How do I start a Career in Equity Research?

There are many nuances of a Career in Equity Research. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Equity Research is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Equity Research. My research about a Career in Equity Research became a lot more meaningful when I found:

Veena Krishna's overview!

Veena Krishna has 4 years of professional experience in Equity Research. Veena Krishna has worked in Equity Research as Equity Research Analyst in Quest Securities. In Veena Krishna's own words, this is how Veena Krishna got into Equity Research: "I was born and brought up in Mumbai. After completing my education I started my career as a Equity Research Analyst in the company called Quest Securities." I wanted to know more about Veena Krishna and found this profile:

Career Video on Equity Research

In a video, Veena Krishna has talked about various aspects of a Career in Equity Research. Veena Krishna started by explaining Equity Research as: "Equity Research primarily means analyzing company's financials, perform ratio analysis, forecast the financials (financial modeling) and explore scenarios with an objective of making BUY/SELL stock investment recommendation." I watched the full video and I absolutely loved it.

It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Equity Research, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Equity Research. Veena Krishna touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Knowledge of Finance
  • Knowledge of Stock Market
  • Accounting
Sills and success goes hand in hand. One needs to get a hold of essential skills.
Veena Krishna then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Equity Research:
  • Time Management
  • Investing Skills
  • Analytical
  • Communication
This Career has an interesting list of Positives.
Veena Krishna believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Equity Research:
  • Networking
  • Financial Knowledge
  • Stock
Challenges define a Career as much as the Positives of the same.
And, Veena Krishna believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Equity Research:
  • Intelligence Gathering
  • Externalities
  • Reputation Risk
  • Specialist Progression

In the final section of the video Veena Krishna talks about How a day goes in a Career in Equity Research. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Equity Research, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

Career Counseling 2.0

Having gained so much from a professional perspective on a Career in Equity Research, I wanted to learn about other Careers on LifePage. LifePage allows you to explore thousands of Career Options. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 LifePage has created the largest knowledge repository of Careers in the whole world. I salute the efforts of Team LifePage. I also encourage you to learn more about LifePage on:

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