- Many intelligent people in this organisation and you can learn a lot from them
- Always surrounded by new ideas & trends, never get bored
- Great culture, great team
- Opportunity for growth
- Great reward for hard work
- A lot to learn
- If you do not like reading, learning and take in new ideas Forrester is not the place for you to work
The process took 6+ weeks. I interviewed at Forrester (Epsom, England (UK)).
A very long and thorough interview process for a position as an Analyst for Forrester Research. It is clear that they take great care in hiring for these positions and while it was a long and tough process it does give you a very good idea of what to expect from the job. Process as follows:
1. Initial HR screening interview.
2. Interview with the hiring Research Director.
3. Interviews with 4 members of the team I was joining.
4. You then prepare some research report ideas and agree a topic with the hiring manager.
5. You then have about a week to write a short research report (c 6 pages). You go through a feedback round.
6. Finally you present to a group of 10-15 people from across the organisation for about half an hour with questions to answer about your research paper.
By the end of this you have a really good idea of what the job entails and what your line manager would be like to work for. While a demanding process I found the tasks quite interesting and enjoyed meeting the team. The feedback and the process was very professional and I look forward to starting in a few months time.
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