The AlphaSights Blog

Welcome to the AlphaSights Careers blog. Read on to learn more about our industry, offices, and the AlphaSights way of life.

The AlphaScholars Programme: Alternative Gap Year

Anna, Danielle and Max decided to take a gap year between school and university and joined AlphaSights in September 2016. Here are their reflections on their time so far.

Taking a year off before university can be an unnerving step into life after A levels. Whilst the traditional gap year may involve some mountain treks in South America, Full Moon parties in Thailand and inter-railing through Europe, we did something equally daunting. With the belief that we had ditched the

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Future-Proofing Your Career

Following our London MD Andrew Heath's talk with The Economist, we read up on the future of work and how essential it is to develop your soft skills in order to future-proof your career.

The automation of labour has resulted in a reduction of production costs and an increase in work efficiency but has made long-term career paths more uncertain. With robots now becoming faster, smarter and cheaper than human labour, discussions around the future of human jobs have increased.

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How to Apply to AlphaSights: what you need to know

Applying for our Associate Programme? Here are some tips about our application process, including advice on preparing for the AlphaSights Video Assessment (AVA).

AlphaSights' Client Service Team is hyper-responsive. The environment they work in is fast-paced and projects move quickly. Our recruitment process is no different. When initially engaging with the application process, you’ll hear back from us within 72 hours. This means that it is even more important to do your research before applying.

Reading up on the

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Play your part in building AlphaSights: Announcing the Campus Ambassador Programme

In an increasingly crowded undergraduate environment, we will ensure our Campus Ambassadors stand out from the crowd. At AlphaSights, we trust and encourage our employees to think for themselves. They are business builders who use innovative methods to get results. The Campus Ambassador Programme is no different; Ambassadors will be given the responsibility to choose the best way to grow AlphaSights’ brand presence, with flexibility to work around university commitments.

Our Campus Ambassadors - supported by the Campus Recruitment Team

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AlphaSports in London: The Russellmen and Net Credits

We are an active office and enjoy playing sports, in particular football and netball. Managers from our Private Equity segment, Nick Barr and Alexandra Caplan, share insights and photos from their respective sports.

The Russellmen

Nick Barr - Manager, Private Equity and Director of Football in the Community

The Russellmen is AlphaSights' esteemed football team, a club steeped in history, tradition and (occasional) success, both on the domestic and international stage. The club name itself derives from our first ever

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Our Partnership: Teach First & AlphaSights

We’re delighted to announce our official partnership with Teach First. Read on to find out more about the work of Teach First and how we're bridging the gap between teaching and business.

Founded in 2003, Teach First is a social enterprise that has grown exponentially and had tremendous impact. In their short history, they have already recruited nearly 7,000 teachers and have reached over 1 million students. Active in schools serving low-income communities in every region of England

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