Job Interview Nerves? Here’s 3 Ways to Fight Back

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Your palms are sweaty. Your voice is shaky. You face is flushed and your mouth is dry. You are probably talking too fast and bouncing your leg when you sit down. Your heart is racing and your stomach is in knots. Job Interview Nerves?  Here are three ways to fight back.   Physical To-Do’s for… Read more »

Where is Biotech and Big Pharma on Social Media?

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“The absence of pharma brands on social media creates a significant void of reputable healthcare information to aid patients.” posits Dawn Lacallade, LiveWorld. Why isn’t the pharmaceutical industry more active on social media? They would say advertising restrictions and other FDA regulations severely limit their ability to have a social media presence. There is a… Read more »

Top 4 Skills Needed to be a Data Scientist

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Data Scientist has become a catchall title for anyone who works with structured or unstructured data.  For some companies it is an IT function while for others any analytical person is called a Data Scientist because it is the most desirable title and the company can attract more candidates using that title.  It doesn’t mean… Read more »

Market Research Analyst Salary Facts

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  Quirk’s did a very interesting salary survey of their subscribers in the summer of 2017.  It confirmed that compensation is higher for corporate researchers than for those that work as research suppliers.  The interesting part was how close the entry level base salaries were. Let’s dig into the Market Research Analyst position a bit… Read more »

Top 5 Skills Needed to be a Credit Risk Analyst

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Interested in a financial services career? Candidates to be a Credit Risk Analyst are in demand as long as they have these skills:   SAS/SQL, R and Python In today’s banking environment SAS/SQL is still the analytical industry standard. However, R & Python are quickly gaining steam and are being implemented in the cultures of… Read more »

The Basics – Answer These 40 Interview Questions BEFORE You Start a Job Search

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You’ve had a successful career.  You are rising to the top of your profession and ready to take the skills you’ve learned to the next level.  Time to start a job search. STOP!  Do not send out that resume until you have prepared yourself.  With hard work you can be prepared in a week.  If… Read more »

Pharmaceutical Commercial Analytics – Review of 2017 and 2018 Predictions

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2017 Overview The pharmaceutical industry began 2017 very cautiously.  It was unclear how President Trump and his agenda were going to affect the industry. That lack of clarity led to slow hiring in the first half of 2017. As it became clear that President Trump’s attention was going to be focused elsewhere, the second half… Read more »

The ABCs of Being an MSL

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The Magnificent 7 Points that Separate the Best from the Rest for the Emerging MSL Profession For those organizations that do it better, the Medical Science Liaison (MSL) role is emerging as a competitive advantage for BioPharma, Medical Device, CRO and Contract MSL (such as TMAC, Tardis, etc.) organizations that strategically utilize this force better… Read more »