THE CALL OF CONSULTING
CFOs in Canada were asked how attractive a career in consulting is to senior-level accounting and finance executives. Their responses:*
|35% Very attractive|
|55% Somewhat attractive|
|7% Somewhat unattractive|
|2% Very unattractive|
|2% Don't know|
*Responses do not total 100% due to rounding.
The most attractive aspect of a consulting career, according to CFOs:**
|26% Variety and challenge of work|
|24% Flexible schedule|
|18% Attractive compensation|
|18% Ability to make decisions more autonomously|
|15% Active employment|
**Responses do not total 100% due to rounding; question asked of respondents who think a career in consulting is very or somewhat attractive.
In-demand attributes for consultants:
|Drive and enthusiasm|
Source: Robert Half Management Resources survey of more than 300 CFOs at companies in Canada
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