Hi folks! I need some advice with regards to my career path. I did my MBA in finance in 2020. I had my career path figured out but due to the pandemic I couldn't start my job in the finance role that I was placed in. From January I have been working as a research analyst in a research company. What are the possible options for me going forward. Are there any courses for strategic consultancy which I could pursue to enhance my CV and have a successful career in this field? Need some guidance.

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You can surely move to consulting and if lucky even Management Consulting... You can move to PE, Strategy or Deal research in Big 4 and then can move to Consulting by internal rotation. I am not sure any company y would directly hure you for consulting role from Smart Cube research because even in research though smart cube is decent it's in tier 3. Two of my friends have done this in Big4. I am not sure what type if finance role you got through campus. Even top Bschools hardly see any front end finance role.

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Thanks. Genuinely appreciate the advice

Now it depends more on your college and related experience post MBA. Mind me asking your college?

Well it's not a top tier college for sure. It's LBSIM in Delhi

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