A hint of desperation hung in the air. Men and women grasped their drinks and mingled around the bar, hoping to catch the eye of that someone special.
No, it wasn't a singles event but a Wall Street Pink Slip Party where unemployed bankers, traders and hedge fund managers network and meet with recruiters.
"It slightly reminds me of speed dating but with careers, so 'speer' dating, if that's a phrase? It's pretty interesting," said Johanna Watkins-Green, an investment bank analyst who still...Full Story