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Flexible working – can employees and employers find the perfect balance?

by Hasson Associates November 5th, 2015

Famously, the UK has the longest working hours in Europe, yet does this make us more productive as a nation? And are we happy? This is a subject area I’ve been thinking about a lot in recent times. A very senior and well respected recruiter I knew when I first started out in recruitment had […]


The Everchanging World of Research

by Sinead Hasson October 22nd, 2015

I have been recruiting in market research for nearly 20 years, and there has always been trends, twists and turns in that time, but no more so than in the past 2 years. When I started out I knew nothing at all, but if I could work out the difference between qual and quant I […]


Researcher vs. Analyst – not anymore

by Alex Giurgiu October 6th, 2015

In the last couple of years we’ve seen the Researcher and Analyst jobs become more and more similar. If, in the past, there was a clear distinction between the two, they have now begun to merge into one. While Researchers worked on the front and the back end of data, crunching numbers and interpreting results, […]


Congrats to Mat

by Hasson Associates September 17th, 2015

We are delighted to announce that Mat Law has been promoted to Associate at Hasson Associates. The promotion is part of our long-term strategy for growth and our commitment to the Research & Insight sector. Mat joined us after graduating from the University of Leicester with a degree in management studies to pursue a career in […]


Recruitment is a right drag, isn’t it?!

by Catherine Vaughan September 4th, 2015

If you’re an employer with work up to your eyeballs, coupled with an alarming lack of resources, then clearly you need to hire new blood – and fast. Most likely you won’t have the time to engage in the laborious process of sourcing and vetting candidates; you’re in the ludicrous, but all too common position […]