You’ve been recruiting for months and months…
And nothing has worked out so far.
But then 1 month before graduation, an investment banking job opens up…
You go through several rounds of interviews…
And you win the offer right as you’re graduating.
Then, 4 days before you start working, you fail your background check, the offer gets rescinded, and you’re back to square one.
Our reader today overcame that “background check failure” and not only won another offer, but eventually made his way into private equity.
And he has (more than) a few words of wisdom on background checks, rescinded offers, and how to break into the real estate industry – from real estate investment banking to commercial real estate to real estate private equity:
The Last-Minute Save – or Disaster?
Q: Let’s start with how you won this last-minute investment banking offer in the first place.