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Publix

Congratulations to our client, Publix Super Markets, Inc., for being #12 on Fortune’s 100 Best Places to Work 2019!  In 2018 Publix was #2 in Best Workplaces in Retail and #3 in Best Workplaces for Diversity. Almost 90% of Publix employees say it is a great place to work.   Publix has more than 1200… Read more »

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Happy Valentine's Day

Do you have the perfect match at work with your role and with your employer?  Find your best match through the Recruiters at Smith Hanley Associates.  Also, Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Valentine's Day packages

$19.6 billion will be spent on Valentine’s Day. Individual consumers will spend an average of $143.56. 55% of the population will celebrate Valentine’s Day this year. So reports the National Retail Federation (NRF) in their annual survey of over 7000 consumers. Why? Since retail is the nation’s largest private-sector employer at 42 million working Americans… Read more »

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MSL Venn Diagram

Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Necessary Skills Imagine a Venn diagram with two circles slightly intersecting. The first circle contains all the people with doctorates: PhDs, PharmDs, MDs, etc. These people have spent hours and hours in the lab, the library, reading, writing and researching , all solitary pursuits. The second circle contains people with relationship… Read more »

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Open offices comparison

The Chicago Tribune reported, “In 2017 70% of U.S. offices had low or no partitions. Some companies, like Netflix and Hubspot, are completely open offices, even the CEOs don’t have private offices.” Yet Harvard Business School Professor, Ethan Bernstein, found “open offices led to 73% less time in face-to-face interactions and 67% more email and… Read more »

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2019 Market Reserach Outlook

As mentioned in previous market research blogs it is currently a candidate’s market. The unemployment rate is extremely low. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicated that by 2020, 20.5 million new jobs will be added, a 14.3% growth rate since 2010. Some jobs will grow at a much faster rate during this period, and… Read more »

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commercial analytics trends

Overview The pharmaceutical industry began 2018, just like 2017, being very cautious as to how President Trump and his agenda were going to affect the commercial pharmaceutical industry. It was a slow first half of the year for commercial analytics hiring, and then in the second half of the year hiring rebounded dramatically. This growth… Read more »