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AI in HR

As the size of human resource departments decline and workforces become increasingly dispersed and difficult to monitor based on remote and hybrid work models, artificial intelligence is making inroads in helping human resources do their job. Even though 81% of human resource leaders say they find it challenging to keep up with the pace of… Read more »

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trick interview questions

Preparation and honesty are two essential criteria for success in any interview. You know all the standard interview questions and you should have prepared answers for them. Not that you should be robotic but be prepared enough to be articulate and interesting. You also will run into the occasional interviewer who only asks negative questions…. Read more »

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pay transparency

Starting May 15, 2022 New York City employers with four or more employees must post salary ranges in job advertisements. This is an amendment to the NYC Human Rights Law and considers excluding minimum and maximum salaries from NYC based positions “unlawful discriminatory practice.” This bill passed with a vote of 41 -7 reflecting how… Read more »

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market research recruiting in 2022

Today’s market has been WILD, to say the least. Forty-one percent of employees in the global workforce are considering resigning from their roles. Market Research candidates have multiple offers at once and often drop off the interview process with no warning. Feeling like you can’t catch a break or retain interested talent? Here are five… Read more »

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30-60-90 day sales plan

Most sales people are comfortable creating their first 90 day sales plan once they start their new job, but Pharmaceutical Sales Executive Recruiter, Nancy Ragonese says, “Spending the time to think through and even write down all the issues, goals and strategies associated with a 30-60-90 day sales plan can clarify why you should or… Read more »

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Russian invasion's impact on insurance

War is excluded as a cause of loss in property policies and all war insurance policies are cancelled automatically if the conflict is a war between any of the five United Nations Security Council nations: U.S., U.K., France, China and Russia. Direct insurance losses from the Russia/Ukraine war are not expected to be exceptionally large…. Read more »

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sharing of healthcare data

Oracle’s $28.3 billion deal to buy electronic medical records company, Cerner, could address a major challenge in healthcare, that of datasets that don’t communicate with one another, through the creation of a cloud-based platform. Fragmentation and interoperability are two core issues that have to be resolved for even a cloud-based platform to work.  The effective… Read more »

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post-covid recruiting best practices

As we slowly come out of the pandemic the labor market is tight with many job openings unfilled. This labor market has record-level turnover and job openings, increased stress and significantly changed candidate expectations. Here are the post-Covid recruiting best practices you can use to improve your ability to hire. Remote Interviewing Virtual interviewing exploded… Read more »

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pay transparency

Americans have a cultural aversion to discussing personal income. A 2018 survey from Capital Group found “salary or household income” to be Americans’ foremost conversational taboo, ahead of “marriage problems, mental illness, drug addiction, race, sex, politics and religion.” But this pay transparency taboo may be changing due to Gen Z’s generational comfort with sharing… Read more »

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pharmaceutical drug pricing

The answer to the question ‘Is Inflation Impacting Pharmaceutical Drug Pricing’ is surprisingly, no. “There are two big drivers on drug costs. One is ensuring competition. The price of a drug is greatly impacted by the extent to which there is competition. The second big challenge and one that remains more difficult to address is… Read more »