fun stuff

Please release me, let me go…

by Catherine Vaughan July 1st, 2019

…Cos I don’t love you anymore…no relationship break up is easy, even one that is fundamentally transactional! When a team member or employee decides it’s time to move on sometimes, as in romance, things can get messy. In an increasingly candidate-short market, some companies will bend over backwards to keep hold of their staff, even […]

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CVs – what not to do…

by Anna Soares Dos Santos March 27th, 2019

As the resourcing manager, I spend a lot of time sifting through CVs (and LinkedIn profiles). Some are great, most are so-so, and the occasional few need a complete revamp! Often, with just a few small changes, you can make massive improvements. A few years ago, my colleague Freya compiled a list of common CV […]

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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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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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What makes the perfect Freelance CV?

by Freya Valentine January 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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