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work with Smith Hanley

Why do people love to work with Smith Hanley? from Smith Hanley Associates Why do people love to work with Smith Hanley? Our clients can tell you for themselves. Great to work with! Employers appreciate that we are smart, thorough and consistently deliver quality candidates. Sean Murphy is an absolute pleasure to work with.  He… Read more »

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remote worker's career

When companies sent their employees home to work for the last year and a half due to the pandemic, productivity didn’t suffer and workers enjoyed their new freedom and time and money-saving lack of a commute. Now employees are revolting at the idea of going back into the office full-time or at all. What will… Read more »

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four day work week

The five day work week began in 1940 when the push by labor movements for more humane working conditions created the 1938 Fair Labor Standards Act. With all the technological advancements in society and the workplace since 1940 and the pandemic driven realization that successful remote work is possible, isn’t it time to consider a… Read more »

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big city workers returning to office

In early summer 2021, before the Delta variant surge, the general consensus was 62% of big city workers returning to the office in September. Thirty six percent of the workforce was back in New York City offices in the first week of October which was a 5% increase since Labor Day but well below what… Read more »

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hiring during the holidays

If you haven’t heard, hiring is booming! Across multiple industries and multiple job tracks companies are in desperate need of new employees. Stopping your job search over the holidays means you will miss out on some real opportunities. Here are six reasons why you should keep or even start job hunting or hiring during the… Read more »

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data visualization

As we detailed in our previous blog, Data Visualization History, people have been visualizing data for centuries. The ability to visualize large complex data sets quickly and easily is relatively new. With the introduction of Microsoft Excel in 1990 rows and columns of data could be changed into a visual representation with the click of… Read more »

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data visualization

The graphical representation of data, data visualization, has been happening for a long time. Where has it been and where is it going will be presented in this blog and one to follow shortly.  Here is a brief data visualization history. 12,000 Years Ago to the 10th Century The walls of caves hold the oldest… Read more »

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disrupted commercial strategies

The turbulence brought on by COVID-19 has disrupted commercial strategies. Companies have been experiencing launch delays, access barriers, demand and supply disruption, salesforce adjustment and suspended in-person promotion. HCPs have disruption in patient visits, treatments and procedures, medicine shortages and remote detailing. Payers experience loss in their available price premiums, delayed access and reimbursement timelines,… Read more »

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actuarial statistics

Sometimes the day-to-day nitty-gritty of your job can feel narrow or run-of-the-mill. Step back and consider these inspiring actuarial statistics about your chosen profession, and realize you made the right choice! One of the most inspiring actuarial statistics is that the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)  predicts a 22% increase in the number… Read more »