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Forrester Benefits

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Employer Summary

Forrester’s US benefits team focuses on employee health and well-being, providing best-in-class health coverage and offering deep discounts. Cambridge, Mass., employees can take advantage of a free on-site fitness center offering exercise classes and equipment, personal training, and locker room facilities.

Forrester offers our European employees a comprehensive benefits portfolio, including medical, vision, and life insurance. To our team in Asia Pacific (APAC), we offer personal accident coverage as well.

Our benefits packages also include financial rewards such as tuition support and referral bonus programs. Our benefits team evaluates the package annually to ensure that it remains competitive and differentiates Forrester from other companies in the market.


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • 401K Plan  (11 comments)

    “Plenty of mutual fund options for all investment styles from one of the best companies around. Plus, company match up to a threshold. Really well...”

  • Health Insurance  (9 comments)

    “BCBS is a good provider however Forrester is finding more and more reasons to pass more of the expense on to the employee”

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off  (8 comments)

    “Employees rarely take more than one week off at a time in the US offices, in part because even if you take vacation in a quarter, your goals remain...”

  • Apr 02, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    separate vacation and personal/sick time 401k Eligibility for work from home day once you've completed 6 months 1 paid volunteer day a year

  • Apr 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Vacation and paid time off is good. 15 vacation days, 10 PTO/Sick days, 2 flexi days, 1 paid volunteer day

  • Mar 23, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Boston, Massachusetts

    Great benefits and a great overall culture

  • Apr 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Account Director in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    decent coverage, limited vacation, terrible maternity leave policy

    Forrester Response

    I’m sorry to hear that you are less than satisfied with the benefits we offer for vacation, maternity, bonding and parental leaves, more so because they benchmark favorably across the U.S. Please... More

  • Feb 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Vice-President in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    A rich benefits package helps make up for the fact that direct compensation can be a bit a low compared to competing employers.

  • Jan 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Company perks, PTO, volunteer day are all great perks!

  • Jan 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    The work from home policy is a great perk and there are flexible health insurance offerings (premium vs. high-deductible plan).

  • Nov 15, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    company perks and 401K/stock plan

  • Nov 23, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Analyst in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Full benefits package for employees

  • Sep 12, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Work life balance benefits great, health insurance is pricey for family package.

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