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coronavirus pandemic and thelehealth

A study in the Journal of the American Informatics Association showed virtual urgent care visits at NYU Langone grew by 683% and non-urgent virtual care visits grew by a staggering 4,345% between March 2 and April 14. The coronavirus pandemic and telehealth have reshaped care delivery and opened big opportunities for telehealth to dramatically impact… Read more »

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Happy Fourth of July!

From all the Recruiters at Smith Hanley Associates we wish you a very Safe and Happy Fourth of July!   Pharmaceutical Recruiters Commercial Analytics – Eda Zullo, [email protected] Sales – Nancy Ragonese, [email protected] Medical Science – Ken Kupersmith, [email protected] Biostatistics – Nihar Parikh, [email protected] Medical Device Sales – Gary Cavanagh, gcav[email protected] Data Science and Analytics’… Read more »

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growth in medical device sales

In 2020 medical device sales in the U.S. are estimated to be $457 billion increasing at a CAGR of 5.6% through 2024 or increasing sales to $595 billion.  The growth in medical device sales to emerging economies is having a significant impact on the industry accounting for 30% of all sales.  Where is the growth… Read more »

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MSL interview Tips

In the March 2020 edition of The MSL, The Journal of the Medical Liaison Society,  Ken Kupersmith, MSL Executive Recruiter, suggests MSL interview tips that get you thinking about your MSL interview the same way you approach your KOL meetings.   Visit here for the complete article and more in-depth information on how to prepare for… Read more »

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pandemic pay cuts

General Motors furloughed 6500 salaried employees who will receive 75% of their normal pay.  Senior executives will take a pandemic pay cuts of 5-10% and defer 20% of their salaries Buzz Feed told employees who make less than $65,000 they will face a 5% pay cut, and employees who make more than $125,000 will take… Read more »

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pandemic business interruption coverage

As actuaries grapple with building simulation models of the pandemic utilizing unfamiliar and historically uncommon data like virus infection rate, case fatality rate, hospitalization fatality rate and length of time needed to develop a vaccine, the American Academy of Actuaries is asking the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services  for a federal insurance program for… Read more »

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Why Python?

Asked any data scientist why the software named after Monty Python’s Flying Circus, Python, has become the industry standard and they will answer because of its extensive  libraries.  There are 70,000 libraries in the Package Index and NumPy, SciPy and Pandas lead the way in usage.  But there are a number of other reasons why… Read more »

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pandemic job search

Whether you are happily employed or looking for a full-time job, the pandemic offers an opportunity to either further your career or your job search. Here is a to-do list for your pandemic job search and a to-do list for your career development while sheltering-at-home. Network If you are job searching, you know how critical… Read more »

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your virtual interview

Even before the pandemic we had clients making offers to candidates they had never met in person.  Knocking your virtual interview out of the park is as critical as a no-longer-possible in-person interview.  Here are some NON run-of-the-mill tips for preparing for your virtual interview. Prepare Candidates have become so comfortable with talking, recording and… Read more »

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data engineer more in demand than data scientists

The Dice 2020 Tech Job Report said data engineer was the fastest growing job in technology with a 50% year-over-year growth in the number of open positions. Quanthub.com reports that demand for data engineers has outstripped supply since about 2016. Yet demand for data scientists seems to be all company’s talk about. Yet data engineers… Read more »