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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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It’s more than hashtags… it’s about action.

by Sinead Hasson June 21st, 2018

The current conversation around diversity and inclusion is getting louder and louder – it’s in everyday media, marketing, and news. Its been talked about in the boardroom, the kitchen, and probably in the pub on a Friday after work. Could there be a danger that we stop hearing it? I worry that we will stop […]

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Sleep your way to the top!

by Charles Moore June 11th, 2018

What do Churchill, Einstein, JFK and Aristotle all have in common? Besides all being highly successful in their chosen careers, they all practised micro napping, grabbing a cheeky 40 winks during the working day.  Churchill claimed that it helped him get twice as much done each day and Einstein used his micro naps to top […]

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Moving to The Netherlands

by Alex Giurgiu June 7th, 2018

  Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague – great cities in a beautiful country. Famous for tulips, cycling, great beer, a laid back culture, and a short distance from the UK and most major European countries. You may have considered visiting for a weekend but have you ever thought about a more permanent move? Here’s why: Career opportunities […]

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Hasson Associates International has now officially launched!

by Sinead Hasson June 1st, 2018

Hasson Associates International has now officially launched, with our consultant Alexandra Giurgiu leading our business in mainland Europe. Alex has been part of the Hasson Associates team for 3 years and prior to that she worked with Sue Hill Recruitment. She is passionate about recruitment in the research & insights sector, so when we were […]

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GDPR needn’t cause you a headache… here’s what you need to know.

by Sinead Hasson May 18th, 2018

GDPR seems to be attracting more headlines in my echo chamber than the royal wedding. In many cases, these headlines scream frustration. There is so much confusion amongst clients about GDPR in relation to recruitment and hiring strategies that so far, we seem to be seeing new and often unnecessary processes all over the place. […]

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Job hunting for the first time (or the first time in a long time)? …argghh!!!

by Sinead Hasson April 16th, 2018

Are you job hunting for the first time, or the first time in a long time? It can be a daunting experience. On top of working out what you want, what your CV should say, and what you should wear, the hardest part can be working out where to find the job you want. That’s […]

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B2B (business2business) Research: A Recruiters Perspective

by Damon Thomas April 9th, 2018

I have recruited for the market research industry since 2001 and since then have seen a great deal of change. My 2001 self would not recognise the industry I now recruit in – we have all had to evolve. B2B Research has always been something I have been involved in, from my industry days (financial […]

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International Woman Day 2018

by Anna Foster March 8th, 2018

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of woman. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. We have asked team: “What’s the one piece of advice you would give to your younger self? or if you are a man… What advice would you give […]

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The never ending debate on flexi working – trust is key!

by Abi Blank March 5th, 2018

It’s 2018, and when it comes to communication, science has basically invented magic. We can access our work, our hobbies, and each other, with a few taps on the portable supercomputer tucked in in our pocket. It has never been easier for people to work flexibly or remotely. We have also, rightly, come to expect […]

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