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so will fall OCI in 2009 be worse than this year?

Re: so will fall OCI in 2009 be worse than this year?
« Reply #10 on: November 20, 2008, 06:54:55 PM »
Considering how Cravath is predicting no bonuses for 2009, I would guess 2009 OCI will be a slaughterhouse. Probably worse than it was this year. But on the other hand, firms hire people who will start 2 years later, so who knows? One thing is for sure: it won't be as good as it has been in the past couple of years.

Re: so will fall OCI in 2009 be worse than this year?
« Reply #11 on: November 20, 2008, 07:42:10 PM »
Considering how Cravath is predicting no bonuses for 2009, I would guess 2009 OCI will be a slaughterhouse. Probably worse than it was this year. But on the other hand, firms hire people who will start 2 years later, so who knows? One thing is for sure: it won't be as good as it has been in the past couple of years.

Ugh . . . it hasn't even been that good the past couple of years.  I talked to an alum who graduated in 2004 and they were begging for work.

Re: so will fall OCI in 2009 be worse than this year?
« Reply #12 on: November 20, 2008, 08:59:39 PM »
Considering how Cravath is predicting no bonuses for 2009, I would guess 2009 OCI will be a slaughterhouse. Probably worse than it was this year. But on the other hand, firms hire people who will start 2 years later, so who knows? One thing is for sure: it won't be as good as it has been in the past couple of years.

Ugh . . . it hasn't even been that good the past couple of years.  I talked to an alum who graduated in 2004 and they were begging for work.
Actually, 2004-2006 were pretty busy years until everything starting slowing down in 2007. I think 2008 is still busy due to all the clean up work. But the big question is what will happen 2-3 years down the road? Nobody really knows right now.

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Re: so will fall OCI in 2009 be worse than this year?
« Reply #13 on: November 20, 2008, 11:26:48 PM »
That's it, I'm dropping out.

Re: so will fall OCI in 2009 be worse than this year?
« Reply #14 on: May 09, 2009, 04:51:04 PM »
bump. thoughts on 2009 OCI now? i'm thinking it won't be as bad as people predicted 6-7 months ago.

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Re: so will fall OCI in 2009 be worse than this year?
« Reply #15 on: May 10, 2009, 03:59:29 PM »
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bump. thoughts on 2009 OCI now? i'm thinking it won't be as bad as people predicted 6-7 months ago.

I'm thinking worse.

With everyone on deferral now, they have a very easy way to take up slack in hiring without making summer offers.

Re: so will fall OCI in 2009 be worse than this year?
« Reply #16 on: May 10, 2009, 07:04:49 PM »
I'm thinking NYC to 190.

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Re: so will fall OCI in 2009 be worse than this year?
« Reply #17 on: May 10, 2009, 07:10:19 PM »
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I'm thinking NYC to 190.
 

WLRK to 190 (including bonus)?

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Re: so will fall OCI in 2009 be worse than this year?
« Reply #18 on: May 11, 2009, 05:17:16 AM »
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bump. thoughts on 2009 OCI now? i'm thinking it won't be as bad as people predicted 6-7 months ago.

I'm thinking worse.

With everyone on deferral now, they have a very easy way to take up slack in hiring without making summer offers.

Agreed.

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Re: so will fall OCI in 2009 be worse than this year?
« Reply #19 on: May 14, 2009, 06:16:19 PM »
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bump. thoughts on 2009 OCI now? i'm thinking it won't be as bad as people predicted 6-7 months ago.

I'm thinking worse.

With everyone on deferral now, they have a very easy way to take up slack in hiring without making summer offers.

Agreed.

Yup. It's gonna be bad.