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Beat the ‘January Blues’, and improve your mental health at work.

by Anna Soares Dos Santos January 8th, 2019

  We all know about the January Blues. January objectively sucks: it’s cold, no one has any money, and all those hopefully-attained gym memberships start to go to waste. Unfortunately, for some of us, the ‘January blues’ linger beyond January and leak into every other month of the year. At least one in six workers […]

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Balancing your commitments…

by Danny Stockwell January 3rd, 2019

We read more and more about maintaining a healthy work / life balance and the impact of not doing so. Now we are encouraged to have a side hustle – to explore all aspects of ourselves and so many people are holding down full time jobs whilst at the same time running a POP up, […]

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Top tips for making sure you have the team you want…

by Sinead Hasson December 13th, 2018

We all know that having the right people in your team is key to success. The perfect combination of talent can transform your business and everyone’s individual career. As recruiters we are constantly developing new connections, getting under the skin of each person we meet, which means when you call us we are already set […]

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Advice to researchers looking for a pay rise…

by Sinead Hasson December 7th, 2018

Do research We’d all like to be paid more, but if you are going to ask for a pay rise, you need to know that it’s the market rate. Check online ads and, if you have a good relationship with a recruiter, ask their opinion. If you can, find out what other people at your level are paid. Make sure […]

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Information is Beautiful

by Charles Moore November 26th, 2018

We live in a world where more data is being created and collected – consumer, transactional, competitor data, big data, social media, digital, attitudinal, behavioural data, quant, qual etc, etc. The more and more data that is collected the more unwieldy it becomes. It’s therefore becoming more important for companies to build the capabilities to […]

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Expansion at Hasson Associates

by Anna Foster November 22nd, 2018

It’s been a really busy few months at Hasson Associates and we wanted to keep you updated with some of the changes. Due to the new GDPR regulations and our desire to ensure that the data we hold is secure and up to date, we have promoted Anna Soares Dos Santos to a new post […]

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Open your business to flexible talent…

by Sinead Hasson November 22nd, 2018

I don’t think it’s a war so much as a constant battle. All businesses (ours included) need to continuously maintain a pipeline of talent. You never know when disaster/resignations might occur, or when you win a big piece of business and need a bigger team to support the new client. So it is best practice […]

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Reciprocity…

by Damon Thomas October 25th, 2018

As a dad to a nine-year old, year five girl, I am at the daunting stage of her life, when as parents we are starting to look at secondary schools.  We are a long way off from making any decision and I am sure we will still be undecided when we need to start thinking […]

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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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The part timer

by Anna Foster September 4th, 2018

Being a part time working mother of two children isn’t easy. There is a constant internal battle: am I a good mother, a good wife? Am I doing my best I can at work? Am I making enough time for my family, friends…and myself? The frequent self-doubt can be exhausting.   Getting the right balance […]

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