Why You Should Celebrate the Chinese New Year, Even If You Aren’t Chinese


Chinese New Year

There are many interesting traditions associated with the celebration of the Chinese New Year. Why not take advantage of the good luck that can come from participating in a holiday celebrated by millions? Chinese New Year Has Been Happening for Thousands of Years It is believed that the New Year celebration began during Emperor Yao… Read more »

How Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday Became a National Holiday


Dr. Martin Luther King National Holiday

The celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday on the third Monday in January honors the legacy of Dr. King, focuses attention on civil rights, highlights the use of nonviolence to promote change, and calls people into public service.  It wasn’t an easy path creating the first federal holiday for the birth of a… Read more »

Data Science Salary Expectations for 2020 and Other Trends


data science salary expectations

Data Science and Analytics Recruiters, Nancy Darian and Paul Chatlos, give you their data science salary expectations going into 2020 and the hottest trends in the data science industry. Data Science Salary Expectations Glassdoor.com reports on December 19, 2019 that from the 6606 salaries submitted anonymously by data scientists the average base pay is $120K… Read more »

Get to Know the Unique Recruiters at Smith Hanley Associates



Smith Hanley recruiters are ready to assist you in hiring or finding your next position in the fields of Data Science, Actuarial Science, Market Research, Biostatistics, Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Sales, Medical Science Liaisons and Pharmaceutical Commercial Analytics. See our testimonial page on our website to see what our clients and candidates say about us…. Read more »

Happy New Year!


Happy New Year

Happy New Year from the Recruiters at Smith Hanley Associates.  We predict the strong labor market to continue into 2020 and hope to work with you with any hiring needs or job search needs you may have.  All the best for a successful New Year!

Merry Christmas!


Merry Christmas

The Recruiters at Smith Hanley Associates wish you a very Merry Christmas!  Enjoy this time with your family and friends and come back in the New Year refreshed and ready to expand and improve your career.

Happy Hanukkah!


Happy Hanukkah

The Smith Hanley Associate Recruiters wish you a very Happy Hanukkah from December 22 to December 30.  The eight day Festival of Lights commemorates the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem.  A single day’s supply of oil kept the menorah burning in the rededicated temple for the entire eight days.  A miracle!  Enjoy!

BioPharma Recruiting: 2019 Trends and 2020 Outlook


biopharma recruiting

After failed repeal of Obamacare in 2018 and again in 2019, the Affordable Care Act may very well be here to stay. Cost savings on drugs and product growth will have to come from new areas of drug discovery and product launches. Companies in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry saw their biopharma recruiting hiring… Read more »

BioPharma Trends in 2019 and Predictions for 2020


biopharma treands

Here are Smith Hanley Associates’ Biostatistics Recruiter Nihar Parikh’s thoughts on the biopharma trends that occurred in 2019 and what he predicts for 2020. Deals A September 2019 survey by KPMG found that life science CEOs plan to achieve growth objectives in the next few years through deals.  In 2018 33% of biopharma CEOs sought… Read more »

2020 Actuarial Outlook


2020 Actuarial Outlook

Natural disasters, interest rates, the aging of the population and the Presidential election will all have significant impact on the 2020 Actuarial Outlook. Will that impact be good or bad, and how does the successful organization weather what is to come? Smith Hanley Actuarial Recruiter, Rory Hauser, shares his thoughts. Natural Disasters The catastrophe model… Read more »