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As we come to the close of 2014, we thought you might be interested in hearing Executive Recruiter,  Eda Zullo‘s thoughts on trends in 2014 and predictions for 2015 in the health care commercial analytic’s world. Forecasting – This expertise has been in great demand in 2014 and she expects this demand to continue into… Read more »

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analytic trends

As we come to the close of 2014, we thought you might be interested in hearing about the analytic trends we see entering 2015 within the business analytics world. Stay tuned over the next six weeks as we provide trend and compensation information in Smith Hanley’s other recruiting specialties: Pharmaceuticals, Direct and Digital Marketing, Information… Read more »

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Do you pop your head over the top of your neighbor’s partition?  Do you peek into every cubicle you pass?  You are a cubicle prairie dog and need to practice better cubicle etiquette. 1.  Act like cubicles have walls and doors.  Don’t prairie dog and don’t barge in.  Only enter your associate’s work space when… Read more »

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Strategy for interviewing data scientists

It’s surprising how difficult the interview process can be. We always counsel our candidates and clients to strive for a dialogue in your interview versus a question and answer session. This is not always possible when your interviewer is inexperienced, nervous or just in a bad mood. Here are some suggestions for dealing with poor… Read more »

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Just last week one of our clients rejected an excellent candidate for their open position because she went through the in-person interview process without taking any notes. A minor mistake that had major negative impact. The following recommendations may sound like Interviewing 101 but it is amazing how unprepared one can be for interviews. Here… Read more »

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There seems to be a lot of confusion out there about how revealing to be with your salary information in your job search. There was recently a linkedin influencer post that said never reveal your salary to your recruiter or to the company that wants to hire you. Wrong! I couldn’t disagree with that post… Read more »

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Relocation is a word that either scares you or excites you. Convincing your spouse and family to make the move, absorbing the costs both psychic and tangible and taking on the risk that living in the new spot may not be as magical as the new job are all scary. New job, new city, new… Read more »

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Only 3% of Americans regularly read magazines; another 9% read them occasionally. Yet the number of magazines in the U.S. numbers 7390. For those of you working in statistics, Significance is a quarterly magazine worth reading. Its tag line is Statistics Making Sense. It does a terrific job of presenting articles that will appeal to… Read more »

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We were lucky to mistakenly receive an email from one of our clients that was meant for their internal hiring managers only. This was a large, fast moving consumer goods company and they very specifically outlined why taking soooooo long to fill open positions was hurting their company. We were lucky because this reinforced many… Read more »

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A great recruiter can make your job search or filling your hiring need far easier than going it alone. If you’ve worked with the same recruiter throughout your career or for other openings, they will know your expectations and exceptions without you telling them. The openness that comes from working together over time will pay… Read more »