Statistical Communication – A Seat at the Table

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Statistical Communication became critical when pharmaceutical companies recognized the need to include statisticians earlier in clinical trial design and trial strategy. The strict requirements of regulatory authorities for granting market access meant decisions made in the clinical trial design could help minimize the sample size of a single study or reduce the time needed for… Read more »

Two Ways To Further Your Statistical Career

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The Direct Marketing Association (DMA) Analytics Community offers you two ways to further your statistical career. 1. Read the DMA Analytics Community 2016 Journal Free if you are a member of the DMA and $49 for an electronic version if you aren’t.  Here is a table of contents: DIRECT MARKETING ANALYTICS JOURNAL 2016 A PUBLICATION… Read more »

7 Interview Salary Discussion No-no’s

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Timing and honesty are everything in salary discussions….probably in life, too! When to have a salary discussion in the interview process and how to present your current compensation and justify your expected compensation should all be well thought out before you start interviewing. Your recruiter can be a great help in setting your strategy, offering… Read more »

Beat the Odds at PMSA in Las Vegas

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Viva Las Vegas! From April 17 through April 20 300+ management scientists in the pharmaceutical industry will descend on Las Vegas for their annual conference.  This year’s theme is: Game Changing Analytics: The Odds are in Your Favor. The non-profit sponsoring group for this event is the PMSA, Pharmaceutical Management Science Association. The PMSA’s stated… Read more »

Why You Should Use a Recruiter in Your Job Search

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1. Recruiters in your niche will have credibility with potential employers. Employers won’t know you, but your representation by a known recruiter will go a long way in selling your candidacy. 2. Niche recruiters will give you insider information. From years of working with companies and filling positions in one specialty they know the structure… Read more »

4 Hiring Practices to NOT Waste Your Company’s Money

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    An Indeed study found that 33% of the job vacancies in the U.S. remain open for more than three months.  The cost of these unfilled jobs is estimated at $160 billion a year.  What can you do to avoid this cost and attract the best people through your hiring processes?      … Read more »