The AlphaSights Blog

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

From The Startup Space to AlphaSights

Pete graduated from Boston College in 2014 with a degree in Economics and a concentration in Information Systems. After graduation, Pete worked for two years at a startup, before bringing the sales skills he developed to his AlphaSights team in the San Francisco office.

In July 2014 I moved from Boston to San Francisco, trading snow and brownstones for palm trees and the Sierras. If that’s not cliché enough, just wait, because I went to work at a startup.

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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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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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