The AlphaSights Blog

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

Attracting Top Talent in a High-Growth Firm: My Industrial Placement

Ren joined AlphaSights in July 2016 as a Junior Talent Attraction Associate. She will spend 12 months with us as part of her year in industry studying Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Bath.

After nearly eight months into the world of work, I can only describe my feelings towards working life as a pleasant surprise. As expected, my initial dive into the adult world in a busy London office came as quite a shock to the system

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Investing In Skills That Are In Demand

Hassan joined AlphaSights in October 2013 and is now a Manager in our Hong Kong office. Here he shares his key learnings from a Youth Empowerment conference, organised by one of our Knowledge For Good partners.

How many times in our academic careers have we been called “Future Leaders”? Every Business School, Social Sciences Department or Graduate Programme likes to market themselves as being best in class at developing the next generation of business and political leaders.

This isn’t

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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 Ace that First Round Interview

Sabrina and Taylor joined the New York Recruitment Team in July 2016, after majoring in Psychology and Marketing respectively. Here are their top tips on preparing for your AlphaSights interview - whether it's in person or online.

Interviews can be a nerve-racking part of landing that perfect job, and that’s why the Recruiters of AlphaSights are here to provide you with some quick tips on acing the first round interview!

alt Taylor conducting an interview via Google Hangout.

Before the

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The Power of a Commercial Skillset

At this time of year, many university students all over the world are starting to think about their internships and careers after college. AlphaSights Manager Christoph Witte, shares five reasons why a role in a commercial organisation is a great place to start your career.

Let’s face it. The job market is tough for today’s college seniors. Since the 2008 economic downturn, job growth for millennials has been flat or down, and the average young graduate holds debt

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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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