Careers survey: one in three IR hires are internal
7. Mai 2015
A third of IROs are promoted to role from within company, finds survey
Arriving at a role in investor relations is not always a straightforward path: for a discipline that requires mastery of several different skills, successful IROs can originate across a range of different careers and sectors. Data from a recent IR Magazine study, conducted alongside specialist communications recruitment firm Taylor Bennett, goes some way to investigating where IROs are made.
Of the 1,700 respondents to the survey, 35 percent report that prior to their current position in IR they were in a different department at the same company. This figure is significantly higher among IROs – 42 percent – than heads of IR, of whom only 28 percent say they moved internally.
The remainder of the respondents worked at a different company in the same industry (15 percent), in a different sector (23 percent), on the sell side (10 percent), on the buy side (3 percent) or with a service provider (8 percent).
Hier geht's zum vollständigen Artikel, erschienen im IR Magazine.