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    Hello,

    I am currently a BA Business Management Student doing an Internship that is loosely based around Sales Research. I will go back to do my final year this Sept.

    I have come to the conclusion that I do not want to do a desk based job. I am sick of staying in the same place 9 till 5, 5 days a week.

    So I look to do a field based job where I can choose when to come into the office or even work at home when I'm not on the road. Or just open flexibility to work at my own pace.

    But here's the catch. I do not want to be a sales person, I just don't have the personality for it nor do I like the idea. But I would like a field based job where I am out and about.

    I do like travelling but I do not want to have to do it every day or have to cover the whole country.

    My degree covers HR/Marketing/Finance/Economics/Operations etc. I am in for a solid 2:1 or 1st hopefully.

    Please give me some ideas guys! Thanks.
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    Although heavily sales based, recruitment? Not always at your desk as you have to meet with clients and candidates, but not a lot of travelling as it tend to be fairly local visits.

    Could also do HR for places with lots of work sites, although doesn't always mean you won't be at your desk for long periods of time.




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    (Original post by J-SP)
    Although heavily sales based, recruitment? Not always at your desk as you have to meet with clients and candidates, but not a lot of travelling as it tend to be fairly local visits.

    Could also do HR for places with lots of work sites, although doesn't always mean you won't be at your desk for long periods of time.

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    I've looked into this. HR jobs are scarce, graduate roles are largely based in Head Offices and are mostly pay-roll and training based. Though I will definitely consider it.
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    (Original post by SAS_96)
    I've looked into this. HR jobs are scarce, graduate roles are largely based in Head Offices and are mostly pay-roll and training based. Though I will definitely consider it.
    Jobs like the one you talk about are rare. You are either travelling around a lot, or stuck at a desk. If you are considering HR/Marketing, also look at Graduate Recruitment (what I did in my career). Mixture of travelling to different universities during certain months, some desk work but enough meetings/event with people to feel like you are never at your desk all day.

    Or look into events management. That will be more project management skills, with the need to be away from desk when the events run. You can do event work for larger companies, or work for large venues/event management companies.


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