Mind the gap!…

by Sinead Hasson August 17th, 2017

When I did my gap year back in 1996, I had graduated and been working for two years. My gap year involved a combination of travelling and working in Australia and Asia. It was a lot of fun, and I met lots of friends and gained stories for life… but that’s a tale for another […]


When I was your age….

by Freya Valentine July 28th, 2017

Millennial. The definition of millennial is “a person reaching young adulthood in the early 21st century.”  However, most of the articles written would suggest a very different meaning, something much more negative. In a recent study into Millennials from Ipsos, the top 5 words most associated with Millennial are; tech savvy, materialistic, selfish, lazy and […]


Expansion at Hasson Associates

by Anna Foster July 13th, 2017

Hasson Associates are delighted to announce the arrival of our newest Associate, Abi Blank. Abi joins the team as Senior Associate and is a very welcome addition to the team. She will be working across all the Research, Data and Insight Industry. She has worked in recruitment for over 6 years and has a strong […]


The happy world of research project management.

by Febe Pritchard June 22nd, 2017

You may wonder what makes project management in the market research industry a stimulating career choice? With my years of experience as a Project Manager, I can attest that it is a multidimensional role, and I have identified five essential parts of the role that will produce a proficient project manager.   Proposal stage is […]


Aiming for Promotion?

by Sinead Hasson June 12th, 2017

What happens a year or two after you get your dream job? Often boredom can set in, you start to find that life is a bit repetitive, so you get itchy feet. It’s often easier to get a promotion by moving companies, but is that what you want? You’re already learning from your boss, your […]


What makes the perfect Freelance CV?

by Freya Valentine May 26th, 2017

Generally speaking, a CV is the first thing an employer or potential client sees when you introduce yourself, it’s your selling point. No matter what level you are, your CV should do the talking. So, what’s the best way to do this and should the CV of a freelancer or contractor look different to a […]


Promotion & Expansion at Hasson Associates

by Anna Foster May 18th, 2017

Hasson Associates are pleased to announce the promotion of Freya Valentine from Resourcer to Associate, on our highly active interim desk. The last few years have seen real growth in the need for interim talent, in the Market Research & Insight Industry, so when looking to expand, it made perfect sense to promote from within. […]


Introduction of the European GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

by Febe Pritchard May 2nd, 2017

With the impending introduction of the European GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), we have started helping clients with their preparation by recruiting candidates who can provide data quality and governance services to their business. There is a growth in the awareness of this new regulation that will come into effect in the Spring of 2018. […]


Top tips for the world of freelance.

by Freya Valentine April 28th, 2017

As we make baby steps closer to the summer months, the Freelance & Interim desk at Hasson Associates is getting busier and busier (in fact, it’s taken me 2 weeks to write this blog as I’ve only had time to write one sentence at a time!) with interesting new roles and some great new candidates. […]


Tired of London….tired of life (or just struggling to pay the rent?)

by Sinead Hasson April 24th, 2017

Every year, people at the first stage of their career flock to London. Why? The answer is quite simple. More opportunities, more employers, higher salaries, and great diversity. London is one of the world’s greatest cities, and with so much to offer, it’s the perfect place to start a working life. Unfortunately, the streets aren’t […]