industry news

It’s time for MR to design a workplace for the future

by Sinead Hasson July 15th, 2015

The research and insight industries need a new workspace strategy to attract and retain young talent. As the next generation of top graduates prepares to enter the world of work, the merry-go-round of activity designed to lure new talent into MR swings into action. But, for many MR firms, the battle to recruit and retain […]

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Who is running the household?

by Damon Thomas July 7th, 2015

As my daughter turned six yesterday, I was reminded of a talk I attended at The Market Research Summit in May.  Anna Barnes and Laura Morby from One-MS presented a piece of research that looked at a shift in parenting styles, a democratisation of the decision making process, and kids’ total immersion in technology, to […]

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Social Mobility

by Sinead Hasson June 17th, 2015

The brightest working class talent needs more than privileged social backgrounds to help them break into elite UK firms The recent study on behalf of Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission claims that top firms are sidelining the UK’s brightest working-class applicants in favour of privileged and “polished” candidates. The report – which surveyed staff […]

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Do you feel like a fake?

by Sinead Hasson June 17th, 2015

“I feel like a fake.” “It’s just luck.” “Success is no big deal.” Does this sound familiar? Even if you don’t say them out loud, do they belong to the little voice inside your head or the #shittycommittee? If these are your symptoms, the diagnosis is “imposter syndrome” and there is no easy cure. Luckily […]

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May @ Hasson Associates

by Hasson Associates June 2nd, 2015

After all of the excitement of the election, and the many many blogs/articles/tweets from the industry to explain polling, May eventually settled down to business as usual. Here at Hasson Associates we work across Market Research Agency – Exec and Operations; Consultancy, Clientside and Other Agency (media, marketing, digital, design). We get to see a real […]

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