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interviewing is like dating

“One classic mistake is when people give the impression that they just want a job, not this job or this company in particular,” Kathryn Minshew, CEO of The Muse, says. “From a hiring manager’s perspective, you’re looking for someone who is excited about this role or this company. It’s kind of like dating. No one… Read more »

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Cybersecurity threat to healthcare

A ransomware attack took down the UK’s National Health Service in 2017. This attack was a wake-up call to healthcare organizations around the world. As COVID-19 cases stretched and continue to stretch hospital capacity to the limit, we have a constant reminder of how critical our healthcare infrastructure is. How large is the cybersecurity threat… Read more »

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homeowner and car insurance premiums

Rising material costs also known as inflation, supply chain disruptions and climate change are combining to drive homeowner premiums up an average of 4% according to Triple-I, the Insurance Information Institute. The same economic impacts, except substitute driving habits for climate change, are raising car insurance premiums. Here is an explanation of what is driving… Read more »

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full remote, hybrid or full office

The general consensus is the decision by the pharma industry to be full remote, hybrid or full office is being driven by COVID-19. Yes, this has caused an evolving experience and attitude by employers but improved technology and the globalization of the industry have played a part. Of course, the candidate-driven job market and the… Read more »

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AI4SG

The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) created Artificial Intelligence for Social Good or AI4SG as an emerging topic at their annual conference in 2019. Why is it emerging? AI has gotten so much negative press. It controls what we see and possibly what we think through social media like Facebook and Instagram,… Read more »

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conversations about pay

A 2018 survey from Capital Group found “salary or household income” to be Americans’ top conversational taboo, ahead of “marriage problems, mental illness, drug addiction, race, sex, politics and religion.” Why then does it seem like we are having more conversations about pay than ever before? $15 Minimum Wage This may seem like a strange… Read more »

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market research 2022

Market Research 2021 Supplier vs. Client Compensation Our compensation chart for market research 2021 is based on real and targeted salaries for positions we have filled or worked on in the industry during 2021. Some ranges are wide as they include outliers in high and low cost of living areas within different industries. As you… Read more »

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hiring trends 2022

With another year consumed by the worst global pandemic since the Spanish Flu of 1918 the biopharma industry has been at the forefront more now than ever. Covid-19 vaccine approvals are still emerging and other Covid therapies are expected to be approved in 2022. Hiring trends 2022 in biopharma are positive and sales recruitment 2022… Read more »

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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 »

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Salary insights for 2022

The Three Most Exciting Pharmaceutical Industry Trends for 2022 and Salary Insights for 2022, too! The pharmaceutical industry is expected to increase to $1.5 trillion by 2023. Approximately 38% of industry experts expect big data to have the greatest impact in the pharmaceutical industry. First-time drug launchers comprise >25% of all new drug applications submitted… Read more »