Careers with history: Business

Choosing history

Interview with Ben Wood, consultant for Good Business

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Ben Wood studied History to Masters-level and is now a Senior Consultant for Good Business, where his role involves research, strategic thinking, talking to clients and compiling and presenting information. Studying history taught him how culture, politics and economics work, as well as skills such as forming arguments, thinking strategically to solve problems, writing and presenting. His advice to somebody considering history who doesn’t want to do a history-related career would be: don’t write history off – often you will be more successful if you do something you enjoy!

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