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Start Small, Think Big 从小开始,梦想远大

Xinyi joined the Client Protection Team at AlphaSights in June 2016 after graduating from Ohio State University in 2013 with a Juris Doctor degree, and practicing as an Attorney in New York. She joined AlphaSights in New York, the company's largest office, and worked there for six months before transitioning to our youngest but fastest-growing office in Shanghai.

Have you ever wondered whether you’d lead a more interesting and fulfilling life if you took on more challenges? Are you

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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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Laura Parker: Intrapreneur and Growth Builder

Patricia is part of our Alpha-X team, which runs an Inspirational Speaker Series, amongst other projects. Here she writes about our most recent Lunch and Learn on entrepreneurship and building growth.

Last month we invited Laura Parker, Strategy Manager at RBS and Director of the Growth Builder Programme. She demonstrated the impact this programme has had on young businesses and shared her insight into how you can bring entrepreneurship and your passions to your daily life, to get more from

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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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