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Hiring in Lockdown! Is it possible?

by Sinead Hasson April 30th, 2020

LinkedIn is littered with posts about ‘business as usual’ and ‘lets carry on regardless!’ But it’s just not possible. Multi-tasking has reached a new peak as people are trying to fulfil their work responsibilities, educate their children, navigate the supermarket and keep a sense of humour within the same 4 walls. It’s tough and we […]

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Views from #lockdown.

by Sinead Hasson April 27th, 2020

Is it week 4 or 5? I have lost track of weeks and days and like most people wondering how we can successfully exit this hibernation with sanity intact. This lockdown has affected recruitment in a fairly dramatic way, in a way which reflects whats happening for many employers. Much hiring has been put on […]

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Job seeking in a socially distanced fashion.

by Sinead Hasson April 23rd, 2020

When we talk to you about looking for a new role, we talk about the look and feel of the company and the people you will work with. We chat about that first impression, that gut instinct that moment when you look into someone’s eyes and you know this is the one. That might seem […]

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Each for Equal

by Sinead Hasson March 6th, 2020

International Womens Day has been around since 1909 but in its current form is a force to challenge, create conversations and facilitate change.  Hasson Associates is a female owned business and for the first 5 years was female only. Now we are a collective of humans who are wives, fathers of daughters, daughters, sisters, brothers of sisters, nieces,  […]

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Networking without nightmares

by Charles Moore February 5th, 2020

Love it or hate it we all need to network at some point in our lives. Some basic tips and pointers can help us to network with confidence and overcome common anxieties. Naturally we believe networking to be the preserve of the extrovert. But not all extroverts are necessarily good networkers. The key to being […]

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Saying goodbye needn’t be hard…

by Sinead Hasson January 21st, 2020

Last week we said goodbye to Freya Valentine. She was a great part of our team and we were sad to see her go but she felt it was time to move on and we had a lot of fun/wine sending her on her way. We have been 12 years in business and over the […]

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IR35 is really boring!

by Freya Valentine November 7th, 2019

I love a good blog post, there’s nothing I like more than a good topic to write about. I’ve been putting this one off though ever since Anna, the Operations Manager at Hasson Associates, said to me “You should write something about IR35” and for some reason I replied “Sure! Of course!” before realising that […]

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Interviewing someone who is relocating

by Alex Giurgiu October 16th, 2019

As any recruiter or a hiring manager will tell you, interviewing candidates thoroughly is a priority in placing them into a role. You need to understand their experience and expectations equally to avoid wasting anyone’s time. Experience is all about what they can do, what they have learnt – the past. Expectations is all about what […]

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Signs you have outgrown your role (and / or) company…

by Catherine Vaughan October 15th, 2019

Everybody gets that Monday feeling now and then, but if you’re getting it every other day of the week then clearly something is amiss! Given most of us spend a very sizeable chunk of our life at work, it’s especially important that this time is as rewarding and enjoyable and fruitful as possible. Making the […]

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A letter to a first-time job seeker!

by Sinead Hasson August 29th, 2019

So, you have graduated/finished school, had that last Summer of fun, and now it’s time to get on the career ladder… More people than you would imagine are unsure of what they want to do. For most of us, it’s trial and error to find a company and a job that you like, that might […]

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