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Learning from each other

by Sinead Hasson September 17th, 2021

Boomers, Generation Xers, Millennials and then Generation Zers bringing up the rear. Four generations of our population with an age range from 7 to 73 and all with their own opinions, ways of looking at and doing things. Just recently I read a Q&A, Boomers asking questions of Gen Zers. Questions ranged from ‘is email […]

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Back To School…

by Sinead Hasson August 25th, 2021

As summer (did we have one?) draws to a close, the end of August beginning of September has always had that back to school feel about it. For children up and down the country the summer holidays are over and it’s a new uniform, schoolbag, shoes, and pencil case as they head back to the […]

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Tune in, then turn off…

by Sinead Hasson July 19th, 2021

‘Hi, I’m sorry I can’t come in today but I’m not feeling very well’. This is a call we’ve all had to make at some point in our lives. It’s not a ‘duvet day’ or a ‘me day’ it’s a ‘I’m genuinely really not very well and can’t (and shouldn’t) come into the office day’. […]

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What did we learn…?

by Sinead Hasson July 12th, 2021

Well, its not quite coming home. It’s the morning after the night before and, lets face it if you’re an England fan, you probably woke up to a sense of disappointment that we’re not champions of Europe. When we think about it a little more, we take pride in such an incredible team of young […]

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Gone in 60 seconds…

by Sinead Hasson June 15th, 2021

That’s what it felt like, last March when The Prime Minister addressed the nation, advising the UK’s workforce to stay at home and I closed the door on our central London office. Cajoling the staff at a time of immense worry for everyone, ‘it’ll be over in a few weeks, don’t worry we’ll be back […]

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Strange times in the job-hunting world!

by Sinead Hasson May 18th, 2021

Video interviews are now the norm and people can have 3 or 4 before a decision is made. One of the things we have spoken about over and over as a team, is the challenge of working out if a company is right for you based on a series of video calls. You can’t see […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

by Anna Foster May 10th, 2021

At Hasson Associates, Mental Health and Wellbeing has always remained a top priority. We strive to ensure everyone’s mental health and wellbeing is acknowledged all year through, and not just during mental health awareness week. A few years ago, I completed a short course in Adult Mental Health with MHFA England. Completing the course made […]

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Keeping focussed on your career goals

by Sinead Hasson January 28th, 2021

Is standing still really an option? January 2021 has been one of the busiest months we have had in recruitment in a while in terms of requirements from our clients. Normally it’s a slow start in January picking up towards the end of the month – this year with no holidays to speak of, the […]

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Thank you

by Sinead Hasson December 22nd, 2020

Normally at the end of every year we write a blog. We talk about the key trends, what we have seen and what we expect from the year ahead. Given the uniqueness of this year I thought I would take the opportunity to thank those people who have been involved in our story this year. […]

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Stand out from the crowd

by Catherine Vaughan November 5th, 2020

In a tricky market your initial approach to a job must be spot on! 1) Make sure your CV is fit for purpose Whatever your experience, make sure your CV is concise, well-spaced and user-friendly. (Definitely no more than 3 pages). Check and check again for any typos or spelling mistakes and get a second […]

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