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Data Scientist has become a catchall title for anyone who works with structured or unstructured data.  For some companies it is an IT function while for others any analytical person is called a Data Scientist because it is the most desirable title and the company can attract more candidates using that title.  It doesn’t mean… Read more »

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  Quirk’s did a very interesting salary survey of their subscribers in the summer of 2017.  It confirmed that compensation is higher for corporate researchers than for those that work as research suppliers.  The interesting part was how close the entry level base salaries were. Let’s dig into the Market Research Analyst position a bit… Read more »

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In 2017 Glassdoor proclaimed Data Scientist the #1 job in America. Smith Hanley not only shared this with you in a blog but did an infographic as well. History repeats itself in 2018 with Data Scientist again in Glassdoor’s top spot.   Glassdoor ranks positions through a combination of job satisfaction, median salary and number… Read more »

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Yes, practice your answers to 40 common interview questions. Yes, there will be quirky interview questions that will probably justifiably confuse you. But realistically the majority of interviews will really touch on the four questions below. Good answers to these interview questions will get you the job offer. Bad answers will eliminate you from consideration…. Read more »

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Interested in a financial services career? Credit Risk Analysts are in demand as long as you have these skills:   SAS/SQL, R and Python In today’s banking environment SAS/SQL is still the analytical industry standard. However, R & Python are quickly gaining steam and are being implemented in the cultures of industry disruptors like the… Read more »

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You’ve had a successful career.  You are rising to the top of your profession and ready to take the skills you’ve learned to the next level.  Time to start a job search. STOP!  Do not send out that resume until you have prepared yourself.  With hard work you can be prepared in a week.  If… Read more »

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2017 Overview The pharmaceutical industry began 2017 very cautiously.  It was unclear how President Trump and his agenda were going to affect the industry. That lack of clarity led to slow hiring in the first half of 2017. As it became clear that President Trump’s attention was going to be focused elsewhere, the second half… Read more »

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The Magnificent 7 Points that Separate the Best from the Rest for the Emerging MSL Profession For those organizations that do it better, the Medical Science Liaison (MSL) role is emerging as a competitive advantage for BioPharma, Medical Device, CRO and Contract MSL (such as TMAC, Tardis, etc.) organizations that strategically utilize this force better… Read more »