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What is the annual salary for this role?
Starting salary: £29,000 - £31,000
Current salary: £29,000 - £31,000
What hours do you actually work, on average?
What advice would you give to someone applying to this role?
Focus your CV around 2 areas - experience dealing with people and clients, and evidence that you can pick up technical skills quickly (e.g. used excel spreadsheets with formulae such as VLOOKUP)
Do you have any interview tips?
Being confident is key - primarily this is a consulting role and you have to deal with clients
Know what's going on in the broader financial news (major stories is enough)
Do your research on FactSet - there is a lot of information on the website but make sure you know the key points (recent acquisitions FactSet has made, current performance, etc.)
Be able to talk about the competitors
Know the difference between how investment managers use financial information vs investment bankers
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