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18 July 2019

Myth-busting facts about getting a job in private equity or venture capital

In her talk at the Oxford Saïd Business School, Gail McManus, PER Managing Director, provided budding financiers with an insight into the competitive recruitment process

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29 March 2019 Richard Jones, Senior Consultant

Should you put secondaries first when considering a move to the buy side? by Richard Jones

The number of roles in secondary markets is growing rapidly, offering opportunities to build a career within a fast-expanding part of the private equity universe

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27 April 2018 Written by Beecher Tuttle, eFinancialCareers

The simple reason why everyone flops in private equity interviews

Written by Beecher Tuttle of eFinancialCareers: Quotes from Gail McManus, Founder and Managing Director of PER

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13 October 2016 Gail McManus, Managing Director

The importance of online skills testing in the selection process

Online skills tests are becoming increasingly common in private equity recruitment processes. There can be a temptation to fit these in when you get a few minutes without realising the weight that might be put on the results. A below the bar performance can rule you out almost before you have begun. Improve your CHANCE, of success with our six tips to sail through this stage and into the next round.

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15 June 2016 Charlie Hunt, Director of UK

Preparing for a private equity interview

In this video Charlie Hunt – Director of UK at PER, discusses the key elements to consider when preparing for your first private equity interview.

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1 June 2016

The most common mistakes made in private equity interviews

Within a highly competitive job market, it is important for candidates to put their best foot forward during the interview process. Here are some of the most frequent mistakes made by candidates. Some are more common than you may think and are easily preventable.

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