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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at ZS Associates.


    I was contacted within a week of providing my resume, even before I had filled out the second portion (cover letter, etc.). First, there was a phone screen consisting of resume-related questions. Second came a more substantive phone interview with the head of the qualitative marketing wing. The third and last part of the interview process occurred in the office and consisted of 3 separate interviews (prospective superior, prospective colleague, and a consultant, respectively). Every interviewer was respectful and the process was fairly easy and straightforward.

    Word(s) to the wise: 1) This is not a stepping stone to transition to consulting, it's an opportunity to support superiors' qualitative market research. As such, 2) Do not equivocate when they ask if this fairly low-level position is THE only job for you. They want a notetaker who is capable of handling the logistics of scheduling qualitative market research for vendors--not a critical thinker who wants to engage in research and analysis on their own. I do not wish to cast a value judgment on those who are satisfied with such a highly circumscribed remit, but you should know what you are getting yourself into.

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    • If a client was not operating within the necessary timeframe, how would you mitigate the problem? If you had an issue with a coworker who was not pulling their weight, or from whom you needed help, how would you ensure their cooperation?   Answer Question

ZS Associates Awards and Accolades

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Best Places to Work, Vault, 2013
Consulting 50, Vault, 2013
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Additional Info

Website www.zsassociates.com
Headquarters Evanston, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1983
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $100 to $500 million (AUD) per year
Competitors Unknown

ZS Associates is one of the world’s largest business services firms specializing in transforming sales and marketing from an art to a science. We help clients gain market share at lower cost by creating data-driven strategies that they can implement rapidly. We also take on complex sales and marketing operations to make our clients more competitive.

Mission: We’re in the business of turning the art of demand generation into a science.

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