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To Skype or not to Skype?

by Alex Giurgiu March 30th, 2016

Technology doesn’t always go hand in hand with recruitment but in terms of interviewing we are seeing a good use of technology which is helping to make the process more efficient. Skype interviewing is used more and more at the expense of the face to face and telephone alternatives. As recruiters, we suggest it to our […]


MR Career Development Now and Then

by Sinead Hasson February 29th, 2016

The problem with writing about career development 70 years ago is that I’m far too young to hark back to 1945 and, frankly, I don’t know anyone in MR that isn’t. Some are dead. Most are happily retired and are therefore paying little attention to Impact – least of all to a column about career […]


Modern CV Design

by Kate Langford February 23rd, 2016

The Curriculum Vitae has gone through a long-needed makeover in recent years. That, oh so formal, document listing academic qualifications, the driving licence pass, and accounting for every month of your working life has finally lost its rigidity and dares to be something more creative. Very rarely do we now see age, marital status and nationality […]


The Job Market (Impact 2016)

by Sinead Hasson January 18th, 2016

  Originally published in Impact Magazine January 2016.


The run up to Christmas at Hasson

by Nicky Geen December 9th, 2015

It’s been a very busy and very sociable couple of weeks for the Hasson Associates team ahead of the countdown to Christmas. Did I mention it’s only another 15 sleeps until Santa comes down the chimney! Last week  we attended the Marketing and Digital awards as finalists in the ‘niche agency’ category. Apart from being the […]