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answers to common interview questions

Everyone knows its important to research the company and people you will be interviewing with.  Did you know you should practice your answers to common interview questions?  In the infographic below there are good and bad answers to common interview questions.  Practice your answers and shine on your next interview.  Good and Bad Answers to… Read more »

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the medical device industry

The coronavirus that unleashed itself across the globe in 2020 has caused a level of chaos that the medical device industry hasn’t experienced in decades. Many hospital healthcare systems went into tailspins. Hospitals had to cancel or postpone most elective surgeries and forbid medical device company representatives from accessing hospital and medical center buildings. Marketing… Read more »

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biopharma sales recruitment

With most of 2020 consumed by the worst global pandemic since the Spanish Flu of 1918 and arguably one of the most controversial elections in US history, the biopharma Industry has been at the forefront more now than ever. With a Covid-19 vaccine approval on the horizon 2021 is looking to be a positive and… Read more »

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market research 2020 salaries

We made it! 2020 has been defeated. What a year for market research and particularly market research 2020 salaries. People were furloughed and laid off, hiring went on a global freeze across all industries, and we have not seen a positive trend on salary increases (as we typically do). On the bright side, digital transformation… Read more »

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Life Sciences 2021 Trends

Nobody predicted the nose dive in 2020 brought on by the pandemic. What started as one of the best labor markets in recent history, spiraled into high levels of unemployment for many. Amongst all of this uncertainty, pharmaceutical and life sciences 2021 trends are a bright spot. Rival biotech firms have come together and collaborated… Read more »

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want to be an actuary?

Do you want to be an actuary? Have you considered an actuarial career? Are you analytical and good with numbers? Do you like having impact on your company, and have a career that is not only valued but well rewarded? The infographic below gives you a number of parameters and reasons why you might want… Read more »

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commercial analytics 2021

The pharmaceutical industry began 2020, just like 2019 and 2018, being very cautious as to how President Trump and his agenda were going to affect the commercial pharmaceutical industry. Then the pandemic hit and every pharmaceutical company closed their offices to employees, implemented a work from home model and encouraged their sales reps to be… Read more »

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what to expect in data science 2021

It’s an exciting time to be working in the world of Data Science.  Here is what to expect in data science 2021 and how your data science salary has been impacted. Data Science Salaries 2020 This information may ring a few bells as we have not seen much movement in data science salaries since 2019…. Read more »

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from the Executive Recruiters at Smith Hanley Associates.

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vaccines

Vaccines represent some of the most impactful advances in public health.  Smallpox was once the most deadly disease on earth, but with the use of vaccines the last natural outbreak occurred in 1949 and smallpox was declared eradicated in 1980. U.S. vaccination requirements have led to the elimination of once highly contagious infectious diseases in… Read more »