Author: Alex Giurgiu

Interviewing someone who is relocating

by Alex Giurgiu October 16th, 2019

As any recruiter or a hiring manager will tell you, interviewing candidates thoroughly is a priority in placing them into a role. You need to understand their experience and expectations equally to avoid wasting anyone’s time. Experience is all about what they can do, what they have learnt – the past. Expectations is all about what […]

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Moving to Deutschland

by Alex Giurgiu March 28th, 2019

Living and working in Germany can be one of the best professional decisions you’ve ever made. Germany prides itself on efficiency, punctuality and accuracy so it is a natural environment for a market researcher. The market research world is highly developed and home of many of the biggest brands in our sector. Lots of international […]

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Moving to Switzerland

by Alex Giurgiu February 12th, 2019

Amid all the political changes in the UK, you’re probably thinking this might be a good time for a move to another country. As Head of International at Hasson Associates I am exposed to the market throughout across the EU and if you are  a market research professional, a good option would be Switzerland. It’s […]

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Mindless job applications

by Alex Giurgiu September 26th, 2018

The days in which people need a job, any job, are over. So why, as candidates, do we still act like we need to apply to all the available job postings? I’m sure all recruiters/employers here have had mindless job applications from smart and educated candidates with great experience, but totally unsuitable to the role […]

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Moving to The Netherlands

by Alex Giurgiu June 7th, 2018

Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague – great cities in a beautiful country. Famous for tulips, cycling, great beer, a laid back culture, and a short distance from the UK and most major European countries. You may have considered visiting for a weekend but have you ever thought about a more permanent move? Here’s why: Career opportunities – […]

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