Is it an upgrade: from Big4 consulting to Hedge fund

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I have 1 year exp in consulting (am a recent graduate) and have a second round of interview for a hedge fund. Info:
AUM- 1.5 billion USD, junior financial markets analyst, I'll work with infrastructure, renewable resources, telecommunications, mining companies. Offices in NY and London.

Is it an upgrade in career path or stay in Big4?

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Jun 16, 2020 - 3:49pm

I suggest you choose your career path based on what interests you/you're good at, and not based on what the "perceived upgrade" is. The 2 roles you mention are incredibly different. If you dont have an honest interest in markets and investing, you will not survive in this industry.

 
Jun 28, 2020 - 4:33am

LinkedIn. I was approached by the HR agency via LinkedIn and they offeres to talk about a position at a HF. I am not that active on LinkedIn and don't post BS posts. TBH it is a pure luck + fully updated LinkedIn profile with a lot of small certificates of Excel, Python learning and I guess I matched in some searches because I had an option "open for new positions" selected.

in the end as much as LinkedIn is sometimes cringy, it does work.

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