What to do with a Business Degree

Whether you studied economics, finance, marketing, business management or another business degree, the career opportunities for you are endless! If being spoilt for choice is too much to handle and you’re after some direction on what to do with a business degree, we have listed some career options below to inspire you.

Accountancy what to do with a business degree

Whether you studied accounting or not, accountancy is a viable option for most business degree graduates for numerous reasons. Firstly, you don’t need to be a maths wiz to become an accountant, just a basic understanding. You would have also interpreted financial data at one point or another during your degree. Secondly, training is usually carried out on the job, so you don’t necessarily need to have any accountancy qualifications prior to employment.

Alongside accountancy, there are many other interesting finance based roles that grads like yourself could enter. Why not browse our finance roles to see what takes your fancy.

what to do with a business degreeHR/Personnel

HR is a brilliant occupation to enter as it utilises the majority of the skills you developed during your degree. People management, teamwork, organisational skills and project management are just some of the skills needed to work in HR.

If you love working with others and managing processes, HR would be perfect for you!

Marketing & PRwhat to do with a business degree

You don’t have to be creative to work in marketing & PR, just strong business acumen.  Many roles within the sector require managerial and analytical skills such as market research, event management and other admin focused jobs within the sector.

Alternatively, if you have creative flair to showcase, marketing is the perfect sector to flaunt your skills. If you have excellent interpersonal skills, PR is the way forward.

General management what to do with a business degree

Business management is present in every industry. We recommend thinking about what interests you and researching companies within those industries. Most businesses have general managers, alongside department managers so the choice is yours with a business degree.

If you’re interested in any of the above roles or if you are still unsure about what to do with a business degree, why not contact us and we’ll be happy to guide you. Alternatively, if you have an interest in a specific division, check out our recruitment specialists for further help.