Forrester Overview

  • www.forrester.com
  • Cambridge, MA
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1983
  • Company - Public (FORR)
  • Research & Development
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

Forrester is one of the most influential research and advisory firms in the world. We help business and technology leaders use customer obsession to accelerate growth by putting their customers at the center of their leadership, strategy, and operations. Through Forrester’s ...

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2021(#32), 2020(#54), 2018(#36), 2017(#18)

Top CEOs: 2021(#12)

Company Updates

May 3, 2021
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Introducing Forrester Decisions, our new portfolio of research services that helps executives, functional leaders, and their teams plan and pursue their most pressing initiatives. Introducing Forrester Decisions, our new portfolio of research services that helps executives, functional leaders, and their teams plan and pursue their most pressing initiatives.
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Forrester Unveils Forrester Decisions, A New Research Portfolio To Help Firms Achieve Business Outcomes Faster · Forrester
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January 13, 2021
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We are proud to announce that Forrester has been named a Glassdoor 2021 Best Place To Work, all thanks to our employees! Of the recognition, Forrester CEO & Founder George Colony says, “Resilient, compassionate Forresterites rallied together this past year despite unprecedented levels of physical separation. I’m incredibly proud of our employees and know we’re stepping into 2021 more prepared for the future than ever before.”
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Forrester Reviews

4.3
88%
Recommend to a Friend
93%
Approve of CEO
George F. Colony
George F. Colony
779 Ratings
Top CEOs 2021
Featured Review
4.0
Current Employee, more than 8 years

"Pressure Testing Brings Good Change With Dignity and Caring"

Feb 2, 2021 - Principal Consultant in Ridgefield, WA
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Positive Outlook
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Pros

Agility, transparency and rapid positive movement led by executives listening intently to clients and employees in the most challenging business environment in almost 100 years. A place full of smart

Cons

Like with other companies hatched there, the Cambridge roots carry some regional, cultural and other elements that are not universal to those who have traditionally operated outside that circle of

Advice to Management

Keep up the great leadership in these challenging times. Keep disrupting to avoid being disrupted. Continue leveraging the network effect of our distributed and highly capable talent (geographic
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Diversity & Inclusion at Forrester

3.7
(115 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Diversity and inclusion are part of the fabric of Forrester’s culture. The company was founded more than 35 years ago with the fundamental business principle that challenging, contrasting, and diverse perspectives — comprised of different views, experiences, and backgrounds — fuel quality researc

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...Lack of diversity is a huge issue, and the culture on certain teams is very male...Read More

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Forrester Interviews

Experience
Positive64%
Negative21%
Neutral15%
Getting an Interview
Applied online52%
Employee Referral24%
Recruiter14%
Difficulty
3.0
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  1. Featured Interview

    Senior Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
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    Positive Experience
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    Interview

    30 minute Phone interview with the recruiter going over past work history. Virtual interview with hiring manager asking you to explain how past work experience relates to specific job role.
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    Ask if you know what Forrester does? Why are you interested? Explain how specific past experience relates to the role you are applying to.

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Forrester Awards & Accolades

  • 2021 Glassdoor Employees Choice AwardGlassdoor2021
  • 2020 Glassdoor Best Places to WorkGlassdoor2019
  • Top 100 Global Sales Leader - Kelley Hippler (Forrester CSO)The Modern Sale2019
  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work - #36 (Top Large)Glassdoor2018
  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work - #18 (Top Large)Glassdoor2017

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

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What is paid time off like at Forrester?

...The companies benefits and compensations has fallen below market level while the "amazing culture" is used time and again as an excuse for less PTO, minimal amenities and poor tech....

October 16, 2019

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