The Dangers of Chasing Purple Squirrels

Among recruiters, purple squirrels are candidates that have (according to Wikipedia):  ”…precisely the right education, experience, and qualifications that perfectly fits a job’s multifaceted requirements… In theory, this prized purple squirrel could immediately handle all the expansive variety of responsibilities of a job description with no training and would allow businesses to function with fewer…

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Big Data Prescribes Better Healthcare and Pharma Outcomes

While other industries, such as retail, have been quick to embrace big data, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies are beginning to unlock its value. Many are just now beginning to use analytics to increase competitiveness, fine-tune sales pipelines, and accelerate R&D and product development. Analysts predict the global healthcare analytics market is likely to grow to…

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Keys to a Successful Contract Recruiting Engagement

Since we started offering Contract Recruiting On Demand within our areas of expertise we have been speaking with clients and colleagues about their experiences.  There seem to be several keys to a successful contract recruiting engagement that stand out.  In no particular order they are: Don’t hire a generalist.  When you interview your contract recruiter make…

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