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What makes the perfect Freelance CV?

by Freya Valentine March 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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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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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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