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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 »

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msls are coping with the pandemic

Keeping your knowledge current by listening to the experts wherever you can find them is essential for how MSLs are coping with the pandemic. A recent MSL Society webinar detailing MSL activities during the Covid-19 pandemic shared some helpful information.  The webinar was moderated by Samuel Dyer, CEO of the MSL Society, with a panel… Read more »

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market research strategy for the pandemic

Doing market research during this pandemic is more important than ever. Millward Brown blogs, “Evidence from past crises finds that how brands react and communicate has a big influence on their survival and how quickly their business recovers once the crisis has passed.” What should your company be doing to craft a market research strategy… Read more »

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pharmaceutical industry's reputation

More than 9 in 10 Americans believe pharmaceutical companies put profits before patients, says a January 2019 Harris Poll. Of the twelve industries studied only government and tobacco scored lower than pharma. The pharmaceutical industry’s reputation has suffered because of the opiod crisis and related judicial fines, drug pricing scandals like the epipen and a… Read more »

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Using Data Science for the Greater Good

“We’re a multidisciplinary, global team built up of coders and statisticians, community builders and partnership organizers, all united by a common mission to use data science in the service of humanity,” so says the mission statement for DataKind.  As they’ve self-described, they are “enthusiastic do-gooders” trying to “harness the power of data science in the… Read more »

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Smith Hanley Associates‘ Recruiters offer their resume tips for your job search. They also take this chance to honor their close relatives who served in the military. Happy Memorial Day!   Eda Zullo, Executive Recruiter, Pharmaceutical Analytics Father, Donald Rederscheid, Private 1st Class, U.S. Army Resume Tips: If you work for a very large company… Read more »

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2021 insurance industry

Spanish Flu had been considered to be the worst case reference point for epidemics based on the low-level of health care in the early 1900’s and that countries were just coming out of four years of world war.  The extent of international air travel and globalization of trade are problems that weren’t even in the… Read more »

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PMSA

Director of Advanced Analytics, Head of U.S. Digital, Data, Analytics and Oncology Innovations, Executive in Analytics and Data Science, Global Insights Leader, Director, Commercial Analytics and Global Marketing Analytics and Business Intelligence Lead are all titles of members of the Board of the PMSA, the Pharmaceutical Management Science Association.  They work at Sanofi, Novartis, AstraZeneca,… Read more »