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    Hi,

    As seen from the weird topic's name, I have quite a dilemma over here.

    I am a recent graduate with no industry-relevant work experience and I hold an offer from well-established commercial insurance brokerage company, however just recently I got a call from a recruitment consultant that has offered to try myself in recruitment consultancy business.

    Now the trick is - I am aiming towards a career in investment banking, fund/asset management, equity/bond markets. So insurance wasn't really a first option for me as well. However, the company is based in Yorks and has a very attractive training scheme towards chartered certificates. No London buzz..

    On the other hand, going for recruitment consultancy that's based litterally in the heart of the City might be very lucrative in terms of networking and acting as a stepping stone in my IB career ambitions. But money wise, Yorkshire looks better, because the amount offered by recruitment consultant is very tight for London.

    I would appreciate any views/suggestions on my current situation.

    Thanks a lot for your time
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    Graduate recruitment consultant is just a scam job similar to many discussed on here with the promise of high pay etc. and no real information about what the job is. Take the insurance job or apply for internships at a bank to get some experience.
 
 
 
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