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Market Research for Job Exploration: Finance Careers

finance-concept-blog“Finance” is a word that intimidates many students. However, for your students who love numbers and money, and who are looking for their first job out of college, this post is for them.

The finance industry is broad, and there are quite a few markets that your students can enter. Don’t worry, we provide insight into 5 of them in this blog.

How does market research fit into this? It’s important for students to see market research as a tool to help them explore careers and plan their future. It gives them key insights into the markets that interest them professionally.

Specifically, market research will help your students:

• Make informed decisions about which field they’d like to explore;
• Identify a potential career trajectory for themselves within their chosen field;
• Identify potential employers, competitors and other market players;
• Obtain the market intel they need to speak with confidence in interviews and other professional discussions about the challenges, opportunities and trends in their industry, making them stand out from other candidates.

Below you’ll find a list of jobs within the financial industry, allowing your students to have a clearer understanding of various jobs entail, where each market is headed and more.

1. Financial Analyst

Market Research About Finances
• 2019 Consumer and Finance Research Review
• Blockchain in Financial Services: Market Overview and Top Companies

2. Investment Banking Analyst

Market Research on Investment Banking
• Investment Banking Market Competitor Briefing 2019
• Investment Global Market Briefing 2019

3. Junior Tax Associate

Market Research About Taxes
• Global Tax Management Software Market Size and Forecast To 2025
• Tax Software Market Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 - 2026

4. Financial Auditor

Market Research on Auditing
• Accounting Services Global Market Report 2019
• Global Identity & Access Management Market

5. Personal Financial Advisor

Market Research and Personal Finances
• Financial Services Market Competitor Briefing 2019
• Financial Crime and Fraud Management Solutions Market Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2019 - 2027

6. Venture Capitalist

Market Research About Venture Capital
Investments Market Competitor Briefing 2019
Fashion Tech Startups
Femtech: Empowering Women’s Health
Medical Wearables: Beyond FitBit
Novel Water Sustainability Technologies: Key Projects and Opportunities, Financing, and Venture Capital, Transactions and Trends

While students can glean a lot of insight from our free report overviews, they would benefit even more from being able to access our entire library.

Explore our library here

Written by Clara Mouawad on Mar 9, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Clara Mouawad is the content writer at BCC Research. She contributes to our blog, social media, email marketing and more.

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