Which Tl Are You Most Like?

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Which Tl Are You Most Like?

The TI is a force to be reckoned with, they have style and appeal to anyone. Do you think you have the make u to be a TI member? Take the simple test below and find out which one you are based on your personality. All the best as you explore!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do you like to organize the tasks you complete every day/week?
    • A. 

      Outlook calendar

    • B. 

      Color-coded calendar in Excel

    • C. 

      Hand-written sticky notes all over your desk.

    • D. 

      You have everything memorized by now

    • E. 

      Written To-Do List

  • 2. 
    What is your level of department engagement?
    • A. 

      You LOVE it – GLT, recruiting, hedge fund write-ups, mentoring, training – you name it, you’re in it

    • B. 

      You focus on one or two groups you’re really interested in

    • C. 

      Hedge fund write-ups, because well, you have to

    • D. 

      You focus on your core work for the most part.

    • E. 

      You want to be involved with department groups, but aren’t sure how to find the best one!

  • 3. 
    What is your favorite type of reporting?
    • A. 

      Marketable

    • B. 

      MALT

    • C. 

      Private Investments

    • D. 

      Optica

  • 4. 
    What type of custom client reporting interests you
    • A. 

      Derivatives

    • B. 

      Hedging

    • C. 

      Foreign currency

    • D. 

      Multi-entity / partnership ratios

    • E. 

      OCIOs

  • 5. 
    What is your favorite part of the reporting process?
    • A. 

      Data Entry

    • B. 

      Reconciliation

    • C. 

      Benchmarks

    • D. 

      Quality Checking

  • 6. 
    How do you stay calm and enjoy the day when you’re really busy?
    • A. 

      Listening to music, both earphones in

    • B. 

      Chatting with your teammates

    • C. 

      Snacking

    • D. 

      Taking a walk for a break and some coffee

  • 7. 
    Where can you be found at 5:30PM on a Thursday?
    • A. 

      Running exhibits for a client with a west coast investment team

    • B. 

      Doing all of the admin items you never get to during the business day

    • C. 

      You’ve already been at Clarendon Grill for an hour

    • D. 

      Rushing back to DC for happy hour

  • 8. 
    What is your typical lunch routine?
    • A. 

      Eating the leftover dinner you made last night at your desk while your MARS exhibits run out

    • B. 

      Extra sandwich from Tropical Smoothie you ordered from Seamless while working late the night before

    • C. 

      Whole Foods, every day, without fail

    • D. 

      Meeting up with your buddies in the kitchen to eat lunch altogether

    • E. 

      Waiting until after the rush dies down so you can read/watch TV in the kitchen

  • 9. 
    It’s 7:30AM. You’re most likely: 
    • A. 

      Just finishing a killer workout

    • B. 

      Leaving yoga, getting ready to meditate and drink some lemon ginger tea

    • C. 

      Commuting—D.C. traffic is the worst

    • D. 

      I live 10 minutes from the office, I’m still sleeping in.

    • E. 

      Studying for the CFA or GMAT/GRE

  • 10. 
    When you get into work, you most look forward to: 
    • A. 

      Lunch – Earls or Whole Foods is the question

    • B. 

      Working on a new CADA spreadsheet – there’s always opportunity to improve efficiency

    • C. 

      Meeting with your investment teams at the Arlington office

    • D. 

      Scrubbing reports –you love looking into the details and suggesting value adds

    • E. 

      Attending a team meeting

    • F. 

      Creating reports. After all, it is what we are here to do and you mean business.

  • 11. 
    It’s 5:30 on a Friday. You are most likely: 
    • A. 

      Are you kidding? You’ve saved up all your flex to leave the office two hours ago!

    • B. 

      Getting ahead to hit the ground running on Monday, and you might come in on Sunday to tie up some loose ends

    • C. 

      Making your to do list for Monday, but looking forward to not thinking about work over the weekend.

    • D. 

      Why do 10th business days so often fall on Fridays?! Seamless here I come…

    • E. 

      Racing to your OpenTable reservation. You’re trying out the new hot spot.

  • 12. 
    Your dream team lead is: 
    • A. 

      Hands off and allows me to be autonomous. I learn best from doing, and I learn from making mistakes.

    • B. 

      Nurturing and supportive. I appreciate feeling like my team lead will stay with me through any problem I have, no matter how long it takes, and is available to answer all of my questions with patience and kindness.

    • C. 

      To the point. I want a team lead who will tell me like it is—whether I’m doing poorly or well; answer my questions directly without any fluff when I need them answered, but also encourage me to work through issues myself.

    • D. 

      Very knowledgeable. I don’t care how my team lead acts with me as long as I know they are good at their job and know a lot about the systems.

    • E. 

      Involved in everything! I like having a team lead that can connect me to the resources and people I need at a moment’s notice.

  • 13. 
    Who is the manager you most identify with? 
    • A. 

      Sarah

    • B. 

      Erik

    • C. 

      Caroline

    • D. 

      Tim

    • E. 

      Nick

  • 14. 
    You pride yourself on being:
    • A. 

      A great communicator

    • B. 

      Incredibly organized

    • C. 

      Detail oriented

    • D. 

      Accurate

    • E. 

      Methodology savvy

  • 15. 
    TGICasualF!! You are most looking forward to wearing: 
    • A. 

      Yoga pants. If you wear a long sweater, no one will notice, right?

    • B. 

      The same style of outfit I wore on Thursday. Casual Friday is unprofessional.

    • C. 

      Jeans, sweatshirt, sneakers. The weekend uniform.

    • D. 

      A dress and heels because you have plans for drinks in D.C. after work.

    • E. 

      I haven’t washed my hair in five days, is that casual enough for you?

  • 16. 
    When it’s time, you’re most interested in joining: 
    • A. 

      The CADA Team

    • B. 

      The Derivatives/Clifton Team

    • C. 

      The Client On-Boarding Team

    • D. 

      The Hedge Fund Write-up Team

    • E. 

      The Training Team

    • F. 

      The Mentoring Team

    • G. 

      Capital Markets Group Liaison Team

    • H. 

      All Things PI

    • I. 

      The Internal Audit Team

    • J. 

      The Global Liaison Team

    • K. 

      A C2C Team

    • L. 

      SOCOM

    • M. 

      All Things Optica

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