Smith Barney vs. Merrill

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Nov 14, 2005 4:39 pm

For someone with no rep experience, is Smith Barney an easier firm to get into versus Merrill?  I know that the hurdles are lower at Smith Barney, does that mean that they will accept more green people?  I went through the Merrill interview and didn't get the job due to my lack of sales experience.  Going to try again at the SB interview! 

Nov 14, 2005 7:13 pm

SB is a great firm, not sure of the training.  ML likes new folks
to have a base to begin calling on right away, because cold
calling/walking is a tough road.  As SB how they will assist you
in your marketing efforts.