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Does this feel like the right time in your life to be changing job?

by Damon Thomas May 22nd, 2019

We have all had a bad day at the office.  In fact, we have all likely had bad weeks.   We all experience peaks and troughs in all jobs but is this the right time for a move.  Too much flip flopping in your career will send big red flags to future employers about your tenacity […]

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Mental Health & Job Hunting

by Sinead Hasson May 16th, 2019

When you are looking for a new job, you are constantly told that you need to show your ‘best’ self – sound familiar? Whilst it is important to show your ‘best’ self,  you also need to show your ‘true’ self. In light of Mental Health Awareness week, here are some tips for job hunting that […]

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What are the benefits of using a specialist recruitment partner to find talent?

by Charles Moore April 16th, 2019

Sourcing the right talent at the right time can prove a challenge, particularly for a niche industry or sector. In a McKinsey report “The new Tech Talent You need to Achieve Success in Digital” it suggests it can take as much as 6 months to hire some of the most sought-after skills like machine learning […]

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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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CVs – what not to do…

by Anna Soares Dos Santos March 27th, 2019

As the resourcing manager, I spend a lot of time sifting through CVs (and LinkedIn profiles). Some are great, most are so-so, and the occasional few need a complete revamp! Often, with just a few small changes, you can make massive improvements. A few years ago, my colleague Freya compiled a list of common CV […]

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Are you a ‘Responsible Business’?

by Anna Foster February 14th, 2019

In today’s crowded marketplace, being a responsible business can really showcase some of  your values to your team, as well as attract the staff you want/need.  Hasson Associates have recently joined the Heart of the City community, who offer guidance and connections to support businesses plan, action and measure their charitable activities. The good news […]

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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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Securing your next team mate! Don’t wait around…

by Abi Blank January 21st, 2019

With recruitment, there are a number of elements that come into play. As a consultant, it’s our role to provide facts and overviews, bringing together potential matches, whilst instilling a sense of urgency for both the client and the potential employee. Living in the fast-paced world of 2019, making timely decisions is key for both […]

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Expansion on the Temp Desk…

by Anna Foster January 21st, 2019

Hasson Associates are delighted to announce that due to continued growth in our interim business we have appointed Nikki Drinan as Senior Associate in the interim team, working alongside Freya Valentine. This team provides temp and contract staff across all elements of market research, data and analysis. This is our 11th year of business and […]

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What makes the perfect Freelance CV?

by Freya Valentine January 18th, 2019

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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