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best phone interview questions

Interested in starting a job search? Looking for a recruiter to assist you? Prepare yourself for that initial conversation by practicing your answers to the following best phone interview question from the Recruiters at Smith Hanley Associates. Why are you looking to make a change from your current company? Data Science and Analytics Recruiter, Rachel… Read more »

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Happy Memorial Day

Hope you had a wonderful kick off weekend for Summer 2019. Happy Memorial Day from all of the Recruiters at Smith Hanley Associates!

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Data Science trends

Smith Hanley Associates’ Data Science and Analytics Recruiter, Rachel Pereira, sees three major data science trends solidifying in 2019 for her candidates and clients: Automation of Business Processes/Feature Engineering, the continuing increased utilization of Augmented Reality and Python, Python, Python. Feature Engineering Increased management of raw data through automated processes is transforming the role of… Read more »

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behavioral economics trend

A trend in consumer insights is applying behavioral economics to survey research. Behavioral economics is a method of economic analysis that applies psychological insights into human behavior to explain economic decision-making. How does this all work? Behavioral economics can provide valuable insights for marketers by helping them to identify behaviors and adapt to customers’ irrational… Read more »

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Summer Job Search

The trees are blooming, the days are lengthening and the air is warm again. Ahhhh, summer. Probably more than any season you spend these 4 or 5 months focusing on your time outside of the office. Work still goes on but there is a loosening of the intensity. Maybe you are considering tabling your summer… Read more »

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NASH drug development

With a global market estimated at $35 billion, developing a drug to treat a form of fatty liver disease called non-alcoholic steatohepatitis or NASH could be the next big thing for the pharmaceutical industry. Attention to this disease is happening because of declining drug development elsewhere, the obesity epidemic and the ravaging impact on as… Read more »

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laid-off

Recruiters want what’s best for both the company and the candidate. It’s all about building and maintaining positive relationships and treating each other respectfully and professionally. Here are a few ways to wreak havoc on the process and make your recruiter hate you.   1. Interview the Recruiter on your First Call Don’t spend time… Read more »

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Data Scientists Oversupply

As with many questions related to Data Scientists, the answer to, Is There an Oversupply of Data Scientists, depends on your definition of Data Scientist. Jeb Stone on Quora.com said recently, “There’s already a significant oversupply of junior or “new” data scientists and a significant undersupply of experienced professionals.” If, as Jeb Stone believes, “40%… Read more »

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phone interview

Preparing for your phone interview will give you the confidence to enjoy the conversation, and joy is infectious. Happy interviewers pursue confident candidates. Here are some tips to make your next phone interview successful.   So, Tell Me About Your Background? If you’re not prepared to hit this question out of the park, just hang… Read more »