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 […]


Useful Resources for Freelance and Interim Workers for Market Research, Insight and Analysis.

by Freya Valentine February 15th, 2018

It takes a lot of confidence to resign, even when you have a brand-new job lined up with signed contracts and a new start date. However, it takes even more self-assurance and perhaps even a helpful pinch of cockiness, to hand in your notice if you’ve got nothing concrete lined up. Most people who chose […]


Does your graduate recruitment process live up to your diversity policy?

by Anna Soares Dos Santos February 2nd, 2018

Over the past few years, organisations in all sectors have come under pressure to improve their diversity. Most companies now recognise the importance of finding employees from a range of backgrounds, and it’s common for businesses to have diversity and equality policies. This is to be applauded – the more diverse your workforce is the […]


Understanding GDPR

by Anna Foster January 25th, 2018

  GDPR (General Date Protection Regulation)… One of the most talked about topics of 2018, yet so many people still seem totally perplexed by it – including myself! But, as Office Manager, this definitely falls under my remit. Having carried out research over the past few months, and attending various seminars/webinars, I was pleased to […]


Making Progress

by Sinead Hasson January 18th, 2018

According to Wikipedia, career management is the combination of structured planning and the active management choice of one’s own professional career. The outcome of successful career management should include personal fulfilment, work/life balance, goal achievement and financial security. So, it would seem logical that something which would provide fulfilment, a sense of achievement and financial security would […]


The Managers

by Sinead Hasson January 18th, 2018

People don’t usually leave companies or jobs, they leave people. Time and time again, when we ask our candidates why they want to move they will cite their manager.  ‘They never listen’, ‘I don’t know what he/she wants’, ‘There is no room to progress, and no-one to promote me’, ‘He/she just doesn’t like me’. This […]


Here’s to 2018!

by Sinead Hasson January 3rd, 2018

So it’s the start of another year in my career in Market Research Recruitment.  Will we see another year of surprises and shocks in the world of Research & Data-mergers, acquisitions, and growth? One of the biggest trends for us has been the development of the “gig” culture at all levels. Popular media would suggest that “gigs” […]


Who’s who at Hasson Associates

by Anna Foster December 15th, 2017

Recognised as one of the UK’s most trusted independent recruitment consultancies, Hasson Associates has become the first choice when it comes to permanent, freelance and interim Market Research, Insight and Analytics recruitment. Heading into its tenth year, the company is now comprised of 8 highly experienced experts who have comprehensive knowledge, and networks within the industry. Providing […]


Don’t let the madness of job-hunting beat you.

by Damon Thomas October 17th, 2017

Job hunting can be a stressful and all-consuming experience.  It is a full-time job in-itself, an emotional rollercoaster and can make you go mad. The research and prepping needed, finding the time to attend interviews and always needing to be at the top of your game, is hard work.  So, in no way a definitive […]


Are you skipping over the first step of the hiring process?

by Catherine Vaughan September 25th, 2017

In today’s ever-evolving market, much emphasis has been placed on how job seekers should present themselves to a potential employer. In this industry, multi-taskers are in hot demand; those that can be both hands-on and strategic, creative and commercial, those who are effective communicators and analytically-minded too. Plus they must have that special ingredient that […]