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The demand and the need for Data Scientists is so great that the utilization list is almost all inclusive of every industry, every sector and every function that one could think of. Instead of a top ten list, here are some interesting facts and a summary of how the largest industries are utilizing the Data… Read more »

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The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) tells us that Netherlands and their neighbor Denmark have the best work-life balance. The OECD’s most important criteria in determining this best balance is the amount ot time people spend outside of work. In the Netherlands .5% of employees work 50 or more hours a week. The… Read more »

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You’ve just made a job offer to a top-of-the-line candidate who had expressed great interest in your company and your opening.  Your job offer is rejected. What are you doing wrong?   Job Offer Made Three Weeks after the Final Interview This time period alone wouldn’t be enough to lose an acceptance of a job… Read more »

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PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) recently published a terrific white paper, “How do actuarial and data science skills converge at life insurers?” PWC argues that the roles of actuaries and data scientists will be very different in 2030 than they are today. Actuarial Recruiter, Rory Hauser, highlights some core differences between data scientists and actuaries and also notes… Read more »

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WOW! What a GREAT conference the Pharmaceutical Marketing Science Association (PMSA) put on for 3 ½ days at the end of April in San Antonio, TX. WHY? Almost 300 pharmaceutical commercial analytics professionals discussed the “next generation” of analytics. Here are some key takeaways on that hot topic presented at the conference. PMSA generously shares… Read more »

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If you assume anyone a company interviews for a position has the right qualifications on paper, then the person who gets hired is the candidate they LIKED the best. It’s about chemistry. Is chemistry something you can prepare for? Absolutely! Chemistry is established from first impressions and from those idle moments during the interview process… Read more »

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 “The ability to form ongoing relationships with influential recruiters can prove more critical to your career success than any other networking outlet,” says Medical Science Liaison Executive Recruiter, Ken Kupersmith. Here is some more essential information from Ken to inform your working relationship with your recruiter. How to Find a Recruiter Make it easy for recruiters to… Read more »

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Why Become a Data Scientist? Glassdoor has reported that the #1 job in 2016 and 2017 was Data Scientist. Springboard calculated there are 215,000 Data Scientist openings on Indeed.com. Simplilearn says the world will generate 50 times more data in 2020 than was generated in 2011. These statistics are why you want to consider becoming… Read more »

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There are so many different types of interviews. There is the standard type of talking across the desk, the lunch interview, the panel interview or one that is conducted over the phone. Don’t take this time with human resources or the hiring manager for granted. Smith Hanley Associates’ Market Research Executive Recruiter, Lindsey Bartlett, has… Read more »