Author: Catherine Vaughan

Stand out from the crowd

by Catherine Vaughan November 5th, 2020

In a tricky market your initial approach to a job must be spot on! 1) Make sure your CV is fit for purpose Whatever your experience, make sure your CV is concise, well-spaced and user-friendly. (Definitely no more than 3 pages). Check and check again for any typos or spelling mistakes and get a second […]

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Interviewing and hiring in lockdown

by Catherine Vaughan July 13th, 2020

6 months ago, many companies wouldn’t have even considered allowing regular homeworking, never mind hiring people they’d never met! Whilst many businesses understandably wish to bring furloughed staff back before making any recruitment decisions, many have needed to build their teams, regardless of lockdown. In order to secure the talent they need, these organisations have […]

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Signs you have outgrown your role (and / or) company…

by Catherine Vaughan October 15th, 2019

Everybody gets that Monday feeling now and then, but if you’re getting it every other day of the week then clearly something is amiss! Given most of us spend a very sizeable chunk of our life at work, it’s especially important that this time is as rewarding and enjoyable and fruitful as possible. Making the […]

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Please release me, let me go…

by Catherine Vaughan July 1st, 2019

…Cos I don’t love you anymore…no relationship break up is easy, even one that is fundamentally transactional! When a team member or employee decides it’s time to move on sometimes, as in romance, things can get messy. In an increasingly candidate-short market, some companies will bend over backwards to keep hold of their staff, even […]

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Securing junior talent in a red-hot market

by Catherine Vaughan July 20th, 2018

2018 has been a frenetic year at Hasson Associates – the market this Summer has been as hot as the weather – and the heatwave doesn’t look to be ending any time soon! With so much demand for qualified candidates and so much choice for those, particularly at junior – mid level, it’s incredibly challenging […]

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