@Maersk Consulting with Joel Goh

Updated: Aug 21, 2018

BBA 2014

Senior Consultant

Maersk Consulting


Q. What was the reason behind your career switch from an investment banker to a consultant?

I faced a lot of uncertainty as to what I wanted to do. In my last year of university, I had to decide which direction I was to take and considering the things that I am likely good at. My investment banking internship in year 3 was something that helped me determined whether I wanted to be in this industry. As much as I knew working hours were long, I could only have clarified my thoughts after experiencing how life was like with 14 hours of work a day, despite the attractive pay checks and incentives. Being someone who treasures the weekends and family time and having them easily burnt away from work, I knew I was not fit for this nature of work.

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