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Don’t let the madness of job-hunting beat you.

by Damon Thomas October 17th, 2017

Job hunting can be a stressful and all-consuming experience.  It is a full-time job in-itself, an emotional rollercoaster and can make you go mad. The research and prepping needed, finding the time to attend interviews and always needing to be at the top of your game, is hard work.  So, in no way a definitive […]

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Are you skipping over the first step of the hiring process?

by Catherine Vaughan September 25th, 2017

In today’s ever-evolving market, much emphasis has been placed on how job seekers should present themselves to a potential employer. In this industry, multi-taskers are in hot demand; those that can be both hands-on and strategic, creative and commercial, those who are effective communicators and analytically-minded too. Plus they must have that special ingredient that […]

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Re-fuel and Start Again

by Abi Blank September 1st, 2017

As I write this, it has been pouring with rain outside, all day, which isn’t a strange sight for the end of summer in England. It’s the time of year to re-fuel, fill up the tank and prepare for the last quarter, which for many industries can be turbulent, a bit like the weather. Most […]

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If there was one piece of advice I would give…

by Sinead Hasson August 24th, 2017

If there was one piece of advice I would give to every research & insight candidate who I’ve meet, that I know would add value to their career, it’s this… LEARN TO SELL. Embrace it, run towards it, don’t be afraid of it. It’s not the 1970’s. We’re not talking cold calling or phone bashing. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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