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data scientist

Defining a data scientist as a unicorn who can code, build software, manage big data, model and do even more sophisticated statistical analysis and explain all of this to a non-technical audience is going to drive the role right out of existence, or standardize the role to the point that the interesting part of the… Read more »

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trust in pharmaceutical industry

Pharmaceutical innovations in the past twenty years have contributed to declining cancer death rates, almost 90% cure rates for hepatitis C and premature death rates from HIV/AIDS dropping by 85%. Yet, trust in the pharmaceutical industry has hit a new low. The 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer  showed a 13-point drop in consumer trust in the… Read more »

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2018 Grit Report Cover

The 23rd edition of the GreenBook Research Industry 2018 Grit Report using data from 3,930 global interviews has arrived. Always highly anticipated for general insights about the market research industry and specifically sought after for the Top 50 rankings of research suppliers, the report offers great information for anyone working in the market research and… Read more »

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thank you note

If our blog, Interview Thank You Note Musts, and the Slideshare, 8 Interview Thank You Note No-no’s, weren’t enough to convince you to write a thank you note after every interview, then here is some feedback directly from our clients and candidates about the impact of NOT sending a thank you note. Burning Bridges A… Read more »

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why no job offer?!

You can have an on-target resume, the right skills, multiple terrific interviews and you still might not get the job offer. Why? There are many things that happen in the hiring process that are out of your control and dependent on behind the scenes happenings at the company you are interviewing with. You may never… Read more »

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worker dreaming of an actuarial career

Those who decide to pursue actuarial careers reach that decision somewhere around their sophomore or junior year of college. They major in math or statistics and quickly realize that actuarial science is a great career path with plentiful job opportunities. They begin their job search by looking at large insurance companies and consulting firms. Firms… Read more »

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Happy 4th of July

From all the Recruiters at Smith Hanley Associates we wish you a Happy 4th of July!   Pharmaceutical Recruiters Commercial Analytics – Eda Zullo Sales – Nancy Ragonese and Carrie Pennoyer Medical Science – Ken Kupersmith Biostatistics – Nihar Parikh Market Research – Lindsey Bartlett and Liz Siegel   Data Science and Analytics‘ Recruiters East… Read more »