Pros: it was really interesting learning so much about financial markets and various other industries, i also really enjoyed working with my co-workers who were a great team
Cons: lack of creativity within the corporate structure, and not much room for promotion or skill development after a certain amount of time.
A typical day at work would involve charing meetings with Company Directors in order to discuss the desk research aspect of selling their company. As a research consultant it was also my job to liase with clients, Project Managers and Business Analysts.
A large proportion of my work was within Excel collating research on various markets and industries – more... to compile a competitive list of prospect that I thought most likely to buy the client. – less