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jobs hard to fill

There were 9 million workers in the bottom 40% of wage earners out of work at the end of June 2020 as well as 3.3 million workers in the top 40% of wage earners. In September 2020 the Bureau of Labor Statistics unemployment rate fell to 8.4% from a high of 14.7% a few months… Read more »

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ways to blow a job interview

It’s no surprise that defining these two fast growing, all-inclusive techniques is difficult. I have yet to see a widely agreed upon definition for data science and artificial intelligence is increasing in application and effectiveness exponentially. Educba.com, Asia’s largest online learning platform, came up with the most clear cut comparative definition: “Data Science is the… Read more »

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ambulance

Seventy-one percent of all ambulance rides involve a potential surprise bill or in other words an out of network charge. For ground rides in an ambulance that surprise bill has been a median of $450. If you have to use an air ambulance, you could be on the hook for a median surprise bill of… Read more »

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HEART

Texas Tech Business professors, Ted Waldron and James Wetherbe, propose a HEART framework to strengthen relationships with consumers when social distancing due to the pandemic has minimized or eliminated personal interaction. Humanize Your Company Education About Change Assure Stability Revolutionize Offerings Tackle the Future This HEART framework provides guidelines on what to say and what… Read more »

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CRISPR

“On January 12, 2020, one day after the first known COVID-19-related death had been confirmed, researchers in China identified the SARS-CoV-2 virus’ genetic sequence, and shared it with the rest of the world,” reported Jamie Bell in an article for NSMedicalDevices.com. Nucleic acid-based PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests have been used around the world to… Read more »

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hot jobs

Recently Crain’s Chicago Business writer Judith Crown highlighted the insights of Smith Hanley Associates’ Data Science and Analytics Recruiter, Nancy Darian, in an article titled, Hot Jobs: The most in-demand, well-paying positions now. Three of those hot jobs are part of the Smith Hanley recruiting practice and these niche recruiters offer their insights. The downturn… Read more »

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stand out to recruiters and hiring managers

During a job search you can get bogged down by the endless applications and then never hearing back from a company. Bad results seem to just be exacerbated by the pandemic. Here are a few quick tips to help you put your best skill set front and center and stand out to recruiters and hiring… Read more »

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biopharma commercial analytics

While COVID-19 continues to spread across the world it has, amazingly, had some positive impact on the way the pharmaceutical industry works. Some trends that had already started are being accelerated and some new ways of working to combat the virus will hopefully change the way biopharma works for the long-term. Here are some changes… Read more »