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Global Insight Reviews

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21 Reviews
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Global Insight President and COO Scott C. Key
Scott C. Key
8 Ratings

    Good run so far

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Global Insight as a contractor (less than an year)


    Recruiter was very proactive, excellent meeting with client to understand skillsets and meeting expectations.
    I was very clear about what I wanted and got it documented, follow through was great.
    Interview schedules were kept, paperwork was less than expected based on other contracting I have done.
    Received feedback after 30 days as requested, minimal contact after the first 30 days.


    Benefits are pricey. Build it into your salary. Get your time card in on time. Do not lie about anything, background check is thorough and extensive.

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Global Insight Interviews

Updated Oct 7, 2014
Updated Oct 7, 2014

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Interview Difficulty




    Systems Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO
    Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a dayinterviewed at Global Insight in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    I was called by Global Insight on a Friday evening and was told I was an ideal candidate for a position they had locally. After going over my experience, which closely matched the position I was told that the Senior recruiter would like to talk with me. While talking with the more Junior recruiter, I told them that I already work FT and would be more conducive to taking the position if it was a FT position as well. They did not seem to think that was a problem, given that I had work at this company before and left on a positive note. After waiting about 5 minutes the first recruiter told me that I could no be considered a candidate for this position. What I heard is, we need someone to bilk for 6 months while working for this company. I already have contacts into this company and really don't need their help to secure any kind of employment (e.g., 20 years IT experience, MBA, MSEE). All HR agencies suck, this one more so than most others.

    Interview Questions
    • First interviewer ask vague questions and was not technical themselves.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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Headquarters Lexington, MA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 2001
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Media
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

Who says academics don't have a place in corporate America? IHS Global Insight employs researchers, analysts, and economists who aggregate a variety of financial, economic, industry-related data, and electronically distribute it to customers for forecasting, market-sizing, and risk assessment purposes. The firm also offers consulting services. Its data covers some 200 countries and spans more than 170 industries. It has 25 offices in about a dozen countries that serve clients in industry, finance, and government. Formerly Global Insight, the firm became IHS Global Insight... More

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