There has been a wide and on-going discussion in market research on bringing in and retaining the best talent for the industry. Each year associations do more and more to address the issue. But are we doing enough?
Can you remember what it was like for your first few months as a researcher? Here young researcher Karen Foster shares how she got into the business and the first few months on the job, what she’s learned and discusses what we need to do as an industry to continue attracting young talent.
What’s the industry like for the new blood? Katie Aylward and Samantha Bond, two young researchers at Northstar Research share why they find the industry compelling and discuss the opportunities available for those entering the profession.
The 6th annual Young Researcher of the Year Award is currently open to entrants. We caught up with some of this year’s mentors and previous finalists to talk about why the award is important, and how it can benefit your career as a young researcher.