google is your friend. But, he need to talk with some, directly,
to find out what they have and what they could do to get a job offered to
them. I don't know why it does not occur to him to google on search terms
like "unemployment, underemployment" & "math PhDs" and lots of variation
in search terms and spend a day reading what is connected to the links.
The parameters of my job search overlap a lot of
quant-type jobs, and in looking at various job websites
there seems to be a number of jobs out there. Of
course, a lot of them are for higher level people (VP
of this, Director of that), and who knows how many
former Wall Streeters are on the job market these
I'm sorry I did not keep the article, but sometime in the early 1990s the WSJ had a front page article on fake job ads. It was quite detailed and gave many explanations of why they exist but the fact is that a lot of advertised job openings/positions are fake. How many millions of resume/CV envelopes are sent in, filled out on website application forms?
Yes, some are real. More than you think are not.
Anyone else out there can google on "fake job ads" and get tens of thousands of hits, and read for yourself.