Your journey with us
We can help you navigate the freelance way of working and support you, from finding the right contract to making sure you have the correct financial information. Our interim desk will make sure you have everything you need.
Take a look at our testimonials and hear what other candidates and clients have to say about their experience partnering with us on their recruitment journey.
Before you embark on your journey with us, we’d like to know;
- Who you are
- Your values
- What’s important to you?
- Your short-term and long-term goals
If we’re a good match, we will collaborate with you to ensure you find the very best opportunity for this stage of your career. We can support you with:
- Preparing your CV
- Guiding you through best practice for interviews
Once you have secured the contract we will support you by:
- Negotiating and securing the best roles
- Managing the IR35 requirements
- Time sheets and payment
- Securing the next contract
Whether you’re working as a contractor for the first time or have been for many years, we can give you advice on changes to legislation that affect you. We will also guide you through best practice for building a successful contracting career.
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Part Time Associate Director, Interim: Changing requirements at short notice
The interim desk moves at a much quicker pace than the perm desks, assignments can come in at any point in the day and may need to be filled immediately.
In this instance one of our regular candidates, an experienced Associate Director called to ask for our help.
She was about to start full time 4-month contract when her personal circumstances changed and she could only work 4 days a week.
The client in question was going through a…Read More
Qualitative Researcher: Moving from temp to perm
Someone who had been a freelancer in the marketing industry got in touch as based on experience she wanted to see if we could help her secure a permanent position within the insight industry.
She had identified that Research/Insight was where her interest lay and she had some experience from several years’ freelancing. The issue was that her market research skills were very limited and therefore was not an obvious fit for the roles she was applying for in agencies.
Following our initial meeting I…Read More
Senior Director: A senior level move
After taking a brief for a complex role from one of our key clients I briefed our in house resourcer to support my search. She successfully identified this candidate and I got in touch to arrange an initial conversation.
We talked in detail about his experience to date, key achievements and also what he wanted to do next both in terms of roles, responsibilities and culture. I was able to talk to him in great detail about this opportunity as it was an opening within a new team within a wider…Read More
Research Executive: Changing careers
Candidate came to me looking for a change of career and industry. Knowledge of the MR Industry was limited to conversations they had had with friends, but this wasn’t providing enough detail for them to make a decision.
On first meeting I was able to provide additional information on what a career in Market Research would look like, the opportunities, the employers and the scope for a long term career. This candidate had experience but would be entry level for market research so I was able to counsel and help the…Read More
Insight Analyst: Getting a foot in the door
One of our clients is a well-known communications agency who specialise in fragile and conflict states. We advertised a junior level role for an Arabic speaker, and we were immediately contacted by a candidate.
Unfortunately, shortly after the application the role was filled and no longer available but the candidate was keen to talk so we arranged an online meeting.
In our initial call, I was able to get an understanding both of the candidate’s skill set but also their personality. They were impressive, arrived…Read More
Survey Programmer: Looking for a role to build skills
I was approached by a candidate who had been contracting for several years but was now ready for a permanent role. She had previously been in permanent employment but decided in 2015 to start contracting to build a wide range of DP and Scripting skills. This was a unique candidate who needed more time to be ready to take all the experience gained into a permanent role.
In one of my regular catch-ups with a key client, we had discussed long-term plans for his DP & Programming team, and how this…Read More
Your communication and availability have always made me feel cared for.
The Hasson team is really enthusiastic, supportive and helpful.
I had total trust in their advice.