It's Time to Get Personal ; CAREERS ++ FINANCE AND MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY ++ High-Flying City Jobs Require a Number of Skills - and Maths Isn't the Most Important One, Says Virginia Matthews
Matthews, Virginia, The Independent (London, England)
If there is one overriding message that recruiters in the fast- moving world of finance and management consultancy want to get across, it is that you don't need to be a maths wizard in order to carve out a career dealing with other people's money.
Whether you opt for accounting, corporate banking, derivatives, equities, hedge funds, mergers and acquisitions, retail or investment banking, or one of the specialist financial consultancy roles, a decent GCSE in maths will usually be enough proof of your basic number skills - just as long as you have got other attributes such as flair with people and a sharp, analytical brain. While would- be management consultants also need …
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Publication information: Article title: It's Time to Get Personal ; CAREERS ++ FINANCE AND MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY ++ High-Flying City Jobs Require a Number of Skills - and Maths Isn't the Most Important One, Says Virginia Matthews. Contributors: Matthews, Virginia - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: October 19, 2006. Page number: 6. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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